This postgraduate program (MA or MSc) at University of Stirling Covers Masters in Human Animal Interaction will introduce you to interdisciplinary approaches and a diverse range of methods used to research our relationships with other species. The program examines numerous topics relating to the many complex human–animal interactions across a wide range of contexts – from pet owning to animal-assisted interventions, zoos, farms and conservation.
Students will examine how both human and animal behaviour shape human animal interaction. The program also explores associated ethical issues, as well as teaches students to critically evaluate methods for measuring attitudes, interactions and their outcomes.
A practical placement and research project to get direct experience tailored to your individual career goals, is also part of the curriculum. Students learn from our recognised experts in human–animal interaction, whose specialisms include:
- animal behaviour and animal welfare
- animal-assisted activities and interventions
- human and animal coexistence
This Masters course can be studied as an MA or MSc depending upon whether your focus is on quantitative or qualitative methodologies. Interested in finding out more? Applying from Canada? Contact Jackie at Barclay Educational Services. Barclay is a recognized Canadian agent of Stirling. As such, there is no charge for our services. The University pays our fee.