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Kinesiology

University of British Columbia

24 months
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8952 CAD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Kinesiology (MA) offered by University of British Columbia is a thesis-based degree which provides advanced education and research training in the social, behavioural, and/or managerial sciences. In particular, students pursue studies in areas such as exercise and sport psychology, the sociology of health, physical activity, and/or sport, and sport history.

Overview

The Master of Arts in Kinesiology program from University of British Columbia affords students an opportunity to learn in a vibrant, supportive, and multidisciplinary research environment. 

Students work closely with individual faculty members who provide exceptional training and focused supervision using a mentorship model. 

The School offers competitive financial packages to highly qualified students in the form of teaching assistantships and entrance scholarships.

Career Options

The MA program prepares graduates for a broad range of careers. Our former students have gone on to pursue training in doctoral and post-doctoral degrees as well as to pursue careers in health promotion, governmental and non-governmental work, research, and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aging, Health and Physical Activity: Socio-cultural Perspectives
  • Projects in Kinesiology
  • Biomechanics 
  • Exercise Physiology 
  • The Psychology of Leadership and Group Processes in Sports
  • Human Physiology: Fatigue, Proprioception, Respiration
  • Bioenergetics of Physical Activity.

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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  • International

    8952 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8952 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • 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
Living costs

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

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.

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