Teaching and Learning


We're committed to promoting excellence in teaching in every stage of academics. We have flexible and multi-disciplinary computer science undergraduate and graduate program options that allow students to combine their studies in unique ways that meet their academic and personal interests, as well as future career goals.

Faculty and Research


Our award-winning professors work in five major areas of research, cutting across many industries and encompassing nearly all human endeavors. We are also home to two high-profile initiatives - Institute for Big Data Analytics and DeepSense - as well as our own innovation playground, ShiftKey Labs.

Our recent news and stories

Ten teachers are celebrated with awards this year in a range of categories from academic innovation and graduate supervision to undergraduate student teaching and Dal’s top award, the Alumni Association Faculty Award of Excellence for Teaching.
Dalhousie scaled new heights against nearly 2,000 other universities in this year's rankings, placing in the top 20 globally for its work in support of life below water, top 30 globally for zero hunger, and top 50 for life on land.
Faten Alshazly, co-founder of WeUsThem, and Daniel Bartek, co-founder of Ace Beverage Group and WakeWater Beverage Company, discussed the importance of connecting with people at the 2024 Neville Gilfoy Entrepreneurship Panel.
Dalhousie advanced 23 places from last year in the latest QS rankings, landing at 275 worldwide out of 1,503 institutions ranked.
Almas Shaikh says entering Dal's Master of Applied Computer Science program was one of the best decisions she's ever made. Finding a supportive tech community in Halifax was the gravy.
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