Master of Science (MSc) / Master of Arts (MA)
The Master’s degree offers opportunities for advanced research under the supervision of a faculty member, in areas such as psychology, health and fitness, epidemiology, biomechanics, neuroscience, physiology, nutrition and immunology. Further information on faculty members’ specific research within these fields is located in the Faculty section of this site. Coursework provides a strong academic foundation for the Master’s student, but the emphasis of the thesis program is to conduct original research within one’s area of study. The background of the student, the research focus of the supervisor and choice of courses determines selection of the Master of Science (MSc) or Master of Arts (MA) program.
Neuroscience at York
Master of Science students entering the Neuroscience area may apply to the Neuroscience Graduate Diploma. This interdisciplinary program provides additional specialized training on the function of the nervous system, ranging from the molecular level up to neural systems and behaviour, through coursework and a seminar series. Interested students should consult with their prospective supervisor for further information.
In addition to the regulations of the Faculty of Graduate Studies pertaining to all Master's degrees, candidates for the thesis Master of Science (MSc) / Master of Arts (MA) degrees in Kinesiology and Health Science are required to complete the following: