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Graduate Degree Program

Overview

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall (September-December): March 27th.
  • Spring (January-April): August 31st.
  • Summer (May-August): January 15th. 

Please indicate on the application which semester you are applying for. If you have missed the deadline for applications, please contact the Graduate Program Assistant (bpk_programs@sfu.ca) for further instructions and application possibilities.

Before admission into either of the thesis programs (MSc or PhD), students are encouraged to contact potential supervisors prior to submitting their application.

Note: The major competition for graduate positions occurs in the Fall Semester.

Please click here for important dates and deadlines.

Admission Requirements

Base admission requirements for Master's and Doctoral programs are maintained by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and documented in Graduate General Regulations section 1.3

For more information on BPK specific requirements and program details click on the headings MSc or PhD on the menu to the left.

How to Apply

To apply for the Master's (MSc) or Doctoral (PhD) programs you must submit your application through SFU's graduate application portal maintained by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Applications are reviewed by the BPK Graduate Programs Committee before they are sent to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies which provides further review and will send out an offer letter to you if you are accepted into the program. You are encouraged to contact a potential supervisor before submitting this application. 

For instructions on the application process see Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies: Application Process

For Graduate Specializations, please view the following links: 

List of BPK Graduate Courses:

BPK Graduate course descriptions are available at this link

BPK 801: SEMINAR ON RESEARCH IN BIOMEDICAL PHYSIOLOGY AND KINESIOLOGY (3)

BPK 805: DIRECTED STUDIES (3)

BPK 806: SPECIAL TOPICS (3)

BPK 807: SPECIAL TOPICS (3) 

BPK 808: SPECIAL TOPICS (3)

BPK 811: SPECIAL TOPICS - ANATOMY (3)

BPK 812: MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR CARDIOLOGY (3)

BPK 831: CURRENT TOPICS IN THERMOPHYSIOLOGY (3)

BPK 840: HUMAN BIOMECHANICS (3)

BPK 851: RECENT ADVANCES IN EXPERIMENTAL CARCINOGENESIS (3)

BPK 870: EXPERIMENTS AND MODELS IN PHYSIOLOGY (3)

BPK 895: MSC PROPOSAL

BPK 896: PHD COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION

BPK 897: PHD SEMINAR

BPK 898: MSC THESIS (18)

BPK 899: PHD THESIS (18)