International Academic Programs

Explore our International Academic Programs

A Kinesiology degree can open the doors to working as a professional coach, rehabilitation specialist, or an expert in health policy, research, or community sports programs – among a few. Come study at the University of British Columbia, in one of the top-ranked Kinesiology programs in the world, and learn from leading experts in the field. We provide a rich learning and mentoring environment for students to learn about the field of Kinesiology in Canada while exploring Canadian society and culture.

Our international academic programs

Study Abroad at UBC KIN (SAK)

The Study Abroad at UBC KIN (SAK) is a flexible, short-term program for visiting students. Students can choose to start in either September or January, and enroll for 4, 6*, 8, 10, 12 months. Upon successful completion of eligible courses, you will receive UBC course credits and an internationally recognized transcript.
*The 6-month option is only available for students who start in January.

Vancouver Summer Program in Kinesiology (VSP)

VSP is a four-week academic program, offering international students a unique opportunity to experience Canadian health, sport, and exercise science at its best.

Customized Programs

The UBC School of Kinesiology delivers professional and academic development programs designed to prepare your students for success. Our international team works with partners to develop a clear understanding of your objectives in order to determine the relevant educational approach.