Get hands-on experience (in world-class facilties)
Located on Dalhousie's beautiful Agricultural Campus in Truro, you'll be able to work with actual animals, study freshwater and seawater environments and observe in natural settings. Our Aquaculture Centre is an 8,100 square-foot facility with wet and dry labs and high-performance technology. Our campus farm features the Ruminant Animal Centre, which houses dairy cattle and sheep, as well as state-of-the-art poultry and fur animal research centres. The Boulden Animal Facility provides small and companion animal housing and veterinary clinical facilities to support teaching in our Veterinary Technology Program.
Learn from the leading experts
Our faculty members are recognized around the world as leaders in research and experts in their field. Most of our professors and instructors are actively involved in research giving you the opportunity to learn from current observations and relevant findings. In addition, our classes are small enough that you can have personalized interaction and instruction with faculty.
Apply your knowledge to real-world issues
Dalhousie's Faculty of Agriculture hosts organizations like the Atlantic Poultry Research Institute and the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada. Beyond our campus, the research of our faculty and students in agriculture, aquaculture and animal studies is helping to innovate new technologies that will help feed the world, sustainably. Opportunities can also be found in our variety of collaborations and initiatives with industry and government both nationally and internationally.
Choose your focus
Whether you want to get specific (like the study of prebiotics in animal health) or more comprehensive (like how to run a family farm), you'll find the courses you need to appreciate the big picture and dig into the details. Our programs are designed to allow you to specialize according to your interests so you can focus on the information and skills that will give you the expertise you need to achieve your goals.
View our programs
Head over to our programs page. They have all the information you'll need to find the program that's right for you.