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Programs for International Students

Whether you want to work abroad or at home after graduation, your Dalhousie Faculty of Computer Science degree will equip you for a rewarding career. Our award-winning professors are creating the future with information technology – and they want to share their expertise with you. Study and work alongside profs performing life-changing research in areas as diverse as big data, artificial intelligence and robotics. We have a depth of research you won’t find elsewhere.

Top reasons to study Computer Science at Dal:

  • We are one of a kind: FCS is the largest Computer Science school in Atlantic Canada and home to the country’s only Institute for Big Data Analytics.
  • We are home to groundbreaking research. Our world-class researchers are dedicated to giving you the hands-on experience you’ll need to succeed.
  • We are a tight knit community: You’ll get to know your classmates and professors in a dynamic environment that fosters learning and collaboration.
  • Halifax is the perfect city and our university is nestled in the heart of it. Halifax is a centre for innovation, and host to global companies such as IBM.
  • We can help: Dal offers a wide range of support for international students. From courses that will help you improve your English, to visa advice, to adapting to life in Halifax, our team is dedicated to working with you.

Prestigious Canadian university with internationally recognized degrees

Why do over 2500 international students from over 110 countries choose Dalhousie University every year for their undergraduate and graduate degrees?

  • Dalhousie is well-respected around the world and degrees are recognized internationally.
  • We have staff dedicated to helping you with all your needs.
  • Halifax is a small, friendly and safe city with a lively culture.

Find the right fit for you

The Faculty of Computer Science offers many opportunities that can add an international flair to your studies. If you are a full-time student at one of our partner universities, you can spend one or two terms studying at Dalhousie as a visiting undergraduate or exchange student, or participate in a joint degree program. You can also register in a regular Dalhousie undergraduate or graduate degree program.

Faculty of Computer Science Programs
University-wide Programs
For general information on visiting Dalhousie University as an international student, visit the International Centre