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DALHOUSIE MEDICAL SCHOOL, HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA

Halifax, Nova ScotiaLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1818Established Year
Dalhousie UniversityParent College

Dalhousie Medical School Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Dalhousie Medical School, part of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, is among the oldest medical schools of Canada. The college is renowned for its undergraduate medical courses.

Why to choose Dalhousie Medical School?

Rankings & Standings

  • Mclean’s: Ranked 8th overall and 10th in student satisfaction
  • Times Higher Education World: Ranked 251-300th
  • Top Universities Global: Ranked 279th
  • Webometrics: World ranking – 238th; Country ranking – 15th

Why Dalhousie Medical School stands out?

  • Placed first in Canada on the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam, 2010
  • 345 medical researchers, 17 collaborative research groups working on 849 research projects
  • Trains more than 62 post-doctoral fellows annually
  • CAD 68 million in research funding to the region
  • Contributes more than $60 million annually to Nova Scotia’s GDP
  • Connected to 111 teaching sites including nine teaching hospitals
  • Dalhousie Medical School researchers invented the first new class of antibiotics
  • For two years in a row (2002-2003 and 2003-2004) Dalhousie medical researchers were awarded coveted Peter Lougheed/Canadian Institutes for Health Research Awards
  • Clinical faculty of Dalhousie participated in the world's first robotic brain Telesurgery

Student testimonials

  • Campus is well-equipped
  • Great faculty
  • Beautiful campus
  • Professors are very hard working
  • It has recognised contribution in the field of research, education and community service

Highlights

Type of universityPublic
Total intake of students108 annually
AccommodationAvailable
Websitehttps://medicine.dal.ca/

Dalhousie Medical School Campus & Residence

  • There are two campus for faculty of medicine
  • One is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and another is in Saint John, New Brunswick

Residence

  • One bedroom, one bathroom apartment downtown to Halifax
  • For professional couples or resident: Private fully-furnished bedroom along with a private bathroom is available
  • For post-doc and medical resident: Fully-furnished one bedroom apartment
  • Top floor private home
  • Students can also access Dalhousie University Residence

Programs offered at Dalhousie Medical School

4 types of programs offered at Dalhousie Medical School –

  • MD Program (undergraduate medicine)
  • Residency Training (postgraduate training)
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • MSc and PhD studies (graduate and post-doctoral studies)
    • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    • Medical Neuroscience
    • Pathology
    • Pharmacology
    • Microbiology and Immunology
    • Community Health & Epidemiology
    • Physiology & Biophysics

Dalhousie Medical School Application Process

Pre-requisites

Undergraduate degree assessment-

Master’s degree assessment

PhD degree assessment

Documents required-

  • Original Transcripts
  • Letter of Intent
  • MCAT Score

What to do next?

  • Choose the course according to your choice and eligibility
  • Fill an online application form
  • Submit all the transcripts
  • Pay the application fee of CAD 70
  • Qualify CASPer and MCAT entrance exams of the university as per your course to attain admissions
  • Send your scores to the university
  • Send your essay to the university
  • The eligible students will get the invite from the university for the interview

Application deadline

Given below is the list of application and related dates and its cost

Application dateDetails
June 15, 2018Online application open
July 31, 2018Deadline for application and also deadline for transcripts submission
August 14 to 19, 2018CASPER requirement
August 10, 2018Deadline for MCAT
September 4, 2018Deadline for supplemental and essay also deadline for application processing fee
October, 2018Interview invites
November 24th to 25th, 2018Interview will be held at both the campus
March, 2019Distribution of decision letters

After you apply-

Cost and Expenses to be incurred at Dalhousie Medical School

Tuition Fees

For undergraduate courseFees
Full time$4755 CAD per term
Part time$317 CAD per billing hour
Total$18,187.9 CAD

For domestic students$8,983.86 CAD

Residence

The residence costs can range between CAD 250 to CAD 890

Scholarships and Bursaries provided by Dalhousie Medical School

List of some scholarships that can be availed from the university –

Scholarship NameEligibility
MD Class of 1974 Entrance ScholarshipAwarded to entering students to MD program
Stewart E. Allen Bursary in MedicineAvailable to current students in MD program. The applicant should have demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic performance
Dr. E. James Gordon ScholarshipAvailable to first year students entering into doctor of medicine program
Dr. John Hamm Scholarship_
Krishan Parkash Gopal Memorial BursaryAvailable to students who are entering in first year of MD program

The scholarships and bursaries established by its alumni are:

  • The DMAA Entrance Scholarship
  • The Dean's Student Bursary
  • Research in Medicine Studentship

