92
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Dalhousie University / Department of Biology is located in Halifax, NS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (M Sc)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

81
Applied
35
Accepted
43%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 31st January 31st No
Winter deadline October 31st June 30th No
Spring deadline February 21st October 31st No

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

92
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Marine biology, ecology, animal physiology, plant physiology, microbiology (cell, molecular, genetics, development)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
Canada
Contact Dr. H. Whitehead
Graduate Coordinator
Email: biology@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3723
Fax: 902-494-3736