12 months
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22500 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Anthrozoology from The University of Exeter will be of interest to anyone who would like to investigate the many and varied ways in which humans perceive, engage, compete and co-exist with non-human animals in a range of cultural contexts.

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Overview

The distance learning MA Anthrozoology from The University of Exeter is especially relevant in terms of Continual Professional Development for individuals who are involved with the care of non-human animals in a professional capacity (eg, vets, veterinary nurses/technicians, animal trainers, dog wardens, zoo keepers, conservationists, charity workers etc.), as well as for students who have completed social science undergraduate degrees or who have a science background and would like to expand their research interests into the social sciences. 

The distance learning format is sufficiently flexible to enable you to fit it in around your existing professional and personal commitments.

Career paths

Current MA Anthrozoology students and graduates work in the following areas:

  • Wildlife conservation
  • Veterinary nursing
  • Animal behaviour
  • Teaching and university lecturing
  • Dog training
  • Fundraising and PR for national and international animal charities
  • Zoo keeping

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Anthrozoology: Theory and Method
  • Applied Anthrozoology
  • Dissertation
  • The Animal Mirror: Representations of Animality
  • Animals, Health and Healing
  • Humans and Other Primates
  • Humans and Wildlife: Conflict and Conservation
  • Animals and Religion

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates must satisfy the general admissions requirements of the University of Exeter normally a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in any discipline from the arts, social sciences, humanities, biological/natural sciences, business and education considered plus related professional qualifications. 
  • While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

£5,625 part-time

International fees per year:

£11,250 part-time

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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