Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies

Label Label Label

Kinésie humaine (MHK)

Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Areas of Research:Biomechanics; Clinical Epidemiology; Coaching and Coaching Methods; Ergonomics; Event Mangement; Exercise Physiology; History of Sport & Physical Education; Occupational Biomechanics; Pedagogy; Physiology; Learning, health, and methodology; Sociology of Sport; Sport Psychology; Sport, Health, and Wilderness Psychology.
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,582

Cost per year is for the 2021-2022 academic year.



Vous effectuerez des recherches sur l’éducation physique, le sport, le conditionnement physique, la santé et le bien-être dans des contextes canadiens et étrangers. Vous découvrirez la science du sport, l’exercice physique et ses liens avec la santé humaine. Vous enrichirez vos connaissances et compétences pratiques en promotion de la santé communautaire, prévention des maladies chroniques et réadaptation. Vous comprendrez et explorerez les limites du mouvement humain au cours de la vie. Le programme met l’accent sur la biomécanique, la physiologie de l’exercice, le comportement psychomoteur et les contributions psychosociales au mouvement humain. Il prépare à des carrières en recherche, en enseignement et dans le secteur. Vous entrerez dans le domaine des soins de santé préventifs.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Application Notes : For admission to a degree program, a student must meet one of the language requirements listed below in addition to the academic requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (minimum score: 230 computer-based, 570 paper-based, 88 Internet-based); International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)(minimum score: 6.5); Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) (minimum score: 80); Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment Test (minimum score: 70, with 60 in writing proficiency); Cambridge English Proficiency (minimum result: C); Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE) (minimum score: 60); Three years of full time senior-level studies in an English-language secondary school or post-secondary institution (official documents required) (evaluated on an individual basis; at the Admissions Committee's discretion); or Laurentian EAP Level 3 exam with a score of 70% or higher.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
To be admitted, students should normally hold an appropriate Bachelor's degree at the honours level, or its equivalent, with at least a B+ or 75% standing in the last three years of a four year degree program. Students entering the MHK Program will normally hold a 4-year degree in a Human Kinetics Field (e.g., Physical and Health Education; Kinesiology; Sports Psychology) or equivalent. Candidates who have graduated from a three year degree program in a related discipline may be admitted to a qualifying year. Candidates with an honours degree in a related field such as Life Sciences, Sports Administration, Nursing Science, Rehabilitation Therapy, Sociology, Psychology, Physiology, Mechanical Engineering, Biology and Biochemistry to name a few, may be admitted to the MHK program. However, such candidates may be required to enroll in undergraduate courses in the School of Human Kinetics to round out their academic thesis preparation if deemed necessary by the admissions committee (students will be informed of this decision before being admitted to the program).

* 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 15, 2022