Biological Physics

Biological Physics uses quantitative skills to answer questions in molecular biology. With a foundation in physical sciences and modern biology, this program prepares you for careers in applied research in biophysics, quantitative biology and biotechnology.


Biological Physics in the Faculty of Science includes courses in biology, physics, chemistry, and molecular biology and biochemistry. You can start this program at the Surrey campus. 

Degree: Bachelor of Science

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Admission requirements for Biological Physics

For students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12, please see the program specific requirements listed for 2020. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

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In section 4, Applying to SFU:

  1. select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Science
  2. select from the drop-down list of programs: Biological Physics or Biological Phys - 1st yr Surrey

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Agricultural Researcher
  • Animal Behaviourist
  • Athletic Director
  • Bacteriologist
  • Biological Technician
  • Biostatistician
  • City Recycling Manager
  • Conservation Officer
  • Crime Scene Technician
  • DNA Analyst
  • Dolphin Researcher
  • Emergency Room Physician
  • Epidemiologist
  • Ethnobotanist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fisheries Officer
  • Food Inspector
  • Genetic Technologist
  • Health Educator
  • Medical Illustrator
  • Medical Informatician
  • Medical Lab Technologist
  • Pathologist's Assistant
  • Pedigree Analyst
  • Pest Control Consultant
  • Plant Physiologist
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Technical Writer
  • Toxicologist
  • Veterinarian