PHYA11H3 Physics I for the Life Sciences

This first course in Physics at the university level is intended for students enrolled in the Life sciences. It covers fundamental concepts of classical physics and its applications to macroscopic systems in one and three dimensions. It deals with two main themes; which are Particle and Fluid Mechanics and Waves and Oscillations. The approach will be phenomenological with applications related to life and biological sciences.


Grade 12 Advanced Functions (MHF4U) and Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)


(MATA20H3) or MATA29H3 or MATA30H3 or MATA31H3


PHYA10H3, PHY131H, PHY135Y, PHY151H, (PHY110Y), (PHY138Y)

Recommended Preparation: 

Grade 12 Physics (SPH4U)

Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences