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Kinesiology

University of British Columbia

24 months
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The Master of Science in Kinesiology (MSc) is a thesis-based degree from University of British Columbia.  Areas of study can include topics broadly related to the natural, health and physical sciences.

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Overview

Graduate students are drawn to the School to work with specific research faculty members and benefit from their expertise in specific content areas. The Master of Science in Kinesiology program from University of British Columbia operates using a mentor model. The benefits of a mentor model are numerous including clarification of research and other funding support at time of application and focused supervision from the time of registration. 

The School offers competitive financial packages to highly qualified students in the form of teaching assistantships and entrance scholarships. Individual faculty members can "top up" a financial package from external grant sources to assist with recruitment of exceptional students.

Career Options

The MSc program prepares graduates for a broad range of careers. Former MSc students have pursued additional training including doctoral and post-doctoral degrees. Many former Kinesiology graduates have become successful academics. Other students have pursued careers in Medicine, Physical Therapy, industry, and governmental and non-governmental work.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research methods (for sport & health sciences) 
  • Performance planning 
  • Bioenergetics of Physical Activity
  • Skill Acquisition: Practice Design & Instruction 
  • Psychological aspects of Sport/ Physical Activity 
  • Aging, Health, and Physical Activity: Socio-Cultural Perspectives 
  • Neurophysiology of Human Movement 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
  • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
  • Many programs require a statement of interest, sometimes called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar.
  • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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    8952 CAD/year
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  • National

    5095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5095 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
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Funding

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