University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Killam Centre for Advanced Studies, 2-29 Triffo Hall
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2E1

Physical Education and Recreation

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Description Our commitment is to accept students for whom we can provide a program which will meet the interests, expectations and goals expressed by the applicant. We believe in a student centred-approach in the development and delivery of our graduate program. Therefore, we have a number of areas of research which emphasize an individualized program of study. Students will receive a degree in Physical Education and Recreation in an area of research which they have chosen. Students who are admitted will be accepted by a supervisor who has committed to working with and supervising the student's individual program of study. The supervisor's area of research will closely match that of the student to ensure a positive match between the student and the supervisor.
Website: Physical Education and Recreation at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research: Active Healthy Children, Adapted physical activity, Analysis of human movement, Athlete health, Behavioural medicine and exercise psychology, Exercise physiology and biochemistry, Recreation and leisure studies, Sport and leisure organizations, Sociological and cultural studies of sport and leisure, Sport psychology.
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

Applicants may also take a PTE with a minimum score of 59 in order to prove their English proficiency.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Transcripts are also required.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 19, 2015