Dalhousie University

Managed Landscapes

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Agriculture
Field of Study:Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Description:Whether your goal is to pursue a career right after graduation or continue on to degree studies, the Managed Landscapes program at Dalhousie's Faculty of Agriculture in Truro, N.S. will prepare you for the future. You'll find solutions to environmental challenges and do creative and meaningful things to landscapes that will improve the quality of other people’s lives.

Studies begin in the first year with required courses, allowing you to build your knowledge in plant identification and use, as well as landscape construction applications. This wide range of courses allows you to discover and develop your interests.

You’ll take five courses per term, on a wide range of topics, from entomology to horticulture engineering and surveying. In second year, you can choose an elective course that will allow you to focus on a subject of particular interest to you.
URL:Managed Landscapes at Dalhousie University
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $23,891

Please consult the following website for additional information on tuition.


Careers:Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Contractors and ManagersLandscape Workers

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 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 

Applicants are required to have English 12, Math 12, Biology 12, Chemistry 11, and two additional Grade 12 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 15, 2022