Biomedical Physiology

This program builds a strong foundation in the study of the human body. Biomedical Physiology prepares you for further education such as medical, dental, veterinary medicine or therapy, as well as research and lab work.


Biomedical Physiology in the Faculty of Science is one of SFU’s newest programs in the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology. You can start this program at the Surrey campus. 

Degree: Bachelor of Science

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Admission requirements for Biomedical Physiology

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

Applying to the major program

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

  • Go to
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Science
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: Biomedical Physiology or (available only in Fall) Biomed Physio - 1st yr Surrey

The minor program

See the description in the Academic Calendar. You can add a minor to any major program.

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:

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Cardiovascular Rehabilitation
  • Disability Manager
  • Educator
  • Ergonomist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Exercise Therapist/Specialist
  • Fitness Appraiser
  • Fitness Program Director
  • Health & Safety Coordinator
  • Health & Wellness Promotion Coordinator
  • Health Club Manager
  • High School Biology/Chemistry Teacher
  • Kinesiologist
  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Physician
  • Physiologist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Recreation Instructor
  • Recreation Fitness Coordinator
  • Rehabilitation
  • Claims Manager
  • Research Lab Technician
  • Research Scientist
  • Return to Work Coordinator
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Technical Writer
  • Vocational Consultants
  • Wellness Program Planner
  • Worksite Wellness Coordinator