Dalhousie University

French (BA)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Field of Study:French Language and Literature, General
Description:We offer the widest variety of French courses of any university in the region. You'll learn from professors and instructors who come from diverse francophone regions of Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Within this stimulating learning environment, you'll receive lots of support through our Cercle Fran├žais tutoring resource and have the opportunity to be part of a lively and fun French student society.

Courses are available for beginners and for those with a background in French who wish to improve or maintain fluency. Our courses cover all aspects of language learning, linguistics and translation, and provide insight into French and Francophone literature from the middle ages to present day, as well as poetry, theatre, contemporary cinema and media culture.

A great benefit of studying French at Dalhousie is what you will hear. Our faculty is made up of native French speakers from places like Cameroon, France, Lebanon, Quebec and Switzerland. As one of the most diverse groups of educators on campus, students learn distinct variations of spoken French and receive a global cultural education.
URL:French (BA) at Dalhousie University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $27,351

Please consult the following website for additional information on tuition.


Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have English 12 and four additional academic subjects.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237]
Application Notes : To view all English Language Proficiency tests, visit: https://www.dal.ca/admissions/international-students/admission-requirements/english-requirements.html

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 13, 2022