Why Study Here?

A history of excellence spanning more than 100 years

Skilled and creative engineers are needed to tackle the major problems of today. Whether its improving health care systems, creating better energy solutions, or ensuring a safe and reliable water supply, engineers have the knowledge to help solve the biggest challenges facing the world.

Our professors are experts in their fields

We strive to provide outstanding engineering and applied science education and have established a history of educating and producing engineers who are among the best in the world. Our professors are accessible and easy to approach and Dalhousie has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios in Canada. Learn from industry experts who bring real-world experience to the classroom.

Join a leading research university

The Faculty of Engineering at Dalhousie University provides an opportunity to be part of an excellent engineering school in a leading, research intensive Canadian University. Dalhouise attracts more than $132 million in research grants and awards each year. Researchers at Dalhousie are nationally and internationally recognized for their exceptional work.

Gain hands-on experience while earning a pay cheque

Paid work experience is available in all of our programs. The Faculty of Engineering has built strong relationships with government and industry in Nova Scotia, the Atlantic Region, and Canada. Our high caliber instruction and innovative curriculum, paired with strong industry partnerships, provides our students with unique opportunities for hands-on, real-world learning.

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