Taught course

Human-Animal Interaction and Wellbeing

Wrexham University · Animal Science

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a degree in an animal or equine related subject or a cognate discipline.

Applicants from health or social care are also welcomed, provided that they can demonstrate experience of the animal or equine sectors.

Those without formal higher education qualifications will need to demonstrate experience relevant to the MSc programme.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc is one of very few U.K. programmes exploring human and animal interaction and wellbeing.

You will develop your understanding of how factors impacting the human-animal relationship can be applied to a range of practical situations.

The course:

  • Embraces the global One Health and One Welfare initiatives that highlight the interconnections between animal health and welfare, human health and wellbeing and the environment.
  • Combines theory and practice, enabling recognition of the need for a multi-disciplinary approach to the sustainable use and wellbeing of our animals for their mutually beneficial effects in the future.
  • Has a blended approach to course delivery, with online sessions and on-campus teaching.
  • Includes guest speakers and educational visits.
  • Provides you with the opportunity to gain skills and experience to enter a range of relevant careers.

Fees and funding

Wrexham University’s tuition fees for 2024/25 for MSc Human-Animal Interaction and Wellbeing are £5940.

The fees you pay and the support available will depend on a number of different factors. Full information can be found on our fees and funding pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Student Enquiries
01978 293439