May 20, 2022  
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The Degree of PhD (Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation) [Graduate]


Program Requirements


The PhD degree is a research degree; however, a number of specific courses may be required within the various areas of specialization. Please consult the staff within each specified area for further details. All courses must be approved by the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Emphasis is on research leading to the dissertation rather than on coursework. All PhD students will complete KSR 685  in the second year of their programs. 

PhD students are required to complete the ethics and academic integrity training requirement (8 hours), and the professional development requirement (8 hours of professional development activities, and the Individual Development Plan).

The minimum period of residence is two academic years of full-time attendance at the University of Alberta.

Length of Program


The time required to complete the program will vary according to the previous training of the applicant and the nature of the research undertaken. Normally a minimum of three years is required to complete the program. The maximum time permitted is six years from the date of the first registration.