The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Biophysics

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School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Biophysics
Description:Biophysics is the study of the living universe. Today, the field is expanding at a rapid pace, and opportunities exist in research and clinical environments around the world. Biophysics contains many different areas ranging from molecules to proteins to organisms. With such a diverse range of topics, the laws of physics that apply to each topic is equally varied. Therefore, biophysics brings together many different topics of physics to bear into the investigation of biological matter.

Biophysics is available as an Honours option in the Physics program. You can take Bioscience electives in your third and fourth years. The Applied Biophysics research laboratory specializes in the development of novel tools and methods for the analysis and manipulation of biomolecules. The lab draws on specializations in Engineering, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology.
URL:Biophysics at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,381

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 10, 2016

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