Conversion of the BHK to BKIN or MHK to MKIN – FAQs
UBC School of Kinesiology is pleased to announce that interested alumni may now apply to change the name of their degree from BHK (Bachelor of Human Kinetics) to BKIN (Bachelor of Kinesiology) or MHK (Master of Human Kinetics) to MKIN (Master of Kinesiology). The approval of this initiative took effect after extensive consultations with UBC faculty, students and alumni revealed widespread support for the change. Alumni wishing to change the name of their degree designation to a BKIN or MKIN should review the following frequently asked questions.
How do I change my degree?
In addition to completing the application form, May 2011 BHK/MHK graduates should take note of the following:
1. May 2011 BHK/MHK graduates who want a BKIN/MKIN will get a non-conversion parchment.
Graduation Department – Enrolment Services
3. Your last BHK/MHK session will be changed to BKIN/MKIN and therefore reflected on your transcript.
Once you have turned in your diploma and completed the online application your conversion parchment will be printed.
Does this change the academic standing of my BKIN degree or MKIN degree?
How does the degree name change affect current students?
Do I have to change my degree?
If I apply to have my degree designation changed, will I receive a new parchment? What date will appear on the parchment?
What does it cost to convert my degree?
Who should I contact if I have further questions?