Bachelor of Science with a Major in Kinesiology

(i) Introduction

The Bachelor of Science with a major in Kinesiology is a 120 semester hour degree program.

(ii) Admission to Kinesiology 

High school graduate
Applicants must have successfully completed Grade 12 in a university preparatory program with a minimum of 70% overall average in five grade 12 academic subjects: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and one other academic course. Note: High school applicants should apply by March 1 to be considered in the University's annual scholarship review process. See Undergraduate Application and Admission Requirements section of the Academic Calendar.

University application
Applicants attending or having attended a university must meet the same requirements as listed above, but can also complete the course requirements by taking degree level courses. 

(iii) Application Process
Your complete application package should be sent directly to the Registrar's Office.  The total number of students admitted will be limited in accordance with facilities and resources on campus to provide quality education.

Students are expected to complete a degree at UPEI within a 10 year period. (See Academic Regulation #2). Applicants should contact the office of the Dean of Science or the Registrar’s office if they have completed any of the pre-requisite first year courses seven years prior to the anticipated start date of their second year of the Kinesiology major.

The following is required when submitting your application:

  • Undergraduate Application
  • $50 Application Fee ($75 for International Applicants)
  • Official Transcripts from each post-secondary institution where you have taken a course, even if transfer credit(s) were given by another institution. If enrolled in courses at the time of application, a final transcript is required for those courses as well. Final results for all courses used in the admission review process must be received by June 1.
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