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Animal Law and Society, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
University rank #145 (WUR) Online
This Animal Law and Society online master's degree programme at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona  is oriented towards professional specialisation and aims to train up experts in animal-related work, from a global legal perspective, attending to the needs of a society that is becoming more and more aware of the legal implications of treating animals as sentient beings. 

About

The advantage of this online version of the programme over its classroom-based counterpart is that it can meet the increasing demand from students from abroad, or from other autonomous communities in Spain, who cannot change residence in order to take a classroom-based master's degree.

This master's is markedly interdisciplinary in nature and aspires to provide a well-rounded education by combining animal-related subject areas within law, ethology, nutrition, welfare, ethics, art and entertainment, organisation and social responsibility.

Career opportunities

  • Expert in local, national or international government agencies, private companies, schools or the Media.
  • Lawyer, judge or other legal practitioner specialising in a particular branch of animal law.
  • Consultancy services for local and national authorities, veterinary centres, schools, refuges, animal welfare organisations, or the police.
  • Designing tools to support a particular animal welfare project.
  • Specialist working in local and national authorities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bases for integration of animal rights in a globalised society 
  • Comparative analysis of animals, law and society
  • Application of law and state legislation 
  • Design and management of a model of professional application of animal rights
For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Spanish
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Degree or diploma holders in any discipline (preferably in Law, Humanities, Philosophy, Veterinary Medicine, History, Communication Science, Biology, Environmental Science, Education)
  • Official Bachelor Degree or comparable 
  • Academic record
  • DNI, TIE or valid passport
  •  Curriculum vitae
  • Accredited ability in English

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    4020 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4020 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    4020 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4020 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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