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

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

Diploma (Engineering)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 17,608 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Dalhousie University offers a Diploma in Engineering for a duration of 2 years.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
  • In this program, students will also gain a solid foundation in math and sciences which is essential for success in any engineering career.
  • The opportunities in the engineering programs are virtually limitless that only allow those students who want to pursue a career in almost any field, in any industry, in any location around the world.
  • If students thrive in a smaller campus environment with average class sizes of 20 to 30 students, consider doing the first 2 years of their degree on Truro campus.
  • This first 2 years are dedicated to core classes in maths, science, and engineering sciences and design.
  • After completing their first 2 years (and earning an Engineering diploma), they will move to the Halifax campus to complete the final 2 years of their degree.
  • The elective classes are taken in the second year depending on the discipline selected by the students.
  • The sample courses that students can study in this program are:
    • Engineering Design I
    • Thermo-Fluid Engineering I
    • Mechanics of Materials
  • Placement in a specific discipline is competitive and based on academic performance in the first year of the students.
  • The average salary goes up to 39,000 USD after completion of the program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Fees$ 37,240 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake January (Deadline - Sep 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.dal.ca/academics/programs/undergraduate/engineering.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete Grade 12 in the following courses with an average of 70% score:
    • Academic English 12
    • Academic Math 12
    • Academic Physics 12
    • Academic Chemistry 12
  • Students also have to complete one additional academic subject in Grade 12.
  • If students don't have the appropriate pre-calculus math, chemistry, or physics classes, but are qualified then they may be admitted with the stipulation that they take the relevant non-credit introductory studies classes in the first year prior to registering in the degree level classes. 

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

January
Sep 15

September
Apr 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

65 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$17608$17608
Books fees$1012$1012
Total fees$18620$18620

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food$ 8,171

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #301/ 801

Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

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:

  • Pollution Control Specialist
  • Land Developer
  • Drilling Engineer on an offshore oil rig
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Aircraft Design Engineer 


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