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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] (Theatre)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 online

Field of Study

$ 16,008 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Dalhousie University offers a Bachelor Arts in Theatre for a duration of 4 years.
  • It is an online program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The Fountain School of Performing Arts has a wide range of courses to get students started in their chosen careers in theatre.
  • Within the BA Theatre program, the university also offers Honours degrees in Acting, Costume Studies, Stage Design and Technical Theatre, and Theatre Studies.  
  • Some sample courses that students can study are:
    • Writing About Stage and Screen
    • Cave to Castle: Dress from Prehistory to 1450
    • Gender in Theatre: A Cross-Cultural Survey
  • In this program, students learn about stage design or historical costume, get hands-on in a lab for set construction, props, projection design, lighting, and sound.
  • Each year, arts and social sciences students are recognized for their success and dedication through scholarships, bursaries, and awards.
  • Dalhousie's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a world of choices: thousands of courses, two hundred professors, thirty-five academic programs.
  • Choosing Theatre at Dal opens students up to a world of opportunity through a wide variety of career options:
    • director, playwright, actor, artisan, technician, or designer in the professional theatre in Canada and abroad.
    • high school drama teacher
    • arts administration in the theatre and film industries.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 68,080 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.dal.ca/academics/programs/undergraduate/theatre.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 five academic Grade 12 courses.
  • Students also need a final grade of at least 70% in Grade 12 academic English and any other required subjects.

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

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
Tution fee$16008$16008$16008$16008
Books and supplies$1012$1012$1012$1012
Total fee$17020$17020$17020$17020

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food$ 8,171

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #301/ 401

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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 options are:

  • Director
  • Playwright
  • Actor
  • Artisan
  • High school drama teacher
  • Arts administration in the theatre and film industries



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