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Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience (Co-op Optional) University of Waterloo University of Waterloo, Canada

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CAD 48000

Annual Tuition Fee

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 251

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48 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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90

TOEFL

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80%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Help an Olympic hopeful recover from a torn ligament. Prevent workplace injuries by improving a company’s ergonomic standards. Give a child with cerebral palsy an enhanced quality of life. Learn to prevent and treat movement-related illness and injury – and if you opt for the co-op stream, you can get 20 months of paid career experience along the way.

In addition to traditional science courses in biomechanics, neuroscience, and physiology, you’ll have five kinesiology-related minors and specializations (such as neuroscience, medical physiology, and rehabilitation ciences) and dozens of campus-wide minors to choose from. You can also include courses to prepare you for professional health programs such as medicine and physiotherapy.

You can also include courses to prepare you for professional health programs such as medicine and physiotherapy. Once you graduate from Waterloo's program, you'll be able to write provincial exams, such as the Colleges of Kinesiologists of Ontario (CKO) exam.

Program highlights

  •     First department of kinesiology in the world. We've been leaders since day one and are dedicated to ensuring you gain the most relevant, up-to-date knowledge. Plus, after 50+ years, our graduates' success has built our reputation for educating the health care leaders of tomorrow.
  •     Get hands-on experience in class. You'll have 20 required and optional lab experiences to choose from. Gain the practical skills to understand movement problems that occur in sports, industry, rehabilitation, and fitness.
  •     Study anatomy in depth. Waterloo is one of Canada’s first non-medical schools to house a School of Anatomy — giving you the chance to study anatomy on real human cadavers right in your first year.
     
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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 56 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Closed

Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.5  Minimum Speaking - 6.5  
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 90 - Score in Speaking & Writing - 25
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 63 - Score in Speaking & Writing - 65
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 120.0  Minimum Literacy - 110.0  Minimum Production - 110.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Std XII Mathematics and Std XII English, min 70% in each. Two of Std XII Chemistry, or Std XII Physics, or Std XII Biology, min 70%. Overall 80% Std XII.

6.5 IELTS Score
90 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
63 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
120 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
80% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

48000

Tuition Fee
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CAD 251

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12000 Per year

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Scholarships

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Scholarships for international students

 

Waterloo offers more than 170 scholarships for international students, ranging from $1,000 to $40,000.

We'll automatically consider you for most of our scholarships, including our Merit and President’s scholarships which range from $1,000 to $5,000. However, there are some scholarships which require an application, including some of the ones listed below.

Scholarship Programs or eligibility Value Application required?
International Student Entrance Scholarship All programs 20 scholarships valued at $10,000 each No
Faculty of Engineering International Student Entrance Scholarships All Engineering program except Architecture Up to 20 valued at $10,000 each No
Faculty of Mathematics Global Scholarships Most programs in the Faculty of Mathematics Up to 10 valued at $12,000 to $40,000 Yes
Faculty of Mathematics International Awards: India Most programs in the Faculty of Mathematics Up to 15 valued at $20,000 to $40,000 Yes
Faculty of Science International Student scholarships Most programs in the Faculty of Science 55 scholarships of $15,000 to $40,000 Yes
Scholarships for Black students For students of African, African American, Afro-Latine, Black Canadian, Caribbean, or other African descent. The application form normally opens in January. $1,200 to $40,000 Yes

 



University of Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship

Award type: Entrance scholarships
Value: $10,000
Program: Open to any program
Citizenship: International student
Application required?: No

 

Twenty scholarships, valued at $10,000 each, are awarded annually to outstanding international students admitted to Year One of an undergraduate degree program. International students admitted with an admission average of 90% or above will be considered. Selection will be based on academic achievement combined with any other Faculty-specific entrance scholarship criteria. An application is not required.


Eligibility & selection criteria: 

  • academic performance
  • Admission Information Form (AIF) may be also be considered
  • Euclid Math Contest results (Mathematics students only)

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