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BS in Biological Physics

BS in Biological Physics

  • QS World University Rankings
    446
  • Degree BS
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Scholarships No
The undergraduate major in biological physics is designed to provide the quantitative skills and background in chemistry and biology for students interested in the study of the physics of biological systems, especially on the molecular scale. This program provides a strong foundation in the physical sciences that underpin much of the modern revolution in biology. It should be of particular interest to students wishing to pursue careers in fundamental or applied research in biophysics, quantitative biology, and biotechnology. Learning Goals The Biological Physics major offers students the unique opportunity to prepare for graduate school, medical school, or employment in biotechnology. This is an interdisciplinary major that brings together the disciplines of physics, chemistry and biology, with a particular emphasis on physics. Our undergraduate program is firmly based on a first‐rate research program in biophysics, an area of science for which Brandeis is world renowned. A particular strength of the program is that it offers numerous opportunities for cutting‐edge research in biophysics in a number of different labs on campus. In many instances students have published papers in prestigious journals while completing the major.

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