Kinesiology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    6833
    Tuition (Semester)
    2822
    Tuition (Semester)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language

About

The degree program employs a multidisciplinary approach that focuses on the study of human performance from a scientific perspective. The program of study centres around eight content areas:

  • adapted physical activity
  • biomechanics
  • sports medicine and rehabilitation
  • exercise physiology
  • motor control and learning
  • psychology of physical activity
  • sociocultural
  • health promotion

When making course selections, students choose a discipline orientation that involves an in-depth study of Kinesiology in one or more of the above areas of content. Opportunities exist for students to take electives outside of our program.

MSc in Kinesiology: Gerontology Specialization

The Gerontology Program collaborates with five departments including Kinesiology, to provide students with an innovative, interdisciplinary learning perspective. Students have the opportunity to access multifaceted resources and work together with complementary disciplines.

Research and theory in Gerontology is reviewed, and the thesis or major project taken in the collaborating academic unit will have a gerontological focus.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Research Methods and Design
  • Statistical Analysis in Kinesiology
  • Mental Training
  • Psychology of Physical Activity
  • Exercise Physiology for Human Performance
  • Advanced Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Seminar in Motor Control
  • Therapeutic Exercise Prescription Practical
  • Exercise Prescription for Clients with Chronic Disease/Disorder Practical
  • Business, Ethics, and Risk Management Issues
  • Advanced Biomechanics
  • Issues in Sport Sociology
  • Issues in Gerontological Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score: 550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Applicants for admission must be graduates of a recognized university, college, or institute as well as show evidence of scholarly achievement. Except where otherwise stated in the Admission Requirements of a particular program, degree students must have a four year bachelor's degree or its equivalent with at least second class standing (B) based on their last 20 half courses or equivalent.

An applicant holding a degree other than one in the discipline area to which admission is sought will be considered on the basis of courses taken and academic standing. A Qualifying Year at the undergraduate level may be required to meet the admission standards. Courses taken as part of a Qualifying Year can not be used as credit towards a graduate degree.

Meeting the minimum requirements does not necessarily guarantee admission. No candidate will be admitted unless the academic unit recommends admission. All applicants will be advised by the Office of Graduate Studies in writing of their admission status.

International applicants:

Please note that all applications must be complete by May 15th to be considered for entry into the Graduate Program Fall term. A complete application includes items such as unofficial copies of: transcripts, proof of degree (if degree has been awarded), English language proficiency or proof of upcoming test appointment date, and other program specific requirements. This deadline will ensure sufficient time for processing Visas (US applicants exempt and International applicants holding a valid study permit and currently residing in Canada are also exempt). Incomplete applications will not be considered after May 15th.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • CAD 6833 International
  • CAD 2822 National

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.