Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Health Professions
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description: The Arctic Nursing Program, developed collaboratively between Nunavut Arctic College and Dalhousie University, is a four-year program that focuses on nursing in Nunavut. This program is designed for Nunavut residents. The curriculum emphasizes awareness and respect for Inuit culture and will prepare Inuit nurses to be leaders in the health-care system of Nunavut.

URL: Arctic Nursing (BScN) at Dalhousie University
Course Based: Yes
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,325

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition and incidental fees.

Careers: Head Nurses and Supervisors,Nurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Science 

Applicants to the BScN (Arctic Nursing) program must meet the following criteria: be 18 years of age or older; and have an academic grade 12 diploma with credits in Math, Science and Inuktitut/English (minimum 70% in subject areas).

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests

Applicants must submit the following: letter of interest indicating why applicant is interested in the BScN program; three letters of reference (from employers, teachers, health professionals or health committee members); a high school/college transcript; and a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check (CRC/VSS).