Program Information

School: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description: The focus of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE) is the study of human movement, sport and physical activity through the multiple and integrative perspectives of psychology, motor control, sociology, biomechanics, history, physiology, health and philosophy.

This program is designed to expose you to learning inside and outside the classroom. During your studies you are required to complete two community-based leadership experience placements. Some courses will also require you to engage in practical, hands-on learning experiences such as fitness testing or injury assessment.

URL: Kinesiology (BKin) at Wilfrid Laurier University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150
International fees range from $22,956–$26,172

Careers: Kinesiologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 84

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Functions and Relations 

Applicants are required to have an admission range of mid-80s, English at 60%, Biology at 70%, and one of 3M Functions, 3U Functions and Relations, or any 4U Mathematics at 60%. 4U Exercise Science is recommended. If students would like to pursue science electives at Laurier, we recommend Chemistry and/or Physics. Biology and English are calculated in admission average.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]