PhD Bioarchaeology / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy
- 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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Palaeontological and archaeological remains provide a unique window to the past that is essential for understanding how organisms, including humans, evolve and respond to long-term environmental change. Research within this area uses morphological, chemical and biomolecular studies of fossil and archaeological remains to investigate research questions concerning patterns of palaeobiodiversity, key evolutionary innovations such as flight and bipedalism, and the earliest genetic modifications of plants at the transition to farming.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): Standard £TBA, Low £7,000, Medium £14,000, High £19,000
International students (per annum): Standard £24,000, Low £26,000, Medium £31,500, High £36,500
UK/EU students (per annum): Standard £TBA, Low £3,500, Medium £7,000, High £9,500
International students (per annum): Standard £12,000, Band 1 £13,000; Band 2 £15,750; Band 3 £18,250
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