Why study Marine Biology at Dal?
See spectacular marine life in Atlantic Canada and beyond. Learn from faculty members who are world leaders in fisheries conservation, marine mammal behaviour and physiology, and conservation genetics. Immerse yourself in our undergraduate marine program, from ecology to molecular biology.
Explore the Marine Biology undergraduate program site for program details, sample classes, career opportunities and more.
Marine Biology at Dalhousie offers a range of undergraduate degree options:
- Bachelor of Science with Major in Marine Biology
- Bachelor of Science with Honours in Marine Biology
- Major and Honours degrees can be done as a Marine Biology Co-op
Students from Canadian high schools are recommended to take the following subjects in high school: Biology, Chemistry, Math (Intro. Calculus), English, plus Physics (optional) or other acceptable classes (see list in the Undergraduate Calendar).
Students must also obtain an overall average of 75 per cent with 65 per cent or higher in English and Math.
For more information about applying to Dalhousie, see Dalhousie undergraduate admissions.
Degrees in Marine Biology
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|Minor in Marine Biology||18||-||Acad. Calendar||-|
|BSc Major in Marine Biology||120||4||Acad. Calendar||Checklist|
|BA Major in Marine Biology||120||4||Acad. Calendar||Checklist|
|BSc Double Major in Marine Biology and another subject||120||4||Acad. Calendar||Checklist|
|BA Double Major in Marine Biology and another subject||120||4||Acad. Calendar||Checklist|
|BSc or BA Concentrated Honours in Marine Biology||120||4||Acad. Calendar||Checklist|
|BSc or BA Combined Honours in Marine Biology||120||4||Acad. Calendar||Checklist|