McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies

Kinesiology

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Program Information

School:McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Science, Department of Kinesiology
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description:Program is primarily research oriented with opportunities for study in human performance physiology, exercise rehabilitation, motor behaviour and control, health psychology and biomechanics. One emphasis of the program is research related to the problems encountered by a special populations during physical activity and to the adaptation of human movement to meet the special requirements of these populations.

PhD students must a) successfully complete 2 grad courses, one of which is KIN 714 Directed Readings in Kinesiology – Special Populations; b) successfully complete any other courses recommended by the supervisory committee as best for the candidate's success in program; c) attend at least 75% of the Department Seminars; and d) produce and successfully defend a thesis based on original research.

URL:Kinesiology at McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Kinesiologists

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    - Thesis-based Masters degree in Kinesiology or a related field of study

    - B+ minimum average, based on previous graduate work

    - Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details

    * 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 May 06, 2019