Admission & Transferring

Follow Applicable Directions:

  1. Direct Admission from High School  (Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology majors only)
  2. Internal Transfer from Another Program Within SFU (All BPK programs)
  3. Transfer from Another University or College (All BPK programs)

Admission is Competitive

The Department of Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology strictly adheres to the University's course repeat limits due to the large number of qualified applicants. 

Students not meeting the competitive admission/approval GPA can consult with Student Services or Sci-Space regarding suitable program alternatives. 

Limits on Repeated Courses

The number of courses which a student may repeat in a degree program is limited to five. The number of times a student may repeat a course is once. Courses completed at Simon Fraser University for which a student has already received transfer credit from another institution will count within five repeats limit.

For details, visit the Policies and Procedures Page

Extenuating Circumstances

If a student received a poor or incomplete grade due to extenuating circumstances (e.g. illness), the student can follow the Withdrawals procedures outlined here. If permitted to 'withdraw' from a class, even after receiving a grade, then that class will not count against the two permitted attempts.