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Nursing (BScN)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Health
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.

Please note: Owing to the limited enrolment and the large number of applicants, this program primarily serves permanent residents of Nova Scotia. However each year a limited number of direct entry (directly from high school) and advanced standing entry (for those with previous university experience) seats are also available for well qualified residents of other Canadian provinces and international students. See Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
URL:Nursing (BScN) at Dalhousie University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,334
International: $23,340
Scholarships:17
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

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, and one additional academic subject.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

To view all English Language Proficiency tests, visit: https://www.dal.ca/admissions/international-students/admission-requirements/english-requirements.html

Application Notes : To view all English Language Proficiency tests, visit: https://www.dal.ca/admissions/international-students/admission-requirements/english-requirements.html
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Completion of the CASPer test is required: https://www.dal.ca/admissions/apply/applying_for_undergraduate_studies/supplemental_forms/casper-test-requirement.html

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 22, 2020