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1st Year Students 2015
Will you be starting a new undergraduate course in UCL Biosciences this September?
For further information, including induction week timetables and joining instructions, please see our Undergraduate Induction Week webpages.
IBSc Physiology (UCL Medical Students Only)
Physiology is essential to understand how we survive
and adapt to a vast array of different conditions and environments.
Pregnancy, high altitude, deep sea diving, trekking across a desert,
exercise or even making the transition from life in the womb to life
outside all require major changes to our physiological state. Medicine
requires an in depth understanding of physiology to understand the
causes and effects of different disease processes.
The Physiology IBSc Programme is designed to provide a strong basic training in the cellular and systems physiology. Teaching is research-led and students will supplement their studies by reading original research papers and reviews published in the scientific literature. All students must undertake a laboratory or library research project in physiology.
(Please note this is the 2015-16 version which will be updated in the summer.In 2016-17, the minimum mark you must achieve in your 2nd year in order
to undertake a laboratory project is 60%. This will be updated in
What You Will Study
Further project information can be found on the project page.
Plus a choice of optional modules from a wide range, such as:
For further information on how to apply, please see the Medical School Application page
For further information on the programme please contact:
IBSc Physiology Tutor: Dr Ian Edwards, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
IBSc Physiology Administrator: Anushka Magan, Email: email@example.com, Tel: +44(0)203 108 1034