University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Human Kinetics (MA)

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Graduate Programs
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description:The School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, offers a Master of Arts degree (MA). The MA program requires a thesis. The MA program pursues three major objectives: to contribute to the accumulation of facts and scientific data related to sport, physical activity and health, as well as to foster the development of critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities; to facilitate the acquisition of quantitative and qualitative knowledge in the field of biophysical sciences of sport, physical activity and health; to prepare human kinetics specialists so that they are better able to play a determinant role in Canadian society. The focus is on sociocultural, psychosocial and administrative sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology, administration, intervention) as they relate to sport, physical activity and health.
URL:Human Kinetics (MA) at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Kinesiologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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

    Applicants for any of the master's programs must meet the general requirements of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS). They must hold an honours bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in human kinetics or a related field, with a minimum average of 70% (B). All applicants must be able to understand speak and write either English or French proficiently. Applicants whose first language is neither English nor French must provide proof of proficiency in one or the other. The list of acceptable tests is indicated in the “Admission” section of the General Regulations of the FGPS.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 August 18, 2018