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MSc by Research Palaeontology

UK

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What will I learn?

Programme description

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.

Which department am I in?

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£25,500.00 (US$ 31,371) per year
Band A £25,500; Band B £27,000; Band C £30,000; Band D £32,000; Band E £37,500

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

The University of Manchester

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Entry requirements

For international students

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). All applicants will need to demonstrate competency in English language. Applicants who do not already possess an acceptable English Language qualification will need to take a recognised test and attain the required English Language score: IELTS: At least 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in each component. TOEFL iBT: At least 90 overall with no less than 20 in each component. We do not accept 'MyBestScore'. Pearson Test of English (PTE): At least 70 overall with no less than 59 in each component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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