MA/PGCert in Professional Development - Human Animal Interaction

Online Professional Development International    Postgraduate Work-based Learning

Part time March, October MA, PGCert 2 to 3 years
Psychology (31) Veterinary Sciences (35)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MA/PGCert in Professional Development - Human Animal Interaction at the University of Chester. This programme offers a unique opportunity for work-based learners to delve into the intricate world of human-animal interactions, encompassing theory, research, ethology, and ethical practices. The flexibility of this distance learning course allows you to balance your professional and personal commitments while enhancing your expertise in this fascinating field. The Postgraduate Certificate comprises three modules focusing on work-based learning skills, human-animal interactions, and animal ethology. For those pursuing the Master's degree, additional modules on research methods and a practitioner enquiry project are included. This programme is tailored for professionals seeking to broaden their knowledge or transition into careers involving mental health, veterinary medicine, animal training, and more. To qualify, applicants need a Bachelor's degree or relevant professional qualifications, along with at least one year of work experience. Join a dynamic online community of like-minded individuals passionate about human-animal interactions and professional development. Elevate your career and make a difference with this innovative and comprehensive programme.

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Postgraduate Certificate & Master’s Degree (MA) in Professional Development in Human Animal Interactions

The Human Animal Interaction programmes allow work based learners to develop expertise in human-animal interaction theory and application, research, ethology and animal emotion, ethical practice, relational dynamics, and cultural considerations across groups in relation to animals. 

Further specialization is possible via the Master’s degree option. The programme allows learners to continue their work and life while pursuing certification or degree. These programmes are for distance learners and include no compulsory residency requirements.

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Entry Requirements

Bachelors degree or relevant professional qualifications and at least one year relevant work experience.


MA: £15,000

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