What will I learn?

**Understand the fascinating and essential human-animal bond and the science behind it. Explore the role of animals as pets, in zoos, on farms, in therapy and in conservation.**Our Human-Animal Interaction degree is the first of its kind in the UK. Animals play a central role in our lives and we have a huge impact on their wellbeing, as they do on ours.You’ll explore this relationship and learn how to manage, protect and promote our mutual bond to enhance people’s lives, animal welfare and the environment. Our 70-species Animal Collection will provide opportunities to interact with different animals and observe this relationship first-hand.You’ll explore the human-animal bond in terms of human psychology, and consider the complexities of our interactions with animals; which range from using animals as resources to improving our mental and physical wellbeing. You’ll study the fundamentals in animal health, behaviour and welfare, to understand the needs of animals.The human-animal bond is key to success in so many industries, and so your career options are excitingly diverse.

Which department am I in?

Animal

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 17,777) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Hartpury House,

Hartpury,

Gloucester,

Gloucestershire,

GL19 3BE, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 17,777) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Hartpury House,

Hartpury,

Gloucester,

Gloucestershire,

GL19 3BE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who hold High School Graduation Diploma (with a minimum 3.0 GPA), plus three Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations at grade 3 or higher will be considered. This must include science, if applying for a science degree. We also require a minimum of 600 in writing, critical reading and mathematical elements in the SAT or a score of 26 or higher in the ACT test. Minimum IELTS score of 6.0 prior to entry onto the programme considered.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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