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Human Kinetics, BPHE

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Human health and wellness is a growing and ever-evolving industry. Get in the game and on track for a career that keeps up with a health-conscious public.

Human Kinetics at Laurentian University includes five programs that, in distinct ways, examine the field of physical education, including research methods and the impact of physical activity and fitness on health and wellness within Canadian and international contexts.

Human Kinetics is a discipline focused on the study and practice of human movement and exercise and their impact on health and physical performance. The programs will help students develop knowledge and practical skills related to community health promotion, chronic disease prevention, and rehabilitation.

Human Kinetics is concerned with understanding capacities for, and limits of, human movement at different ages and with the role of physical activity in human health.

Career

Adventure education or travel, athletic therapy, coaching, community recreation, education, ergonomics, fitness, gerontology, graduate studies, health services in the public and private sectors, medical school, nutrition, physiotherapy, professional programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Exercise Science, Wellness and Health
  • Volleyball
  • Dance 
  • Track and Field
  • Basketball
  • Aquatics
  • Human Movement
  • Professional Development Seminar
  • Perspectives of Physical Education and Sport
  • Anatomy and Kinesiology
  • Soccer
  • Advanced Basketball
  • Outdoor School 
  • Biomechanics 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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:

    6.5

    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

  • Official high school transcripts. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Official high school diploma. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Proof of language skill:English for English language programs or
  • French for French language programs
  • Applicants must meet both language requirements for bilingual programs
  • A resume or CV specifying current education and work experience 
  • A copy of a valid passport (both sides)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25960 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25960 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Greater Sudbury

  • 1015 - 1620 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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