PhD Palaeontology / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
- Degree awarded
- 36 Months. [Full-Time]
- 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).
- How to apply
- Apply online
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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.
The next Open Day will take place on Wednesday 23rd October. Further details will appear here shortly.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): Standard £TBA, Band 1 £7,000, Band 2 £9,500, Band 3 £14,000
International students (per annum): Standard £24,000, Band 1 £26,000, Band 2 £29,000, Band 3 £31,500
UK/EU students (per annum): Standard £TBA, Band 1 £3,500; Band 2 £4,750; Band 3 £7,000
International students (per annum): Standard £12,000, Band 1 £13,000; Band 2 £15,750; Band 3 £18,250
Please note for the majority of projects where experimentation requires further resource: higher fee bands (where quoted) will be charged rather than the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of the course for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.
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