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

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

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Microbiology and Immunology)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

$ 17,003 

1st Year
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Program Description

  • Dalhousie University offers a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Immunology for a duration of 4 years.
  • It is an on-campus, co-op program offered on a full-time basis.
  • Microbiology is the study of microorganisms and viruses.
  • In Microbiology and Immunology at Dalhousie, students will study microscopic organisms and how they can impact their lives.
  • Students will learn from faculty who are experts and active researchers in infectious diseases, cancer biology, inflammation, and host-pathogen interactions.
  • First-year students begin by taking foundation courses in science.
  • These courses will give students the background for more in-depth studies on topics such as bacteriology, virology, immunology, microbial genetics, bacterial pathogenesis, and much more.
  • Students taking Microbiology and Immunology also have the opportunity to participate in work terms through the co-op education program.
  • Some sample that students can study are:
    • Virology
    • Immunology
    • Food Microbiology
  • Students will also have the foundation to pursue further studies in professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, law, and pharmacy.
  • Job opportunities after BSc Microbiology and Immunology are Microbiologists, Laboratory Technician, etc and the average salary goes up to 48,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 72,060 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/mbim.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have completed their academic English 12 and Pre-calculus Math 12 courses with a minimum overall average of 75%.
  • 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

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$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

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #201/ 500

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
General Entrance Award Program Scholarship Variable Yes 01 Mar, 2020
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
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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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:

  • Microbiologists
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Pharmaceutical or Food industry consultant
  • Pharmacist
  • Pathologist


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