Postgraduate Module Descriptor
ANTM103: Applied Anthrozoology
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 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 with the opportunity to engage in work experience or a desk-based project focussed on a specific organisation or anthrozoological issue 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.