24 months
5000 USD/year
5000 USD/year
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The Physiology program of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences studies an integrative subject in biological sciences, a branch of medical sciences employing a systems-based approach. It deals with the function of cells, the cornerstone of human physiology, and all aspects of functioning of organs and organ systems.


The Physiology program of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences aims to promote an integrated and multidisciplinary approach to study fundamental physiological aspects of human health and diseases. It is also aimed to train postgraduate students with deeper theoretical and practical physiology knowledge of organ systems including concepts and mechanisms from cellular to whole body organs both in healthy and disease states.

Students at Physiology program of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences will:

  • get a unique opportunity for developing knowledge and understanding, and research and practical skills from the medical perspective.
  • incorporate the latest developments in the profession
  • have easy access to dedicated teaching faculty.
  • be confident, effective doctors
  • develop the teamwork skills essential for a career in medicine – and make connections that will last well into their professional life.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physiology of Sex and Human Reproduction 
  • Physiology Across the Lifespan 
  • Muscle Physiology 
  • Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
  • Pulmonary Pathophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Pathophysiology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must obtain a record of transcripts from the institution they have attended. There is no minimum required GPA to secure admission to a graduate program. However, competitive applicants have the GPA of 3.00 or above.
    • B.Sc. and secondary school or equivalent 
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV): This includes your personal information as well as your education background and work experience.
    • Cover Letter: This letter demonstrates which program you are deciding to apply for.
    • Two letters of recommendation\Scanned copy of the main page of your passport in high quality in any graphic format (PDF, JPEG, and PNG)
    • Passport-size photo

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Shiraz

7338875 - 11101515 IRR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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