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The award
PhD

How long you will study
find out

Domestic course fees
CAD 27000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February

International course fees
CAD 27000 per year

All study options

About Kinesiology at University of Windsor

Program Overview

The foundation of our new Ph.D. program in Kinesiology is a community-based focus recognized as ensuring the wellbeing of both individuals and the collective at the local, national, and international levels. Graduates will be prepared to provide the resources necessary to sustain the community and will be able to supply current, novel ideas, and knowledge. This community-based focus in a Kinesiology program is not represented in any other existing program in Canada. Students will be required to complete four courses, one of which is a community-based internship. The internship will encourage the integration of our students into ongoing community initiatives, enhance responsibility for meeting the needs of others while improving overall well-being of Canadians, and encourage students to utilize previously acquired skills, while gaining new skills, appropriate to their internship setting.

Academic Goal

The main goal of the Ph.D. program in Kinesiology is to allow students interested in the movement science or socio-cultural aspects of Kinesiology to develop excellence in designing, conducting and disseminating research knowledge to the broader community including: the workplace; sport, teaching, and leisure environments; and exercise, physical activity, and rehabilitation settings.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPhDHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course startsFebruaryDomestic course feesCAD 27000 per yearInternational course feesCAD 27000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees are an estimation and are based on tuition for sixteen (16) months or four (4) academic terms. Does not include Incidental Fees ($2,000*), Textbooks ($2,000*), Living Expenses and Meals ($12,000*).

* Incidental Fees, Textbooks, Living Expenses and Meals are approximate.

Entry requirements

Applicants will be required to have a completed Masters degree, normally with thesis, from a Kinesiology and/or Kinesiology related program.

Applicants must have a minimum B+ (77%) average in their Masters program.

Credit transfer will only apply to courses in research methods or statistics, and will waive the other requirement if deemed appropriate at the time of admission.

Only in exceptional cases will alternative admission requirements be considered (e.g., applicant holds a Ph.D. in a related discipline, or an M.D. degree), however, the minimum admission average or equivalent must still be met.

Proficiency in English Scores (if applicable)

Minimum TOEFL: 250 (600) IBT - 100

Minimum IELTS: 7.0

Minimum MELAB: 85

Minimum CAEL: 70

English Language Proficiency

The following are many different types of English proficiency tests that the university accepts with the minimum required scores:

TOEFL - 250, IBT-100

IELTS: 7.0

Pearson: 68

ELIP: For more information on ELIP, click here: http://www1.uwindsor.ca/celd/elip-levels

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