MSc Palaeobiology

University of Bristol

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Programme overviewThis interdisciplinary MSc programme is for students who are passionate about early life, mass extinctions, macroevolution and fossil preservation. It bridges the biology-geology divide. You will learn the latest techniques in phylogenetics, biomechanics and macroevolution training, providing you with a strong foundation for independent research to PhD level or for a career in museum curation, science education, management or the media.You will join Bristols established ... READ MORE

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Full time | Clifton Campus | 1 year | 26-SEP-22

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WUSCA student ranking
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98th / 131
CUG ranking
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17th
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11th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
Full Time
1 year

Modules
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An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in geology, biological sciences, environmental sciences, archaeology, anthropology or a related discipline.

Tuition fees

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£10,700 per year
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More info: Additional fees Bench fee £500. Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year..

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£25,500 per year
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More info: Additional fees Bench fee £500. Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year..

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£25,500 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: Additional fees Bench fee £500. Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year..

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04 Apr 14

MSc Palaeobiology

my advice to students thinking of choosing Bristol university would be to stay in clifton halls I would change to have...
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04 Apr 14

MSc Palaeobiology

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Where you'll study

University of Bristol

Tyndall Park Road to Park Row Bristol
BS8 1TH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Clifton Down  0.2 miles away

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