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

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

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Marketing)

 16 months
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Rowe School of Business

$ 8,528 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Dalhousie University offers MSc in Marketing for a duration of 16 months, a research-oriented graduate program.
  • It is an on-campus, full-time program consists of a thesis option.
  • The Marketing specialization rigorously trains and coaches students to become researchers in their focused areas of marketing such as marketing management, advertising, consumer studies, digital marketing, services marketing, or marketing strategy and globalization.
  • This specialization is designed for students who seek a career as a marketing analyst, researcher in industry and government, or who plan to pursue a PhD in business.
  • The required courses (one-half credit hour each) of this program are::

    • Research Design and Methods
    • Behavioural Statistics
    • Research Reading and Conference Course
    • Seminar in Marketing I
    • Seminar in Marketing II
  • Students get the opportunity to study by award-winning teachers that brings tangible industry experience to the classroom and the student-faculty ratio of this program is 13:1.
  • The Rowe School of Business is accredited by AACSB International.
  • University provides the opportunities to apply to a specialized area of the program, allowing students to take focused course offerings that directly relate to their thesis and scholarly interests.
  • Rowe School of Business is well integrated with regional, national, and international businesses, providing unique research opportunities.
  • Job opportunities after MSc Business are Marketing Manager, Financial Analyst, etc and the average salary goes up to 63,750 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration16 months
Fees$ 9,540 for 16 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
ExamsGMAT
Offered byRowe School of Business
Program Urlhttps://www.dal.ca/academics/programs/graduate/msc-business/program-details.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a 4-year bachelor’s degree in a related field from a recognized institution.
  • The related fields include a UG degree in Business or Commerce, Economics, Applied Statistics, Communication and Media Studies, Information Management, or Information Studies.
  • GPA of at least 3.0/4.33 (B grade) in the last 60 credit hours of study is required to be eligible for the program.
  • If students apply for any entrance scholarships, a minimum GPA of 3.7/4.3 is recommended.
  • Results of a graduate aptitude test (optional).

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a master's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a 3-year undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.

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.
  • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of themselves, strengths and any work experience and/or education students have.
  • Transcripts: Students have to submit transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, World Education Services Assessments, and English Language Proficiency test scores 
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • 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
Mar 01


Scores Required

92 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

65 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE

300 / 340

Avg. Score in

GMAT


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$8528
Books fees$1012
Total fees$9540

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food$ 8,171

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #301/ 400

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
A.S. Mowat Prize Scholarship at Dalhousie University $1,084 Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Killam Predoctoral Scholarships Variable Yes N/A
Forte Fellowship $24,623 Yes N/A
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
QS Leadership Scholarship $10,000 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
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
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 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:

  • Content marketing manager
  • Digital brand manager
  • eCommerce marketing director
  • Senior brand manager
  • Public Relations manager
  • Market research executive
  • Account manager
  • Advertising director



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