Dalhousie University

English (BA)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Description:Studying English teaches you essential written and oral communication expertise valuable in every field of work and helps you develop critical thinking abilities through textual, ethical and logical analysis, reading and interpretation. The study of English broadens your mind, kindles your interest in the world and connects you to the wealth of great literature created in English, both past and present.

The English program offers you the opportunity to take a wide range of courses that reflect the diverse nature of English language literature. The design of the program gives you flexibility in what you take, allowing you to match your studies to your interests.

Research in the Department of English ranges widely—not just to different historical periods, but to surprising topics within and across those periods, such as fraud, medieval romance, the history of copyright, health, hockey, and nationalism. This research frequently shows up in our English courses, exposing you to the most up-to-date research in a field.
URL:English (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.


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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