University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Palaeontology

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.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) in palaeontology or a related discipline; IELTS score of 6.5.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 - 36 months
PhD Part-time July 2017 - 72 months
PhD Full-time September 2017 - 36 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MPhil Full-time July 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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