Office of the Registrar
School of Human Kinetics and Recreation (2007/2008)
3.3 Admission Requirements to School Programs

Applicants may apply for admission to School programs under the Categories Of Applicants, Admission Criteria and Other Information outlined under UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Admission/Readmission to the University (Undergraduate). In addition to meeting these regulations, applicants in the following categories, other than those applying for admission to the Bachelor of Recreation degree program, must meet the additional requirements as indicated below.

3.3.1 High School Applicants
  • High school applicants to the kinesiology degree programs must have completed:

    • Level III Laboratory Science with a grade of at least 70%, and either

    • Level III Advanced Mathematics, or Level III Academic Mathematics with a grade of at least 70%, or Level III Academic Mathematics and a score on the Mathematics Placement Test acceptable to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. For further information on the Mathematics Placement Test contact the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

  • Applicants to the Bachelor of Recreation degree program cannot apply under this category and must apply under Memorial University of Newfoundland Applicants or Transfer Applicants.

3.3.2 Memorial University of Newfoundland Applicants
  • To be eligible for consideration for admission to all programs, other than the Bachelor of Recreation degree program, students who are attending or have previously attended this University must have a cumulative average of 60% or an average of 65% on their last 30 credit hours.

  • To be eligible for consideration for admission to the Bachelor of Recreation degree program, students are required to complete a minimum of 15 credit hours in the courses indicated in Table 8 Bachelor of Recreation - Course and Credit Hour Requirements. Applicants must have achieved an overall average of at least 60% in the courses comprising the required 15 credit hours.

  • Overall academic performance is an important criterion in reaching decisions on applications for admission, and will be considered, in addition to the average on the five courses required for admission, in the selection process.

  • Applicants to the Bachelor Recreation degree program must have at least five years of relevant work experience, or equivalent, that is deemed acceptable by the Admissions Committee of the School of Human Kinetics & Recreation.

  • Students who are attending or have previously attended this University are not required to submit a copy of their transcript with their application(s).

3.3.3 Transfer Applicants
  • Applicants seeking admission through transfer from accredited post-secondary institutions must have achieved a minimum overall average of 60% to be considered for admission.

  • A student's placement within a program, and requirements needed to complete the program, will be determined on an individual basis at the time of admission. No applicant will be granted placement beyond Academic Term 4.

  • Transfer applicants must request that an official transcript showing any completed courses and current registrations be forwarded to the Office of the Registrar. Final transcripts must be submitted upon receipt of final grades.