Create, Collaborate and Realize

Our programs

Whether you are a high school graduate or have a university degree, our two schools offer accredited programs in planning and architecture, as well as graduate research degrees in specialized areas. In this small faculty, you’ll be on a first-name basis with your professors and enjoy one-on-one support from our staff.

School of Architecture
Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies - BEDS

Master of Architecture - MArch

School of Planning
Bachelor of Community Design - BCD
Bachelor of Community Design Honours - BCD (Hon)
Master of Planning - MPlan
Master of Planning Studies - MPS

Students in other faculties can take open courses in Architecture and Planning.

Your experience

In our Faculty, you will gain a solid foundation in the design and planning of the built environment and specialized training in the skills needed to become a professional architect or planner. Whether you enroll in the undergraduate or graduate level, you will develop your creativity and critical thinking through hands-on learning in studio and community workshops, and develop professional capabilities through work placements in architectural firms and planning agencies.

Designing a better future

Research in the Faculty of Architecture and Planning covers a wide territory from leading architectural practices to cutting-edge planning scholarship. Key themes include design innovation, design and planning for a constantly changing world, and the mobilization of knowledge to build stronger communities.

Job postings for faculty and staff

Please continue to monitor the Dalhousie University recruitment website for future opportunities.  https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/