Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Development Economics and International Development
Description: Some of the biggest movements for social change have started on university campuses. Why stop now? International Development Studies at Dalhousie teaches you how to be a responsible and informed global citizen. Whether they work in the local community or internationally, we teach students to think critically and act on a global scale. Our program tries to find solutions to big problems. We want our students to act, to reflect on their actions and to put both into a larger framework of development theory.
URL: International Development Studies (BA) (Concentrated Honours) at Dalhousie University
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,458

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

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 

Applicants are required to have English 12, and four other acceptable university-preparatory courses at the grade 12 level.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Admission to the IDS Honours program is based on academic performance and, in the case of the thesis stream, a thesis proposal. Applicants normally should have achieved an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.30 (B+) or better and a minimum B+/A- in all IDS and IDS-approved courses to be considered for admission. In the case of a combined degree, these same requirements must be met in the second major subject.