Glyndwr University

Human-Animal Interaction and Wellbeing MSc

Human and animal lives are inextricably linked in today’s society. A multi-faceted approach to understanding the mutual benefits of human-animal relationships is necessary for a sustainable future. Human psychological attitudes regarding the value of species and likely impacts on survival must also be considered. Critical evaluation of a diverse range of human-animal interactions globally will be studied in this course.

  • Students will develop an understanding of the complex nature of the human-animal relationship.
  • An appreciation of the multi-disciplinary approach needed to improve human-animal health and well-being will be developed.
  • Individuals will cultivate a critical awareness of current practices in animal and equine husbandry, training, and use of animals in society.
  • Students will appreciate the need for changes in human-animal interaction for a sustainable future.
  • The application of critical thinking and practical skills will be applied to real-life case studies.
  • Students will benefit from the delivery and support offered by our dedicated team of academics and industry professionals throughout the program.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in 





    6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0) 

    2 years before the course start date.

  • AS / A Level English Language and/or Literature 

    Grade C

Career Prospects

Completion of the MSc will enable our students to work in any of the following areas:

  • Animal / Equine Husbandry: Welfare, Rehabilitation, Retraining, Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Academic Research: Universities, PhD

Course Details

This program provides a multi-disciplinary approach to studying human-animal interaction and its application to well-being.

The program aims to enable students to:

  • To develop a comprehensive understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of human-animal interactions and how they relate to well-being.
  • To critically evaluate the idea that optimal human well-being and animal health and welfare are achieved through the positive interconnection between people, animals, and the environment.

YEAR 1 (Level 7)

Human-Animal Interconnection (30 credits)
Practical Animal Welfare and Ethics (30 credits)
Research and Study Skills (30 credits)
Holistic Animal Rehabilitation (30 credits)
Dissertation (60 credits)

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