Program Information

School: Cape Breton University
Faculty: School of Arts and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Description: Be part of a growing industry with many many demands, needs and opportunities in the future! Deepen your insights into issues related to the leadership of sport and physical activity with Canada’s only program in Sport and Physical Activity Leadership that also has community-focused, problem-based learning at its core.

Understand how this field affects individuals and communities, while you gain skills and experience in healthy lifestyles (indoor and outdoor), physical literacy, leadership and management. When you choose a major or honours in SPAL, you’ll receive an education that will empower you to effectively promote, inform and understand how sport and physical activity influence and are impacted by larger social issues. You will become an agent for change in any one of four areas of focus. Students enrolled in the BACS SPAL program are involved in small groups to work through, and become leaders in, issues in the field of sport and physical activity. Explore our areas of focus and find the right fit for you: Coaching; Health and Wellness; Outdoor Leadership; and Sport Management and Administration

URL: Sport and Physical Activity Leadership (BACS) at Cape Breton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,024

This cost estimate is based on students taking five full-year undergraduate-level courses.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5]

Cape Breton University has strong relationships with several english language partners including, International Centre EAP, English School of Canada (ESC), EC English Language School and ILAC. If your first language is not English, you will need to provide documentation to show that CBU’s English language proficiency requirements have been met. If you have completed at least two years in a secondary school (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation, however, is needed. If you have completed at least 30 credit hours (or equivalent) at a post-secondary institution (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation is required.