University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine

Medical Biophysics

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Description:Medical Biophysics is an interdisciplinary department, in the Faculty of Medicine, with major subsections Cell/Molecular Biology, Medical Physics, and Structural Biology. The focus of the Department is on research and on the training of Graduate students. Primary locations are at the Ontario Cancer Institute and the Sunnybrook & Women's College Health Science Centre. The Department offers opportunities for research in a variety of biological problems; projects which cut across the conventional boundaries of physics, engineering, chemistry, biology and medicine are encouraged.
URL:Medical Biophysics at University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine
Thesis Based:Yes

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    To be considered for admission, completion of an appropriate four-year bachelor's degree from a recognized university is required. Applicants should achieve a minimum A- or 80% average in their final two years, however, this guideline is flexible for those demonstrating exceptional aptitude for research.

    Generally, there is no direct entry into the Ph.D. program with exception to applicants who already hold a master's degree from a Canadian university. Students accepted into our M.Sc. program may reclassify into the Ph.D. program within 18 months from their registration, if eligible. Students who have been accepted directly into the Ph.D. program must pass a qualifying exam within 15 months from their registration.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 02, 2022