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Kinesiology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) Burnaby, Canada
This bachelor of science (BSc) in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University degree offers students the option of completing either the Active Health and Rehabilitation Concentration, or completing the general program instead.
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Overview

If you want to understand human structure and function, and their relation to movement and health, then you will be interested in this program. Study physiology, anatomy, fitness appraisal and rehabilitation.

The Kinesiology program at Simon Fraser University in the Faculty of Science offers certificates in health and fitness studies and in applied human nutrition as well as major and minor programs.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program have ended up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Cardiovascular RehabilitationDisability Manager
  • Educator
  • Ergonomist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Exercise Therapist/Specialist
  • Fitness Appraiser

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry and Laboratory
  • General Chemistry
  • Introduction to Kinesiology
  • Exercise: Health and Performance
  • Biomechanics
  • Introduction to Human Physiology
  • Human Motor Systems
  • Statistics for the Life Sciences
  • Physics for the Life Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Quantitative and analytical skills requirement
  • All applicants must demonstrate competence in Quantitative and Analytical skills.
  • You need a minimum of a C- grade in Pure Mathematics or Mathematics and Statistics on the GCE Ordinary “O” Level Examinations, or a minimum of a D grade in Advanced “A” Level (or AS Level) Examinations for admission.
  • Transfer credit may be awarded for completed academic A-Level subjects (no credit for AS-Level subjects)
  • Admission average calculated on a minimum of three A-Level subjects, or two A-levels and two AS-Level subjects (all of which must be in different subject areas)
  • Submit certified true copies of final GCSE results and predicted A-level results

Tuition Fee

  • International

    979 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 979 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    195 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 195 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Burnaby

  • 1600 - 2700 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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