McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies


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School:McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Science, Department of Kinesiology
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.

MSc Studies in Kinesiology consists of both course work and a research thesis and takes a full time student about 2 years to complete . Candidates for the MSc degree are required to complete their courses with an overall average of no less than B plus. Requirements are successful completion of : a) KIN 701 Statistical Methods in Kinesiology, b) three other single-term elective courses, two of which must be KIN courses, c) any other courses your supervisory and advising committee believes you need to succeed in the program (this may include an undergrad course to fill a knowledge void). Please note that Kin 723 Directed Readings course requires that a detailed outline containing the reading lists and method of evaluation be filed with the Graduate Administrator. In addition, participation with no less than 75% attendance for Departmental Graduate Seminar series, is expected for both full and part time students

URL:Kinesiology at McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    - Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Kinesiology, Physical Education or some related field of study

    - B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program

    - 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