Dalhousie Medical School Alumni

  • Dalhousie Medical Alumni Association (DMAA) offers a number services and resources to the alumni
  • The alumni can also access the benefits provided by Dalhousie University
  • To celebrate its alumni achievements, the Dalhousie medical school honors with Dmaa Alumni Recognition Awards –
    • Alumnus/a of the Year
    • Honorary President of the Year
    • Family Physician of the Year
    • Young Alumnus/a of the Year

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
$ 16,8221st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
$ 16,8221st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
$ 16,8221st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
$ 6,1051st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
$ 16,8221st YEAR
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$ 8,5281st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
$ 6,1051st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
$ 8,5281st YEAR
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2 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7

$ 6,1051st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
$ 16,8221st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
$ 16,8221st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7


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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7
$ 16,8221st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  92  |  IELTS  7

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Dalhousie Medical School Overview

Institution TypePublic
AffiliationDalhousie University
Student Population
Application Cost$70
Average Cost of Attendance$6,105 / Year

Admission & Dates

Winter Deadlines

September 15

Application Deadline

November 01

Application Results

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTSCheck Detailed Score-6.5- -
Reading-6--
Speaking-6--
Writing-6--
Listening-6--
PTE-61- -
TOEFLCheck Detailed Score-90- -
Reading-20--
Speaking-20--
Writing-20--
Listening-20--

Attendance Cost

$6,105

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$16,822 / Year
Post Graduate Program$8,528 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Program Wise Accreditations
Medicine ProgramsAssociation of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (CME/CPD Offices)

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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    Bus Station

    Lemarchant St Before University Ave (7144)0.07 Km
    South St Opposite Cartaret St (8302)0.1 Km
    Coburg Rd Before Lilac St (6451)0.19 Km
    South St After Studley Ave (8304)0.2 Km
    South St After Cartaret St (8316)0.24 Km
    South St Before Studley Ave (8291)0.31 Km
    Coburg Rd Before Lemarchant St (6449)0.32 Km
    Coburg Rd After Lord Dalhousie Dr (6447)0.33 Km
    Coburg Rd Before Lemarchant St (6450)0.43 Km
    Oxford St Before Edzell Castle Cir (7415)0.47 Km
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    Book Store

    Dalhousie University Bookstore0.19 Km
    King's Co-op Bookstore0.28 Km
    Bookmark1.17 Km
    Woozles Childrens Bookstore1.4 Km
    Schooner Books Ltd.1.68 Km
    Smith Books1.93 Km
    Coles1.94 Km
    Strange Adventures Comics & Curiosities2.02 Km
    Carrefour Atlantic Emporium2.1 Km
    Coles - Halifax Shopping Centre2.6 Km
    Value Village3.97 Km
    Capricorn Books6.23 Km
    Giant Robot Comics6.28 Km
    Indigo Books & Music6.33 Km
    Chapters - Dartmouth6.35 Km
    John W. Doull, Bookseller6.45 Km
    Chapters - Halifax6.68 Km
    Scholar's Choice6.85 Km
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    Airport

    IWK Hospital Heliport0.56 Km
    Hospital Helipad1.12 Km

    Restaurant

    Atlantica Hotel Halifax1.13 Km
    Your Father's Moustache1.17 Km
    Pizza Corner - Sicilian Pizza1.66 Km
    The Wooden Monkey1.74 Km
    The Press Gang Restaurant and Oyster Bar1.79 Km
    The Five Fishermen1.8 Km
    Boston Pizza1.98 Km
    Subway2.66 Km
    Salvatore's Pizzaiolo Trattoria2.89 Km
    Subway - Bayers Road Centre3.45 Km
    Hearthstone Inn Boutique Hotel Dartmouth/Halifax5.76 Km
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    Pharmacy

    Atlantic Superstore1.16 Km
    Fertility Pharmacy Services Ltd1.36 Km
    Lawtons Drugs Gladstone1.9 Km
    Shoppers Drug Mart2.4 Km
    Lawtons Drugs Spryfield3.45 Km
    The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy4.52 Km
    Loblaw pharmacy5.98 Km
    Pharmacy Association Of Nova Scotia7.64 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    Park Lane Mall1.24 Km
    From Mild to Wild Hot Sauce Shop1.27 Km
    Maritime Centre1.76 Km
    Scotia Square1.93 Km
    The Armour Group Limited1.93 Km
    Granville Mall2.04 Km
    Historic Properties Market Mall2.1 Km
    Halifax Shopping Centre2.56 Km
    Dartmouth Shopping Centre4.05 Km
    Primrose Plaza5 Km
    Evergreen Plaza5.59 Km
    Atrium Home Furnishing Centre5.82 Km
    Mic Mac Mall6.13 Km
    SmartCentres Halifax6.72 Km
    Windmill Crossing7.18 Km
    Dartmouth Crossing7.82 Km
    Centrecorp Management Services Ltd7.82 Km
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