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Kinesiology & Health Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Toronto, Canada
The School of Kinesiology & Health Science at York University is an integrated unit which offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs and is responsible for co-curricular and service programming in Athletics & Recreation for all students of the University.
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Kinesiology & Health Science at York University is the study of human movement and the relationship between physical activity and health. Most students enter the Kinesiology and Health Science Program because they have a keen interest in physical activity and health and plan to work in an applied health or education field.

York has one of the largest course offerings in Kinesiology in Canada, including more than 50 professionally focused practicum courses that let you apply your studies to everything from game strategy and injury assessment to event management.

The program provides both an arts and a science perspective to the study of human movement and students can apply to either the Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc) program.

Possible Career Paths

  • registered kinesiologist
  • recreation management/sports management
  • teacher/researcher
  • medical/dental/chiropractic practitioner, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, pharmacist (with further professional training)
  • athletic therapist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • academic theory
  • laboratory
  • tutorial
  • physical activity practica experiences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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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General Requirements

  • Official Transcripts (all students are required to submit official transcripts except those qualifying as Mature applicants or as Visiting Students on a Letter of Permission)
  • Course Descriptions
  • Language Proficiency Requirements
  • Supplementary Application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29495 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29495 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6980 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6980 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 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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