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Physical Education and Recreation [Graduate]

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Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation
Integrated Student Services
4th Floor East Wing, Room E-475
Van Vliet Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H9
E-mail: pergrad@ualberta.ca

General Information

The Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation offers programs leading to the degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Coaching and Doctor of Philosophy. The areas available for study are listed below. For detailed information refer to www.physedandrec.ualberta.ca

Active Healthy Children
Adapted Physical Activity
Analysis of Human Movement
Athlete Health
Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry
Behavioural Medicine and Health Psychology
Sport Psychology
Sport and Leisure Organizations
Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sociological and Cultural Studies of Sport and Leisure

Students wishing to be considered for scholarships must apply before January. The deadline for applications is March 1. Normally students are expected to start their program in September.

Entrance Requirements

The Faculty’s minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an average of at least 3.0 in the last ★60 of undergraduate work (or graduate work) at the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

Where applicable (refer to English Language Requirement ), candidates must have a minimum satisfactory score on one of the following approved English language examinations in order to be considered for admission: TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 88 (Internet-based) with a minimum of 20 on each of the individual skill areas; MELAB score of 85; IELTS overall band score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5 on each test band; CAEL overall score of 60 with at least 60 on each subtest; PTE overall score of 59.

The requirement for entry into the relevant master’s program is the BSc (Kinesiology), BKin or BA (Recreation, Sport and Tourism) degree from the University of Alberta or its equivalent. All students not meeting this entrance requirement will be considered on an individual basis. The normal requirement for admission to the PhD is the MA, MSc, or MA (Recreation and Leisure Studies) degree with a thesis from the Faculty, or the equivalent.

Financial Assistance

A number of graduate assistantships and scholarships are available each year to graduate students.

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses can be found in Course Listings , under the following headings:

Physical Education and Sport (PEDS)
Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure Studies (PERLS)
Recreation and Leisure Studies (RLS)

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