Canada - Nova Scotia / Nouvelle-Écosse

top General Information


Street:1236 Henry Street


Province:Nova Scotia

Post Code:B3H 4R2


Other Sites

Also Teaching Hospitals

Institution Funding



Founded 1818. Acquired present status 1997 by merging with Technical University of Nova Scotia.

Academic Year

September to June (September-December; January-April; May-June). Also Summer Sessions (July-August)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent, including International Baccalaureate



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Richard Florizone

Job title:President and Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Carolyn Watters

Job title:Provost and Vice-President, Academic

top Divisions

College : Continuing Education

Fields of study:Adult Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Management, Fire Science, Information Technology, Leadership, Management, Occupational Health, Peace and Disarmament, Safety Engineering, Small Business, Writing

Faculty : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Food Science

Faculty : Architecture and Planning

Fields of study:Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Building Technologies, Design, Environmental Management, History, Landscape Architecture, Technology, Town Planning

Faculty : Arts and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Acting, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Arabic, Business Administration, Canadian Studies, Chinese, Cognitive Sciences, Contemporary History, Development Studies, Display and Stage Design, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film, French, Gender Studies, German, Greek (Classical), Health Sciences, History, Italian, Journalism, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Modern History, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Religious Studies, Russian, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing

Faculty : Computer Science

Fields of study:Computer Science

Faculty : Dentistry

Fields of study:Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Surgery

Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Faculty : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Agriculture, Anatomy, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Disorders, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Development Studies, E- Business/Commerce, Earth Sciences, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Food Science, Food Technology, French, German, Greek (Classical), Health Administration, Health Sciences, History, Immunology, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Journalism, Latin, Law, Leisure Studies, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Meteorology, Microbiology, Mining Engineering, Molecular Biology, Musicology, Neurosciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Ophthalmology, Pathology, Periodontics, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Work, Sociology, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics

Faculty : Health Professions

Fields of study:Communication Disorders, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Leisure Studies, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Ophthalmology, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Social Work

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Civil Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, International Law, Law, Maritime Law, Public Law

Faculty : Management

Fields of study:Business Administration, Business and Commerce, E- Business/Commerce, Environmental Management, Finance, Information Management, Information Sciences, Library Science, Management, Natural Resources, Public Administration

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Ethics, Gastroenterology, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Immunology, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Rheumatology, Surgery, Urology

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Economics, Environmental Studies, Immunology, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Meteorology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neurosciences, Physics, Psychology, Statistics

top Degrees

Baccalauréat/Bachelor's Degree

Maîtrise/Master's Degree

Doctorat/Doctoral Degree


Also Honours Bachelor's degree; Dual/Combined Degrees: Master of Library and Information Studies / Master of Public Administration, Master of Library and Information Studies / Master of Resource and Environmental Studies, Master of Library and Information Studies / Bachelor of Laws, Master of Public Administration / Bachelor of Laws

Main Press

Dalhousie University Press

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2014-2015

Full Time Total:1100


Statistics Year:2014-2015


Updated on 03-03-2015