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Programs & Admissions

One degree is just the beginning

Join over 3,500 graduate students in a research-intensive environment. Learn with top professors in their fields; experts who are recognized across Canada and the world. Choose from over 90 Master's degrees and more than 45 Doctoral programs.

Considering a school for graduate studies can seem like an overwhelming task. Here are some tips and resources that may help make the process easier:

  • View graduate programs - We are the premier Maritime location for advanced study, with over 90 master's and 45 doctoral programs.
  • Admission requirements - Admission requirements, documentation, and deadlines vary by program.
  • How to apply – Applying involves filling out various forms and gathering supplementary documentation. Aside from our standard deadlines, there may be different deadlines for scholarships and certain programs.
  • International students - Review information for international applicants.
  • Research potential supervisors - Visit faculty profiles on departmental sites and contact them if you are interested in their work. You might also be interested in Dalhousie's priority research areas.
  • Consider costs and funding opportunities - There are numerous potential scholarships, fellowships, and bursaries that can help fund your graduate education.

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