Physiology and Physics


Physiology explores the functions of living organisms. Physiologists investigate everything from individual molecules' interactions to the way specific organs work within the human body. Understanding cell and system physiology helps us to discover new ways of preventing and curing disease.

Offering a firm foundation in physics, mathematics, and physiology, this multidisciplinary program is well suited to those interested in applying methods of the physical sciences to problems in physiology and allied biological sciences.


Upon graduation from this program, you will be well positioned to pursue a career in a variety of fields related to physiology, physics, or a combination of the two. Physiology will prepare you for work in academic research or a variety of careers in areas like the pharmaceutical industry and health care. The broad nature of physics will also provide you with a wide range of opportunities suited to your specialties. You may also wish to pursue graduate studies in the field or others.

  • Medical or pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Scientific or technical writer
  • Lab assistant
  • Veterinarian
  • Naturopathic Practitioner
  • Paramedic

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Science.

See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application.

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