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Learn on the open water

Study the behaviour of sperm whales, track fish movements and more. Learn more about our programs.


Marine Biology

Help conserve the oceans. Gain a greater understanding of marine life. Research everything from giant whales down to molecular realms. If your passion is the sea, Dalhousie University is one of the best places in the world for you to study. 

Here, you will find world-renowned faculty who love to teach, superb facilities for education and research and incredible hands-on opportunities. Dalhousie is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia - a vibrant, cosmopolitan city by the sea.

In the news

Classroom on the beach - DalNews
For students, there's nothing better than getting out of the classroom and into the field. View photo essay

Discover our profs

Research that makes waves - DalNews
A global study led by Boris Worm hit like a rock in calm waters. Read more