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DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY - [DAL], HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA - PROGRAMS

Halifax, Nova ScotiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1818Established Year
  19000Enrollment

Bachelor of Arts [B.A] (English)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 online

Field of Study

$ 16,028 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Dalhousie University offers a Bachelor of Arts in English for a duration of 4 years.
  • It is an online program offered on a full-time basis.
  • Studying English teaches students essential written and oral communication expertise valuable in every field of work and helps them to develop critical thinking abilities through textual, ethical and logical analysis, reading, and interpretation.
  • The English program offers students the opportunity to take a wide range of courses that reflect the diverse nature of English language literature.
  • Students get the opportunity to participate in experiential courses in creative writing, tutoring, and editing.
  • Some sample course that students can study are:
    • Canadian Literature
    • Cartoons and Comics
    • Old English
  • Students get the opportunity to study by internationally award-winning faculty which inspires bright young minds through teaching excellence and stimulating research.
  • The goal is to encourage students to develop strong critical thinking, analytical reasoning, problem-solving and communication skills, and creative talents that will foster their development as knowledgeable, engaged, and confident citizens and leaders.
  • The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is dedicated to delivering the highest quality arts, humanities, and social science education in Canada consistent with our standing among the top 15 universities in the country.
  • Job opportunities after BA English are Publisher or Literary editor, Editor, etc and the average salary goes up to 45,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 68,160 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Winter (Deadline - Sep 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.dal.ca/academics/programs/undergraduate/english.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have completed secondary school (Grade 12).
  • Students have to get a minimum overall average of 70% in academic English 12 and four additional academic subjects in Grade 12.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (CBSE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (CISCE)
  • Or, another Senior Secondary School Certificate awarded after standard XII

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required document:

  • Online application form and fees: Students have to fill the online form and submit the application fees. 
  • Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Two Professional References: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Transcripts: Students have to submit transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, World Education Services Assessments, and English Language Proficiency test scores 
  • Confirmation of Employment Form:  Students must be emailed as an attachment by applicant or referee. 
  • Proof of name change: Required only if name discrepancies exist between transcripts/assessments/test scores and other application documents.  Examples of proof: Marriage/divorce certificates, 2 copies of government-issued ID that include a previous and current name and date of birth.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Winter
Sep 15

Fall
Apr 01


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

61 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$16028$16028$16028$16028
Books fees$1012$1012$1012$1012
Total fees$17040$17040$17040$17040

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food$ 8,171

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
General Entrance Award Program Scholarship Variable Yes 01 Mar, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students are required to get a study visa to study in Canada.
  • They may also need a Temporary Resident VISA (TRV) or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
  • The cost of the study visa is 112 USD and it is valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Dalhousie acceptance letter
    • Valid passport
    • Financial Evidence
    • A letter from their sponsoring agency 
    • Documents showing strong ties to their home country

Work Study

Students must have a work-study visa to work in Canada.

  • On-Campus Work: Students enrolled full time are eligible to work on-campus. Students can work no more than 10-15 hours per week.
  • Off-Campus Work: Students who are continually enrolled full time at Dalhousie University are eligible to work off-campus. Students can work 20 hours a week or full time during a scheduled break.
  • Co-Op Work Visa: If students are required to work as an integral part of the studies or enrolled in a co-op program, they may be permitted to work off-campus full time. Students will need a co-op work visa.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Publisher or Literary editor
  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Screen Writer
  • Managers in Publishing
  • Editors


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