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Application Requirements

In addition to Dalhousie University's admission requirements, the School of Planning requires additional documentation to complete your application:

  • Complete the online graduate application form and pay the application fee.

    Please note, you are applying to the 201910 (2018/2019 fall) school year.  Also, you should have the academic email addresses of your two references available at the time that you are completing your online application.

  • Send all other material to Tamara Adlain, School of Planning:

    Send the following via email - planning@dal.ca:

    • A letter or statement of intent
      (why you want to study planning - about two pages)
    • resumé
    • A sample of your writing (about four pages) - not published or co-authored.

    Send the following to our mailing address:

    • Two academic reference letters if you did not submit your academic references in your online application and if you want to include a third reference from a professional with whom you have worked.
      Please note that this professional reference would be in addition to the two academic references provided and cannot be entered in your online application.

    • Two official copies of all academic transcripts.
  • International students whose first language is not English must provide proof that they meet the university's requirement for English proficiency.

Applicants applying for scholarships and/or early admissions in the spring must have all information in by 31st January.

For general inquiries, contact Tamara Adlain.