Biological and Medical Physics

Delving into Life’s Mysteries

Students using microscope in the lab

Many biological and medical problems involve techniques and concepts of physics. Biological physics plays a vital role in human health while medical physics provides the background for clinical tools such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and CAT scans. Courses include Biophysics of Excitable Cells, Radioactivity and Radiation, and Clinical Applications of Physics, providing an excellent education for careers in clinical research and in health services.

Program Details

What can I do with an Undergraduate Degree in Biological and Medical Physics?

  • Laboratory Testing Analyst
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Imaging Software Developer
  • Chemical Analyst
  • Health Physicist
  • Health and Safety Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Product Developer
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Research and Development

Get more information about the career possibilities, continuing education options, industries looking to hire in this area and other career information on the Recruit Guelph's Biological and Medical Physics webpage.