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  Human-Animal Interaction MSc/MA


University of Stirling    Psychology

Full time & Part time September PGDip, PGCert, MA, MSc 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time Award winner
Psychology (31) Veterinary Sciences (35)

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Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Human-Animal Interaction with the MSc/MA programme offered. Delve into the diverse realms of our relationships with non-human animal species through interdisciplinary approaches and varied research methods. From pet ownership to animal-assisted interventions, zoos, farms, and conservation, this programme covers a wide array of topics. Gain insights into human and animal behaviour, ethical considerations, and methods for measuring interactions and outcomes. With the option to choose between an MA or MSc based on your methodological preferences, this course offers a tailored learning experience. Benefit from practical placements and research projects to align with your career goals. The programme boasts exceptional faculty facilities, including state-of-the-art laboratory spaces and computing infrastructure. Join the Behaviour and Evolution Research Group for additional learning opportunities. If you hold a relevant degree or possess significant work/life experience, seize this chance to deepen your understanding of human-animal interactions.

About the course

Humans share this planet with other animals and our interactions are at the core of our everyday lives. We farm and eat animals, we keep them as companions and for work, as models for humans in laboratory research, in animal-assisted interventions for positive behaviour change, and in education, entertainment and ecotourism. Depending upon our perceptions and attitudes towards animals, and in relation to the impact they have on us and the environment, we may actively attempt to conserve them, domesticate them or eradicate

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.




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