Palaeoanthropology MRes Add to your prospectus

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2018
  • Entry requirements: You will require a good 2:1 or equivalent undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study.
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Fees cover the cost of your tuition, registration, examinations (but not re-sits) and graduation.

We want to try and help you prepare for the day-to-day costs of studying. These might include things like photocopying in the library, buying textbooks and specialist equipment or going on field classes. We have put together tables of additional costs for guidance, for each subject area, including where departments make contributions towards these costs. Please see our study costs page for full details.

Tuition fees (Home/EU)

The University's tuition fees are normally fixed at yearly intervals and follow Government guidelines on minimum levels. The normal tuition fee for Home/EU postgraduate students (2018 entry, unless otherwise specified) per year are stated below.  Please note that part-time fees are charged at 50% of the full-time fee shown below per year (unless otherwise specified). 

Standard full-time postgraduate fee £5,300 to £12,200
Fee for this course Full-time: £4,260 (2018)

International students

International students are required to pay the full costs of their tuition in the UK with each university setting its own international fees. The University of Liverpool's fees represent excellent value for money for a Russell Group University. Fees for postgraduate research programmes are different than for master's programmes and a full list of fees are available on our International money and scholarships pages. The normal tuition fee for full-time international postgraduate students (2018 entry, unless otherwise specified) per year will be as follows:

International fee for this course Full-time: £16,150 (2018)

Financial Support

In addition to AHRC funding for Masters students, we offer several bursaries for applicants to our MA and MSc programmes. We also award generous book allowances to students who are successful in their applications for AHRC funding.

These bursaries are open to applicants for any of our MA and MSc programmes; priority will be given to those intending to continue to doctoral research.

For further information see:

Postgraduate Taught Student Awards

A range of awards, scholarships and bursaries are available for those undertaking postgraduate study at the University.

Doctoral Studentships

Arts and Humanities Research Council BGP studentships are available each year for our programmes, although precise availability for each programme varies. Our students have had considerable success sin gaining the University and Faculty studentships as well, especially the Duncan Norman and Alumni and John Lennon studentships.

University scholarships

For further information, please the Graduate School's webpages:

For information about AHRC funding see: