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MSc by Research Palaeontology

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Paleontology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Programme description

Research is directed towards dinosaur limb mechanics, including computer modelling of dinosaur gait, trackway formation and interpretation, including LiDAR digital mapping of sites, palaeopathology, taphonomy, and embryology. The Manchester team is also active in palaeoecological studies of dinosaur sites, the study of fossil lagerstatten in general, and in arthropod taxonomy and palaeoecology.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Standard TBC, Band 1 £7,250, Band 2 £9,750, Band 3 £14,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

Standard £24,500, Band 1 £27,000, Band 2 £30,000, Band 3 £32,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class UK honours degree or international equivalent, in a relevant science discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).