Graduate Studies

The Faculty of Agriculture offers programs at both the MSc and PhD level.

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Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, as well as the specific requirements (see additional documentation requirements below) for the Faculty of Agriculture.

A complete graduate studies application to the Faculty of Agriculture MUST include the following additional documentation for review (incomplete packages will not be reviewed):

  1. An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) [Required]
  2. A Letter of Research Interest [Required]
  3. Abstract of Honours/Undergraduate Research Project (MSc applicants), or Abstract of MSc Thesis (PhD applicants) [Required]
  4. Abstracts for any additional published research papers [Optional]
  5. Confirmation of Supervision [Required]*
* Please note that Confirmed Supervision by a member of the Faculty of Agriculture is REQUIRED to be admitted to our graduate programs.


All additional required documents must be sent directly to:

Graduate Studies Office
Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University
62 Cumming Drive
Truro, Nova Scotia
Canada, B2N 5E3


Specific inquiries related to Faculty of Agriculture admission requirements should be addressed to:

All other graduate studies inquiries should be directed to: