Academic Calendar - 2021 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021ARCHIVE

Western Main Campus

Honours Specialization HONOURS SPECIALIZATION IN MEDICAL BIOPHYSICS (Biological Science Concentration)
Faculty of Science/Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry; including BMSc and Neuroscience - Medical Biophysics

This module can be completed only within a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours degree.

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements (5.0 courses) with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in the following 4.0 principal courses, with no mark below 60% in any of these courses:

1.0 courses: Biology 1001A* and Biology 1002B*.
1.0 course from: Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B.
0.5 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B.
0.5 course from: Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B.
0.5 course from: Physics 1201A/B, Physics 1501A/B, the former Physics 1028A/B, the former Physics 1301A/B.
0.5 course from: Physics 1202A/B, Physics 1502A/B, the former Physics 1029A/B, the former Physics 1302A/B.

* 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

10.0 courses:

0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A.
1.0 course from: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382A/B, Biology 2581A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B, Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
0.5 course: Chemistry 2213A/B.
0.5 course: Computer Science 2035A/B.
3.0 courses: Medical Biophysics 3330F/G, Medical Biophysics 3501A, Medical Biophysics 3503G, Medical Biophysics 3505F, Medical Biophysics 3507G, Medical Biophysics 3970Z.
1.0 course: Physiology 2130.
1.5 courses from: Medical Biophysics 4455A/B, Medical Biophysics 4467A/B, Medical Biophysics 4475A/B, Medical Biophysics 4535A/B, Medical Biophysics 4700B, Medical Biophysics 4710A/B.
1.5 courses: Medical Biophysics 4970E (Research Project = 1.5 courses).

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.