MKin On Campus


Wilfrid Laurier University

24 months
13770 CAD/year
5244 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Kinesiology (MKin) from Wilfrid Laurier University is designed with the objective of providing you with a highly integrated and multidisciplinary approach to the examination of the relationships among physical activity, health and disease in various populations. 


Explore your research interest and become specialized in a Kinesiology sub-discipline at Wilfrid Laurier University including biomechanics, health, exercise physiology, motor control or sport psychology. The emphasis of the thesis will be based on your own interests and your adviser’s research interests within this broad framework.


The graduates have gone on to work in professional fields, academics/education, rehabilitation and research.

Examples of jobs held by our graduate include:

  • physical therapy/occupational therapy chiropractor
  • senior specialist, heart and stroke
  • pedorthist
  • research associate/coordinator

Programme Structure

Research Focus:
  • motor learning and execution
  • motor development and control
  • motor delays or developmental disabilities
  • perception and gait
  • psychology of physical activity/sports
  • chronic illness, disability, health and aging
  • biomechanics
  • neurophysiology
  • muscle and exercise physiology
  • historical and ethical aspects of sport

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 The program will continue to accept applications until the program is full.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year (honours) undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in kinesiology, health, physical education or a related field.
  • A minimum B average in the last two years of study.
  • Applications are reviewed by the graduate program committee, which considers all prior university grades, a writing sample and letters of reference.
  • At the discretion of the graduate coordinator and the supervisor, students with minor background deficiencies may be required to include specific undergraduate courses in their program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6885 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5244 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2622 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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