Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Health Professions
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description: Whether caring directly for patients, conducting valuable research or engaged in public policy advocacy, nurses make a difference in the quality of people’s lives. Dal’s Nursing program will prepare you to apply current evidence and respond with professionalism to the health and illness needs of people in a variety of health-care settings: hospitals, homes, schools, businesses, clinics and communities. At Dal, you’ll find flexible program options and hands-on learning opportunities alongside world-class faculty.

The modified curriculum will be completed over three calendar years (eight semesters) for direct entry students and over two calendar years (six semesters) for advanced standing students (students who have previous university experience), offering graduates the opportunity to enter practice one year earlier.

URL: Nursing (BScN) at Dalhousie University
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 (%)* 75

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have: satisfactory completion of grade 12 or equivalent with at least five academic university preparatory courses including: English, Biology, Chemistry, Academic Math, one other acceptable university-preparatory course; a minimum grade of 70% in the required subjects; and a minimum overall average of 70% in the five university preparatory courses used to meet admission requirements.