Capilano University


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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Global & Community Studies
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description:As Canada’s population ages and becomes more health-conscious, the career opportunities for people with a background in kinesiology are stronger than ever.

Growing career paths include exercise physiology, health promotion and leadership, sport science, personal training and more.

During the program, you’ll take courses in a variety of disciplines relating to health, including anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, leadership, health promotion, career and professional preparation, research methods and ethics.
URL:Kinesiology at Capilano University
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    • High school graduation
    • A minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%) calculated on English ENG4U or ENG4M and two academic Grade 12 courses
    • A minimum C in Math 11 (Functions - MCR3U or Mathematics of Personal Finance - MBF3CB) or pass in Functions and Applications (MCF3M)
    • A pass in Biology 12 (SBI4U)

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 56] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      • Two reference names
      • Letter of interest - should give reasons why the applicant is interested in the study of Kinesiology and a brief description of career goals

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on November 11, 2020