Dalhousie University

Religious Studies (BA)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Field of Study:Religion/Religious Studies
Description:Many societies and people around the world organize their lives within the framework of religious beliefs and practices. You'll explore religious texts and traditions in a rigorous academic environment. With lively, interesting courses in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and many other topics, there is much to engage the curious, questioning student.

As with any discipline in the humanities, taking Religious Studies at Dalhousie may strengthen, broaden, or challenge your personal beliefs. In our courses, you’re encouraged to be open to the intellectual adventure available to you. Religious Studies is an academic discipline that examines the world's religious cultures and expressions, both historical and contemporary. It involves the study of religious institutions, rituals, forms of social organization, theology, philosophy, mythology and artistic expression.
URL:Religious Studies (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.


Careers:Ministers of ReligionProfessional Occupations in Religion

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 14, 2022