Palaeontology and Evolution

Palaeontology is the study of the life of the past. This course studies the evolution of life through the combined study of geology and biology. You will become a numerate and analytically able palaeobiologist with an understanding of the evolution of life in the context of this planet and its history.

Our courses


BSc Palaeontology and Evolution
UCAS code CF17, 3 years full-time

MSci Palaeontology and Evolution
UCAS code CF16, 4 years full-time

Some units in these courses are delivered by the School of Biological Sciences.

Detailed course structure

Search our Unit Catalogue for individual units that you will be able to take as part of the programme. 

There are many things about my course which I enjoy but the way in which it is structured had so far impressed me the most.

Fiann Smithwick (MSci Palaeontology and Evolution)

Internships

We are keen to involve undergraduates in our research, and offer internship opportunities every year.

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