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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA - [UOFA], EDMONTON, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Kinesiology)

 4 years
 120 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 22,125 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • BSc in Kinesiology at the University of Alberta is a 4-year teaching program.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
  • Kinesiology is the study of human movement as it relates to exercise science and athletic performance.
  • The various types of degree offered by the department are:
    • Bachelor of Kinesiology 
    • Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport and Tourism 
    • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology 
    • Bachelor of Kinesiology/Bachelor of Education
  • This program is a science-focused degree that specializes in the promotion of health, the prevention and management of chronic disease, and the enhancement of human performance.
  • The department gives students access to all the state-of-the-art learning, research, and athletic facilities at the University of Alberta while offering small class sizes and specialized, interactive programs.
  • With every degree program, students will also have the opportunity to gain work experience by completing a practicum in their final year.
  • The University of Alberta is one of the top 5 universities in Canada and the top 100 in the world, with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, award-winning professors, a diverse and welcoming community.
  • The Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation has excellence in teaching and research-both of which were recently recognized in the QS World University Rankings by subject where the faculty was top 10 in the world in sports-related subjects, for 2017, 2018 and 2019 rankings.
  • The faculty is home to a wide range of facilities, which rank among the best-equipped facilities for teaching, research, sport, and recreation of any university in Canada.
  • Job opportunities after BSc in Kinesiology are Certified Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Therapist, etc and the average salary goes up to 39,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Total Credits120
Fees$ 92,464 for 4 years or 120 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://apps.admissions.ualberta.ca/programs/pe/pe050/kines1

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete the English (Literature and Composition), Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics language course.
  • Students have to complete one course from the following subjects to get admission in this program:
    • Physical Education
    • Math/Sciences
  • Students should hold an English Language Proficiency test score.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Complete International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
  • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
  • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 70% marks.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Transcripts: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
  • Reference Form/Letter: Three reference forms and letters of recommendation completed and uploaded by referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) directly to the online portal.
  • Three Letters of Reference: The online application system will notify the references and allow the student to upload their letters. Letters can be academic or business references.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

61 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$22125$22125$22125$22125
Books and supplies$900$900$900$900
Health and wellness$91$91$91$91
Total fees$23116$23116$23116$23116

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 10,800
Food$ 2,700

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #151/ 500

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
University of Alberta- India Centenary Scholarship $14,165 Yes 12 Dec, 2020
India First Year Excellence Scholarship $3,795 Yes N/A
Alberta Geomatics Group Scholarship $378 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship $5,544 Yes 04 Oct, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • Application for Study Permit
    • Letter of acceptance.
    • Proof of financial support.
    • Passport photos.
    • an Entry Visa to enter the country.
    • Visa to study or work in the country.
    • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country.

Work Study

Students from the University of Alberta can work both on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Students can work on-campus. The jobs available for students are UAlberta offices like interns, assistants, receptionists, and Stores and restaurants, UAlberta bookstores, UAlberta libraries, Coffeeshops.  Students can work a number of hours per week on-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

Off-Campus: Students can also work off-campus. The jobs available for students are companies in their field of studies, Banks, Restaurants, and Stores. Students can work a number of hours per week off-campus and up to 20 hours a week.


Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities for students are:

  • Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • Exercise Therapist
  • Kinesiologist
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Sports Medicine Research Assistant


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