University of Southampton
This programme enables you to develop your knowledge of vertebrate palaeontology, evolutionary biology, anatomy, phylogenetics and biomechanics. Mainly comprising research, it also contains taught modules. You will be based near several sites of global importance, including the Isle of Wight, Surrey, Sussex and Dorset�s Jurassic coast, providing excellent opportunities for fieldwork. Our close collaboration with Biological Sciences and Aeronautics and Astronautics will allow you to experience a multidisciplinary approach to the study of vertebrate palaeontology.
Good Honours degree.
Semester 1: Core modules: contemporary topics in vertebrate palaeontology; vertebrate palaeobiology; phylogenetics and evolution; plus 1 option from: basin analysis; microfossils, environment and time; global climate cycles; biogeochemical cycles in the Earth system. Semester 2: Core modules: biochemical cycles in the Earth�s systems; marine geoarchaeology; vertebrate palaeontology of the Isle of Wight (field trip). You will also be encouraged to attend modules offered by the Centre for Biological Sciences: evolution; behaviour ecology and evolution; plus research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS)||Southampton||SO14 3ZH||South East|
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