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UT: Bachelor of Kinesiology

Northwestern Polytechnic

Northwestern Polytechnic

nwpolytech.ca
If you have a passion for exercise, a keen interest in sport performance, fitness testing, and human movement, the Bachelor of Kinesiology - University Transfer program may be perfect for you. Study a wide variety of courses from anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and nutrition to the history and sociology of sport and the art of coaching. Our students may complete two years, studying aspects of physical activity, exercise, fitness, health, and sport, working towards the Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of Alberta. Possible careers include kinesiologist, physiotherapist, instructor, coach, and researcher. If you have an interest in the sciences and a desire to understand how human movement can be optimized, then you may be interested in the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology - University Transfer. This program focuses on understanding how the biological and physical sciences relate to human movement. You may complete up to two years, studying aspects of physical activity, exercise, fitness, health, and sport working towards the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Alberta. Possible careers include physiotherapist, chiropractor, occupational therapist, and kinesiologist.
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10726 - 106 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V 4C4, Canada

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  • Program Type University Transfer
  • Credential Type Non-Credential
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Kinesiology – University Transfer

The Bachelor of Kinesiology requires an overall average of 70 percent in the following Alberta Education high school courses or equivalents. For course groups, refer to the Classification of Alberta Education Courses.

  • English 30-1
  • Two subjects from Group A or C
  • One subject from Group C
  • One subject from Group B, C, or Physical Education 30
  • Only one language other than English will be accepted

Mature Student Admission

Students who are 21 years of age or older, by the first day of classes of the term in which admission is sought and do not have a high school diploma, may still be eligible for admission as a Non-Matriculated Adult (NMA). Admission to the Bachelor of Kinesiology program requires an overall average of 70 percent on the following Alberta Education high school courses or equivalents:

  • English 30-1, and
  • One other 30-level subject from Group A or C (Biology 30 recommended)

Regardless of admission requirements, applicants must present the high school prerequisites to the courses required of the program and for courses they wish to complete as options in the program.

 

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology – University Transfer

Admission to Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology requires a minimum average of 70 percent in the following Alberta Education high school courses.  For course groups, refer to the Classification of Alberta Education Courses.

  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Biology 30 or Physical Education 30 (5-credit)
  • Chemistry 30
  • Mathematics 30-1
  • Physics 30

It is essential that applicants check and plan so that they have the appropriate prerequisites for the required courses in the program.

This program transfers to the Degree Program offered by the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta.  Students applying for the program at Northwestern Polytechnic will be offered admission to Kinesiology (Science), University Transfer and will choose courses appropriate for this degree.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,230.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,500.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,525.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Yes

Updated July 22, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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