Memorial University – St. John’s Campus

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Human Kinetics and Recreation

Memorial University – St. John’s Campus

Faculty:School of Human Kinetics and Recreation
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,240
National: $6,240

The cost is a sample for two semesters of a bachelor's degree program.

Careers:Recreation and Sports ManagersKinesiologists


The bachelor of human kinetics and recreation co-operative (BHKRC) is designed for those interested in planning their educational path to get where they want to go, preparing you for careers in a variety of health-related professions, including, but not limited to, health promotion, kinesiology, community and therapeutic recreation, fitness, health and wellness, and lifestyle professions.

This interdisciplinary program offers you the ability to choose between multiple pathways which include a progressive education and experiential learning. Co-operative education work terms provide you with the opportunity to explore your interests in the field of your choice and earn income to support your education.

As a BHKRC student, you will take fundamental courses in exercise science, health promotion and physical activity, in addition to pursuing your optional focused pathway.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •   English 
  •   Biology  or   Physics  or   Chemistry  or   Earth and Space Science 
  •   Data Management  or   Advanced Functions  or   Calculus and Vectors 
  •   International Languages  or   Social Science 
  •   Science 
You may apply for admission into the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation directly from high school by indicating your desired degree option in the appropriate place on the undergraduate application for admission. Direct entry into the program from high school is competitive for a limited number of placements and is subject to meeting the general admission requirements for Memorial University. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee your acceptance into the program.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 58] or DuoLingo [min. 115] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50-60]

* 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.

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