Postgraduate Module Descriptor
ANTM103: Applied Anthrozoology
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
The aims of the module are to:
- enable you to explore and critically reflect upon the applied dimension of anthrozoological research;
- offer students already employed in a related profession to put what they are learning in the classroom into practice and consider how their anthrozoological knowledge might be utilised to improve human-animal interactions in their working environment; and
- provide students who are hoping to pursue a career in a related field to engage in work experience which will enable them to put what they have learned in the classroom into practice and provide them with valuable transferable skills for future employment.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. critically reflect upon the practical application of anthrozoological knowledge in a wide range of existing case studies/ethnographic contexts;|
2. critically reflect upon the potential for anthrozoological knowledge to benefit humans and nonhuman animals in other 'real world' situations;
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. demonstrate a critical awareness of contemporary theoretical debates concerning applied anthropology, advocacy and cosmopolitanism;|
4. apply these debates and appropriate theoretical models to anthrozoological examples;
5. demonstrate an understanding of the ethical and practical implications of the application of anthrozoological theory, method and data in 'real world' situations;
6. Demonstrate a sound understanding of the ethical implications of applied research;
|Personal and Key Skills||7. effectively apply anthrozoological knowledge to practical 'real world' situations;|
8. formulate and present convincing and reasoned arguments.