Applications are welcome from students with a good first degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) in Palaeontology or a related discipline.
Months of entry
January, September, July, April
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.
Information for international students
Overseas students would need to demonstrate competence in English Language, for example, IELTS score of 6.5.
Fees and funding
The school has a number of research council scholarships available for PhD study. For more informaiton please visit the school website .
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
- +44(0)161 275 0776
- +44(0)161 306 9361