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Master of Science (MSc) in Kinesiology

Our Master of Science in Kinesiology is designed with the objective of providing you with a highly integrated and multidisciplinary approach to the examination of the relationships among physical activity, health and disease in various populations

Explore your research interest and become specialized in a kinesiology sub-discipline including biomechanics, health, exercise physiology, motor control, sport psychology, ethics, sport governance or sport history. The emphasis of the thesis will be based on your own interests and your adviser’s research interests within this broad framework.

Program Length

This program is normally completed in six consecutive terms. You will complete 3.5 credits, including a master’s thesis.

Grade Requirements

To graduate, you must obtain a grade of B- in all graduate courses, with an overall average of B.

In your first year, you’ll take

  • KP601: Seminar in Kinesiology I;
  • KP622: Research Design in Kinesiology;
  • An approved 0.5 credit course with a methodological/analytical focus. Options include:
    • KP620 – Statistical Analyses in Kinesiology
    • KP621 – Qualitative Research Design and Analysis
    • A relevant course from another department deemed appropriate by supervisor and graduate coordinator
    • A methodological/analytical-based directed studies course deemed appropriate by supervisor and graduate coordinator

In your second year, you’ll take KP611: Seminar in Kinesiology II.

You’ll also choose one elective course, depending on your interests and the focus of your research.