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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Kinesiology and Sport Studies

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Kinesiology and Sport Studies

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $17,004 CAD

  • Application fee

    $150 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-May-2023 2023-05-01
Fall-September 01-May-2024 2024-05-01

Overview

Bachelor of Kinesiology and Sport Studies

Kinesiology is the study of the science of movement. 

The program at Red Deer Polytechnic is designed so students can complete 2 years of studies to transfer to a university and then enter the workforce or transfer to a university and complete a Bachelor's degree. 

The program is designed for students wishing to transfer to the University of Alberta. 

Transfer to other universities is possible with proper program consultation and careful course selection. 

For university transfer, the courses you select must meet the program requirements of the specific university chosen.

Admission to a university program may be limited by quota. 

Entry is based on your academic record. 

You should expect heavy course and program demands and the need for a competitive GPA if you wish to transfer to a university program.

The objective of the program is to educate and prepare qualified leaders in the field of Kinesiology and Sport Studies who:

  • are prepared for employment in related fields and agencies in the private and public sectors
  • upon completion of a Bachelor's degree, may choose to continue their education at the graduate level

Note: 

  • The Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation at the University of Alberta dedicates entrance into the Bachelor of Kinesiology program for 30 students transferring from the RDP Bachelor of Kinesiology Transfer program.
  • The latter have between 45 and 60 transferable credits and a minimum GPA of 3.0 based on the most recent minimum of 24 transferable credits.
  • Possession of the minimum average does not guarantee admission to the program, and admission may be competitive based on applications.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$21,524

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,912
Accommodation 1 bed room $4,520
Tuition 1 person $17,004

Hourly wage

Min wage

15 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7
6.5
listening
6.5
writing
6.5
speaking
6.5
reading

TOEFL

92
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

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Cambridge

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Academic background and requirement

  • A minimum average of 60% with no mark below 50% in:
    • English Language Arts 30-1
    • Biology 30
    • Subject from Group A or C
    • Subject from Group A or C
    • Subject from Group B, C, or Physical Education 30 (5 credits), or Recreation Leadership (REC) Advanced Level-Career and Technology.
  • Mathematics 30-2 is acceptable for admission as a Group C subject; however, only one of Mathematics 30-1 and Mathematics 30-2 may be used for admission purposes.
  • Only one Language other than English is accepted for admission.

 

  • Note: If you are applying to the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary, you must present ELA 30-1, Biology 30, Math 30-1 and Chemistry 30 for admission. For the U of C - Exercise and Health Physiology Major - Math 30-1 (minimum grade of 70%) is required. Math 31 is recommended. For the U of C - Biomechanics Major - Math 30-1 (minimum grade of 70%) and Math 31 are required; Physics 30 is recommended.

 

  • Note: If you are applying to the University of Alberta Bachelor of Science Kinesiology (BScKin), admission to this program requires the following high school subject requirements - ELA 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1, Physics 30, and one of Biology 30 or Physical Education 30 (5 credits) or approved 35 level equivalent (5 credit), including Exercise Science 35, Sports Medicine 35 or Sport Performance 35.

 

China:

  • Certificate of Graduation from Senior Secondary School
  • Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate
  • Zhuanke Certificate of Graduation
  • Benke Certification of Graduation
  • Please Note: High School transcripts may also be needed.

 

India:

  • Senior Secondary School Exam Certificate
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate
  • All India Higher Secondary Examinations Pt II
  • Any Form XII Exam Certificate

Career opportunities

  • Kinesiologist
  • Coach
  • Sports Program Supervisor
  • Fitness Programmer
  • Personal Trainer
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Occupational and Physiotherapist

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