Dalhousie University

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Community Design (BCD)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Architecture and Planning / School of Planning
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Description:Community Design is for students who care about the character and future of our communities. You'll learn to design better living environments and give communities the tools to make their own choices through real-life and hands-on experiences. You'll do all of this while keeping sustainability and the environment in mind.
URL:Community Design (BCD) at Dalhousie University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,933
International: $21,939
Scholarships:5
Careers:Urban and Land Use Planners

Admission Requirements

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)

A minimum CGPA of at least 2.3 is required for admission and for continuation in the Co-op program. Students must be eligible to work in Canada.

Application Notes : A minimum CGPA of at least 2.3 is required for admission and for continuation in the Co-op program. Students must be eligible to work in Canada.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
Students may apply for entry to the BCD Honours program once they have completed all first year requirements, including the English writing requirement, and the mandatory second year (2000 level) planning courses. A limited number of students are accepted to the BCD Honours program each year. Admission to the Honours degree requires the following: 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA; and 3.0 or higher GPA calculated for mandatory planning and core elective courses completed at the time of application to the Honours program. (Where students have completed more than nine credit hours of core electives, the highest grades for the nine credit hours will be used in the calculation.); and a portfolio submitted to the School of Planning by a date in the Winter semester each year, announced in the immediately preceding Fall semester of each academic year in the School of Planning. Requirements of the portfolio are available from the School of Planning.

* 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 15, 2020