Program Information

School: University of Victoria
Faculty: Education
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description: The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Kinesiology program prepares you to thrive in the growing field of wellness, exercise training and skilled movement. You will study physical activity from a variety of scientific perspectives and apply your knowledge in sport, recreation, health and rehabilitative settings. This degree is an excellent foundation to a career in analysis of movement, exercise prescription and management or for future study in medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic and massage therapy. If you choose the cooperative education option you will actively apply your learning in health, wellness, and exercise settings.

URL: Kinesiology at University of Victoria
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,783
Enrolment #: 30
Careers: Kinesiologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 78 to 100

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Calculus 

Many of the course requirements of the BSc degree have secondary school prerequisites, including a minimum of Biology 11, Chemistry 11 (Chemistry 12 recommended), Pre-Calculus 12 and Physics 12. New students enter the Faculties of Humanities, Social Science or Science in Year one, take admission requirement courses (see Year 1) and apply by January 31 of their first year to transfer into the Faculty of Education Kinesiology program for their second year.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]