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Study in the Discipline of Physiology is offered by Sydney Medical School and is the focus of teaching and research in the physiological sciences at the University of Sydney. Units of study in this major are available at standard and advanced level.

Program structure and content

The Discipline of Physiology provides introductory general Intermediate units of study and for those wishing to major in the subject, in-depth Senior units of study. These Senior units in semester one include 'Frontiers in Cellular Physiology' and 'Reproduction, Development and Disease' and 'Neural Information Processing' (neurophysiology). In semester two we offer: 'Frontiers in Whole Body Physiology' and 'Physiology of Disease' as well as further physiology-related Neuroscience units of study.

First year planning for a Physiology major

Essential: 6 credit points of Junior Chemistry and 30 credit points of Junior study from the areas of MATH, BIOL, PSYC, CHEM and PHYS.
Recommended: 12 credit points of Junior Mathematics units and BIOL1007/1907/1997.

Contact and further information

Physiology Administration

T +61 2 9351 3478