University of Guelph-Humber


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School:University of Guelph-Humber
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description:Turn your passion for health and fitness into a future in kinesiology and help address today’s health concerns. Our program focuses on the science of the body and human movement. You will learn how the body works, how to make it work better, what causes health issues and how to prevent illness. You will develop a strong scientific background and practical skills that will enable you to apply your knowledge to essential roles in health promotion, fitness, rehabilitation, coaching and research. Upon graduation, you will earn an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Kinesiology and a Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion.

In the first two years of the program you will learn the fundamentals of the human body through courses such as Human Anatomy; Cell Biology; and Biochemistry and Metabolism, while developing applied skills in courses such as Health Counselling and Behaviour Change; Exercise Prescription; and Fundamentals of Fitness Testing. In the third and fourth years, your courses will focus on performance and clinical applications of exercise and nutrition theory. Embedded in our program is hands-on experience through practicum courses, labs and placements. You will complete more than 240 field placement hours during your final two years.
URL:Kinesiology at University of Guelph-Humber
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,570
National: $6,570
International: $20,841

Values quoted are based on 2017-18 tuition rates and are subject to change. For full tuition and student fee information, visit

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 80

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Science 

As an Ontario high school applicant, you are required to have your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Your admission average will be calculated using your top six 4U/M courses including subject requirements. Estimated minimum range for admission is 75-80%. If your admission average does not meet the cut-off for the program to which you have applied, you may submit an additional Student Profile that may be considered if your average is within a discretionary range of the determined cut-off range (up to 5%). If you have an admission average of 70–74.9%, it is strongly recommended that you submit a Student Profile to be considered for admission. High school applicants from outside of Ontario, transfer applicants or international applicants should visit our website for admission requirements.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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.

Modified on September 11, 2017

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