M.Sc. On Campus


University of Toronto

24 months
27520 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
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The Kinesiology MSc program at University of Toronto is intended to broaden students' understanding of the various interdisciplinary aspects of kinesiology as well as to provide them with the necessary scholarly and technical research skills so that they may pursue a high-quality research project.


About this Degree

The Kinesiology MSc program at University of Toronto can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis.

The field of kinesiology is interdisciplinary. All degree programs are for students interested in research, academic, and professional careers relating to:​

  • Applied/exercise/environmental ph​ysiology
  • Biomechanics and ergonomics
  • Health-care provision as a kinesiologist
  • Metabolic and endocrinological aspects of physical activity
  • Motor control and motor learning
  • Muscle physiology
  • Physical cultural aspects of sport and physical activity
  • Physical fitness and athletic strength and conditioning
  • Psychological aspects of sport and physical activity
  • Psychophysiological aspects of exercise and stress
  • Women’s health and physical activity.

The graduate unit and degree program in Kinesiology were formerly known as Exercise Sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Kinesiology
  • Statistics or Methodology
  • The student's annual program plan must be approved by the supervisor
  • A thesis written under the supervision of a thesis committee and its oral defence before an examination committee.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


2 alternative credits

2.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Graduate Department of Kinesiology's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate Bachelor of Physical Health Education, Bachelor of Kinesiology, or its equivalent from the University of Toronto or from another recognized university.

  • A background in physical education and health or a discipline compatible with the research interests and interdisciplinary nature of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education is preferred.

  • An academic standing equivalent to a University of Toronto B+ (76% to 79%) in the last five full-course equivalents of relevant, senior-level courses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27520 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27520 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6210 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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