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Kinesiology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Major areas of specialization at both the master's and doctoral degree levels include:

  • Biobehavioral Kinesiology (the study of biomechanics, exercise and sport psychology, kinesmetrics, motor control and learning, and motor development)
  • Cultural Pedagogical & Interpretive Studies (the study of the interaction between physical activity and the individual from a variety of cultural, sociological and pedagogical perspectives)
  • Exercise Physiology (the study of exercise stress on body systems).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Kinesiology Research Methods
  • Seminar
  • Thesis Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Admission to this degree program requires:

  • baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • minimum grade-point average of 3.0 (A=4.0) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate work and any graduate work completed
  • official results of the aptitude portions of the Graduate Record Examination with a score of 152 on both, verbal & quantitative
  • three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27412 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27412 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    27412 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27412 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12688 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Urbana

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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