Physiology and Biophysics
Location: Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
5850 College Street
3rd Floor, Room 3B1
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax, NS
B3H 4R2
Telephone: (902) 494-3517
Fax: (902) 494-1685


The Department of Physiology and Biophysics offers a wide range of undergraduate courses in addition to those restricted to students in the faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Professions. Students who have previously taken biology, chemistry, physics will be best equipped to study physiology.

The courses listed below are aimed at providing the student with an understanding of the functioning of the human body. The Distance Education course PHYL 1001.03/1002.03 is open to all students. PHYL 2041.03 and/or PHYL 2044.03 is/are the recommended prerequisite for science students interested in taking higher level physiology courses. Students wishing to enrol in other specialized courses require permission from the Course Director.