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Medical Physics (BSc)

Part of the Faculty of Science

Program Overview

Format(s):

  • Full-Time, Four-Year
  • Full-Time, Five-Year Co-operative

Degree Earned: Bachelor of Science

Ontario Secondary School Students:
2017 Grade Range for Admission / Wait List Consideration
: 72-74%*

If you are interested in medicine and curious about how physics is applied in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, then this applied program is for you. Medical physics applies physics-based concepts and methodologies to procedures such as medical imaging, radiation therapy, radiation protection and dosimetry. Ryerson graduates in this cutting-edge field use their specialized knowledge, technological skills and multidisciplinary training to make a meaningful difference in the medical and health fields.

This program selects students on the basis of academic achievement/grades only. Additional non-academic requirements are not required for admission consideration.

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2018 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees

Domestic Fees Range: $7,358 - $9,951
International Fees Range: $24,731 - $24,792

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Two of: Biology (SBI4U), Chemistry (SCH4U) or Physics (SPH4U)
  • The minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.
  • Completion of all three science courses is recommended.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

"The thing about Ryerson is that you’re right in the middle of it. It’s a really awesome central place to be, and Ryerson is this new emerging university in terms of still trying to define what it is and where it’s going from here. It’s an opportunity for faculty members and students to be part of that: in shaping the university moving forward."


Catherine Beauchemin
Associate Professor, Department of Physics