Students study the phylogeny and systematics of invertebrates, plants and algae, palaeontology, palaeoenvironments, palaeoecology, palaeobiogeography, biodiversity, evolutionary studies and biogeochemistry, incorporating aspects of several closely related disciplines such as palaeoclimatology and taphonomy. Multidisciplinary studies include biomechanical and comparative developmental studies on modern plants, geomicrobiology, palaeobiogeography, palaeophysiology and functional morphology, taphonomy and terrestrialization.
A minimum 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent is required in Earth, ocean and planetary sciences, chemistry and physics.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cathays Park Campus||Cardiff||CF10 3AT||Wales|
029 2087 4830