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Capilano University

Faculty:Faculty of Global & Community Studies, School of Kinesiology
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,435
International: $21,441

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.



Build the skills to help people live better in the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program at Capilano University.

In this bachelor of science degree program, you'll expand your expertise in the hands-on applications of kinesiology, the study of human movement.

Courses include physiology, biomechanics, active health, human behaviour, human anatomy, exercise psychology, leadership and health policy.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    High school graduation. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%) calculated on English Studies 12 or English 12 or English First Peoples 12 and two academic Grade 12 courses, and a minimum C in Math 11 (Principles of Math or Foundations of Math) or pass in Pre-calculus 11, and a pass in Biology 12 or Anatomy and Physiology 12.
    Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    Letter of interest should include the following details:

    • Career path/goal,
    • Volunteer positions and number of volunteer hours,
    • Life experience such as work, travel, injury/illness,
    • Sports and physical activity involvement including duration of participation

    (If applicable, please include any awards, recognition or leadership positions.)

    The two reference names:

    • Please provide the title and position of reference with a telephone number and email address
    • Examples include employer, volunteer coordinator, coach or teacher (no family or friends)

    Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

    Note: All B.C. applicants must release their grades to CapU via the BC Ministry of Education at Student Transcripts Services (STS). Please do this as soon as possible.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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