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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Agriculture
Field of Study:Aquaculture
Description:Imagine jumping right into a leadership role in one of the most growing industries in Canada upon earning your degree. That's the opportunity you get when you study Aquaculture at Dalhousie’s Agricultural campus in Truro, N.S. This industry includes both food production and environmental and resource conservation.
Completing studies in Aquaculture at the Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture blends classroom, laboratory, project and fieldwork. Students will develop strengths and gain knowledge in three main areas: aquaculture, aquatic science and hands-on experience.

First-year students will begin with courses that form the foundation of the BSc (Agriculture), while taking specialized aquaculture-focused courses in upper years. Fourth year honours students have the opportunity to design and implement their own research project. Through these opportunities, students can set themselves up for a successful career in the growing field of Aquaculture or for future studies.
URL:Aquaculture at Dalhousie University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $23,891

Please consult the following website for additional information on tuition.


Careers:Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 

Applicants are required to have English 12, Pre Calculus Math 12, and three 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 11, 2022