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Kinesiology: Bachelor of Science Degree - Major or Honours

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Study Options
  • Co-Op
  • Location
    Victoria BC
  • Campuses


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    City of Victoria
  • Length
    Four Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $6428 per year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $2000 per year
  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor's Degree

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications must be submitted no later than January 31.

Application Fee: $76.25

1) Program Admission Requirements


1. At least 12 units of credit including:

  • at least six units of Science (normally from: BIOL; CHEM; MATH; PHYS; STAT 255; EPHE 141, 241, 242)
  • three units of English (ENGL 135 and one of 146, 147, 225);
  • EPHE 143;
  • at least a 5.0 (B) grade point average on the most recent session. For students currently registered in less than 12 units, the GPA will be determined by using a combination of the GPA achieved in the current session and the GPA from the previous session (to reach the 12 unit minimum total).

Admission Advice

1. If you are interested in the Kinesiology program you should apply for admission to UVic and either the Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences, or the Faculty of Science.  Each faculty has different secondary school admission prerequisites which can be found in the University Calendar.  

2.Although secondary school courses are not required for admission to this program, many of the required university courses have secondary school prerequisites. Students should take a minimum of: Biology 11, Chemistry 11 (Chemistry 12 is recommended), Principles of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12, and Physics 11 (Physics 12 is recommended).


2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy UVic's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements


One of the following (minimum scores):

  • 86% on the BC English 12 provincial exam within the last three years
  • 86% in English 12 in another Canadian province within the last three years
  • Level 6 on the Language Proficiency Index (LPI)
  • A score of 4 on the Advanced Placement Exam in English Language and Composition
  • A score of 4 on IB Higher Level English
  • 1.5 units of transferable university level English credits
  • A degree from an accredited English speaking university

If you do not meet one of these requirements, you must write the Language Proficiency Index to determine placement in an appropriate English course

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

For students directly entering an undergraduate program after high school, admission is based on four academic courses.

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

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Canadian High School student


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Canadian High School student

BC Transfer Student

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Mature Student

Mature Student admission is dealt with in the Special Access Category


International Student

View admission details for International Students.


Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Students who may not qualify under the regular categories of admission can learn more about UVIC's Other Applicant Categories.