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Kinesiology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #262 (BCR) Victoria, Canada
This degree provides the you with the opportunity to develop the technical, intellectual and conceptual skills to conduct original research and critically read the literature in the area of physical activity and health and in the context of schools, work, community and sport.
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Overview

The goal of the Kinesiology (PhD) program is for you to develop the technical, intellectual and conceptual skills to conduct original research and critically read the literature in the area of physical activity and health and in the context of schools, work, community and sport.

Graduates of the Kinesiology (PhD) program play key leadership and research roles in specific areas related to physical activity and health.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    30 units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Doctoral seminar
  • Elective graduate level courses
  • Candidacy Examination
  • Dissertation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

When you apply for admission to the Kinesiology program you need to include a letter of intent with your application addressing  the following:

  • Introduce yourself. It is a good idea to describe how you are involved in the area of your research interest. Ensure you describe what you bring with you (previous degrees and research experience, work in the field).
  • Where are you headed? Describe the direction you are headed in your professional/research career and why you want to complete a PhD in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education.
  • Intended research focus. Describe the area of research you will focus on during your PhD program. You should have discussed this with your potential supervisor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4782 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2391 CAD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    3866 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1933 CAD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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