Physiology is the study of mechanisms and functions of living organisms. It studies how organisms, cells, organs and bio-molecules carry out their physical and chemical functions. Human physiology, a precise branch of physiology, examines how our cells, organs and muscles interact and work together. Physiologists use this knowledge to study the process for treating diseases and managing with the stress of our bodies are exposed to in different situations.

Academic Entry Requirement

  • Grade 12 – Clear Class XII with Science Stream with Biology
  • Graduation – Pursue B.Sc. (Hons) in Physiology or B.Sc. (Hons) in Life Sciences.
  • After Graduation – Pursue M.Sc. in Physiology or M.Sc. in Life Sciences.
  • After Post graduation – Pursue Ph.D.

Degree In

  • Bachelor of Science in Physiology
  • Master of Science in Physiology

Who can hire?

Research centres and academic institutions, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, the National Health Service, private sector hospitals, healthcare organisations and medical centres.

Professional Career

Some graduates of a bachelor’s degree program in physiology can go on to a master’s degree program in the arena. A bachelor’s degree in physiology can be a strong preface to medical, biochemistry, dentistry or similar graduate degree programs.

There are both graduate and undergraduate level programs offered in physiology. Whereas bachelor’s degree programs provide a general outline of the field to prepare graduates for initial-level lab positions to medical school.