Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Science/Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry; including BMSc and Neuroscience - Medical Biophysics

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements, including the following courses with a minimum mark of 60% in each full or half course:

0.5 course from: Physics 1201A/B, Physics 1401A/B, Physics 1501A/B, the former Physics 1028A/B, the former Physics 1301A/B.
0.5 course from: Computer Science 1026A/B, Physics 1202A/B, Physics 1402A/B, Physics 1502A/B, the former Physics 1029A/B, the former Physics 1302A/B.
0.5 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B.
0.5 course from: Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B.
1.0 course: Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B.
1.0 course: Biology 1001A and Biology 1002B (may be deferred until Year 2). Biology 1201A with a mark of at least 70% may be used in place of Biology 1001A, and Biology 1202B with a mark of at least 70% may be used in place of Biology 1002B.

Module/Program Information

4.0 courses:

0.5 course from: Computer Science 2035A/B, Data Science 2000A/B, Data Science 2100A.
2.5 courses: Medical Biophysics 3330F, Medical Biophysics 3467B, Medical Biophysics 3501A, Medical Biophysics 3503G,Medical Biophysics 3518B, Medical Biophysics 3720A, Medical Biophysics 3820B, the former Medical Biophysics 3505F, the former Medical Biophysics 3507G.
1.0 courses from: Biochemistry 2280A, Biology 2382A/B, Biology 2581A/B, Calculus 2302A/B, Calculus 2303A/B, Chemistry 2214A/B, Computer Science 1025A/B or Computer Science 1026A/B or Engineering Science 1036A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B, additional courses in Medical Biophysics at the 2000- and/or 3000-level, Physics 2101A/B, Physics 2102A/B.

Note: students are encouraged to take Medical Biophysics 2500A/B in second year if they want an introduction to the discipline of Medical Biophysics or are interested in learning how biophysics concepts are applied in translational health research.