Recreation and Sport StudiesUniversity of New Brunswick
About this Program
Level: Bachelor of Recreation and Sport Studies
Discpline: Recreation Business
Length: 8 semestersCheck My Eligibility
If you’re curious about the social-psychological aspects of recreation, sports, and physical activity, UNB’s Bachelor of Recreation and Sport Studies program is designed for you. This four-year program balances theory and hands-on practice. With options for honours, directed studies, and exciting work placements, the BRSS will prepare you for a meaningful career of creating, managing, and executing programs that contribute to healthy communities and healthy lives. Since 1957, UNB’s Faculty of Kinesiology has been growing a reputation as a national leader in kinesiology, recreation, and sport and wellness. Our program excels at personalized learning and professional preparation. The BRSS takes a comprehensive approach to the study of human movement, offering innovative and timely courses, small class sizes, and first-class faculty and staff. Our goal is to provide you with the critical thinking skills and creative passion for a rewarding career in the realm of physical activity, recreation, sport, and health and wellness. Hands-on learning: Practicums: Some students choose to learn directly from a health care worker; others assist with coaching a team, or they volunteer with a community agency. Professional Internships: Internships are longer versions of practicums. These are unpaid, four-month, full-time placements with an organization best suited to your career goals. You’ll become part of a professional team, learning and contributing as you go.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.