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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
October 20, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Graduate Programs Kinesiology (MSc and PhD)

The Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education offers a MSc in Kinesiology.

The main objective of the MSc in Kinesiology is to provide graduate students with a highly integrated and multidisciplinary approach to the examination of the relationships among physical activity, health, and disease in various populations. The course of study will allow some specialization in a kinesiology sub-discipline of the studentís research interest (e.g., biomechanics, health, exercise physiology, motor control, sport psychology). The emphasis of the thesis will be based on the studentís own interests and the advisorís research interests within this broad framework.


Current Graduate News:

Congratulations to the following graduate students who received scholarships for the 2014/2015 academic year:      

OGS - Nicole Reinders

OGS - Eric Beck

OGS - Hannah Moore



Roula Markoulakis graduated from our program and is now completing her PhD in rehabilitation science at the University of Toronto.  She has been awarded the CAUT Fellowship Click to Read Article

Article KW Record - "Boiling the thesis down in three-minute increments" - Robyn Bertram-Murray

Congratulations Robyn on placing 3rd in the Three Minute Thesis Competition - Click Here   

Colin McLaren, a former Master's student in KPE, has been awarded a Dean's Scholarship from the University of Saskatchewan to pursue his doctoral studies.  More information about the scholarship can been seen here

Congratulations to Colin McLaren for being awarded the 2013 WLU Teaching Award of Excellence in the graduate category - Click Here