Undergraduate studies

Find your edge in UVic's School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education.

Undergraduate programs

With us, you'll benefit from small class sizes and exciting courses blending theory with lab work and hands-on learning. Put your knowledge into practice by working with local sports organizations, field trips, outdoor classes or with co-op and practicum placements in the community.

Our first class facilities and extensive connections with local and national health, recreation and sport organizations will give you the edge you’ll need to suceed.

A strong foundation

Our programs are a strong choice for students wishing to pursue professional degrees or graduate school in fields like medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy and more.

Interested in becoming a physical education teacher? Our programs will prepare you for the secondary education post-degree professional diploma.


Kinesiology BSc degrees have a strong science focus exploring movement analysis, exercise prescription and exercise management. Co-op is an optional addition to the program.

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Recreation and health education

Recreation and health education is an interdisciplinary BA program that prepares you to enter the fields of recreation, wellness and health promotion, leadership and management.

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Physical and health education

Our physical education teacher programs will certify you to teach in BC schools. Earn a BA or BSc before entering the secondary post-degree professional program.

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