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

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

Bachelor of Health Science [B.H.S]

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 17,003 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Dalhousie University offers a Bachelor of Health Science for a duration of 4 years.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
  • School of Health Sciences is a nationally accredited school that offers a Bachelor of Health Science in 4 professional disciplines that are: 
    • Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound
    • Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Radiological Technology
    • Respiratory Therapy
  • It also offers Medical Laboratory Technology in the Post Diploma program.
  • Students have to select the courses from the above disciplines, depend on the discipline that students are studying. 
  • Each discipline focuses on the theory behind the respective profession and applying that knowledge to the clinical setting.
  • During the 8-week summer clinical practicum, students put the knowledge learned in the classroom to real-life use in the hospital setting.
  • Students get opportunities to study some sample courses such as:
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Principles and Instrumentation of Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound
    • Adaption Radiography
  • The professors are known for their leading research in a diverse range of health topics. Students have the opportunity to learn from renowned researchers and conduct their own research projects.
  • The Faculty of Health is one of the largest faculties at Dalhousie, comprised of eight schools, one college, and one program, more than 200 faculty members and 80 staff members.
  • It offers unparalleled opportunities for interprofessional education, ensuring all students graduate with experience working as part of a collaborative health team.
  • Job opportunities after Bachelor of Heath Science are Medical Sonographer, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, etc and the average salary goes up to 47,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 72,060 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.dal.ca/academics/programs/undergraduate/hs.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have completed their academic English grade 12 courses with a minimum overall average of 70%.
  • Students required to complete Biology or Chemistry grade 12 course.
  • Students also have to complete three additional academic 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
Feb 15


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$17003$17003$17003$17003
Books fees$1012$1012$1012$1012
Total fees$18015$18015$18015$18015

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food$ 8,171

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #201/ 600

Medicine [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
General Entrance Award Program Scholarship Variable Yes 01 Mar, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 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
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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:

  • Ultrasound Technologists
  • Medical Sonographer
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Clinical Education/application Specialist


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