Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Description: Dalhousie’s Medical Sciences program will give you the specific skills and knowledge you need to make a difference in fields related to medicine and health care. In our Medical Sciences program, you’ll take the core science courses needed for entry into medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy programs, as well as related graduate studies at many major universities across Canada. As a Medical Sciences student, you also have the option to do Dalhousie’s Integrated Science program during your first year, which gives you a foundation in not only core science courses such as Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics, Psychology and Statistics, but also the ability to participate in research your first year.

The Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) degree is a 120 credit hour program, typically completed in 4 years. It will provide an educational experience that offers a broad, interdisciplinary background in all relevant subjects in biomedical sciences. The degree also meets the general degree requirements for the Faculty of Science. This program may fulfill the Dalhousie Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements for graduate school, but may not satisfy department-specific or other school-specific graduate school entry requirements.

URL: Medical Sciences (BSc) at Dalhousie University
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $19,457

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

Scholarships: 1

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Calculus 

Applicants are required to have: English 12; Pre-Calculus Math 12 or Calculus 12; and three other acceptable university-preparatory courses at the grade 12 level.