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Biophysics

University of Guelph

18 months
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13674 CAD/year
4754 CAD/year
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About

The Biophysics program of University of Guelph seeks to further students' understanding of biological processes through the application of the concepts and techniques of the physical sciences. 

Overview

Key facts

The Biophysics program of University of Guelph focuses on basic discovery research in the sciences, rather than medical and clinical applications. Experimental research conducted by students within BIG spans the entire breadth of the life sciences spectrum, including biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, and human biology.

The program provides graduate students with comprehensive education and research training in the field of Biophysics. The program emphasizes multidisciplinary experimental and computational approaches, in which physical and computational tools are applied to biological problems. Collaborative research between faculty members with complementary research interests is actively encouraged, and several graduate students are co-supervised by two research groups.

Are you interested in:

  • Biomechanical Biophysics
  • Cellular Biophysics
  • Computational Biophysics
  • Molecular Biophysics 
  • Structural Biophysics

Career opportunities:

  • Government laboratory researcher
  • Hospital clinical research scientist
  • University professor
  • Biomedical research writer
  • Industrial researcher/instrument specialist
  • Medical student

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts in Biophysics
  • Biophysics Seminar
  • Scientific Communication and Research Methods in Biophysics
  • Advanced Topics in Biophysics
  • Clinical Applications of Physics in Medicine
  • Molecular Biophysics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline is ongoing.

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree in a wide range of areas, including: Biophysics, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Microbiology, Engineering, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Food Science, etc. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6837 CAD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    4754 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2377 CAD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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