Dalhousie University

Plant Science

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Agriculture / Department of Plant and Animal Sciences
Field of Study:Plant Sciences, General
Description:In this two-year diploma program, you'll become well-grounded in everything from plant propagation to soil science and entomology. You’ll also be exposed to a variety of business courses and concepts, giving you practical skills and basic insight into running your own agricultural business. You’ll do all of this and more at Dalhousie’s beautiful Agricultural Campus in Truro, N.S.
In plant science, you’ll gain more than a theoretical knowledge of plants. You’ll learn how to solve problems, get insight into diagnostics, and holistically analyze systems. You’ll see first-hand how environmental factors affect plant growth and discover how you can control and improve them. You’ll also learn how to grow a plant-dependent business and graduate knowing your education sets you apart from the rest.
URL:Plant Science at Dalhousie University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $28,473

Please consult the following website for additional information on tuition.


Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •   Biology  or   Science 

Applicants are required to have English 12, Math 11, Chemistry 11, Science 10 or Biology 10, and four additional academic Grade 12 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 15, 2022