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What can I study?

Dalhousie University has an exciting, broad range of courses for you to take.

Since it's very important that you fulfill your degree requirements at home, you want to be certain that the courses you take at Dalhousie will be recognized by your home university. We strongly recommend that you meet with your exchange advisor at home before choosing your courses.

For information about the courses you can choose from and when they are offered please see the Academic Timetable. Most courses are open to exchange students, but some are restricted: Faculties of Dentistry, Health Professions, and Medicine, the School of Planning, and most Engineering classes. If you are unsure about what courses are available to you, please email international.centre@dal.ca

If you are interested, there are also courses with local or Canadian content available to you. 

Meet our Study Abroad & Exchange team!

Study Abroad Advisor


Gillian MacDonald

Study Abroad & Exchange Advisor 

Gillian's best piece of advice for exchange students? Take the leap! The world is a beautiful place to explore. 

Gillian grew up in Nova Scotia, but has travelled the globe and lived in many special places. It was leaving the province to go explore the world that has helped her to realize just how truly special Nova Scotia is and she is happy to be living in the area again after many years away from home. 

She has a passion for group facilitation and activities, meaningful and heartfelt discussions over coffee, and loves sharing all that the city of Halifax has to offer. Playing games, gardening, book club and movies, as well as drinking cappuccinos on Monday morning and baking the perfect cookie are some of the things that put a smile on her face. 

Gillian can be reached at: gillian.macdonald@dal.ca

Study Abroad and Exchange Assistant - Inbound

Tara Mody

Study Abroad and Exchange Assistant (Inbound)

The Study Abroad and Exchange Assistant can be reached at inboundexchange@dal.ca  

Study Abroad and Exchange Assistant - Outbound

Delainey Wescott

Study Abroad and Exchange Assistant (Inbound)

The Study Abroad and Exchange Assistant can be reached at outboundexchange@dal.ca