PhD in Nursing in Canada at Dal U




University Dalhousie University (Dal U)
Location: Halifax, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada
Type Public
Program Type Thesis-based
Program Delivary On campus
Language English
Program Duration 3-4 years
Students 20,380
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Detailed Information of PhD in Nursing in Canada at Dalhousie University

Program Overview for PhD in Nursing in Canada:

Dalhousie University's School of Nursing offers you the opportunity to conduct important nursing research in the process of earning your PhD (Nursing) degree.

The skills and knowledge you acquire from our experienced faculty prepare you for a career in nursing research and scholarship. In our collegial, collaborative learning environment, you will critique and analyze issues relevant to health policy and nursing practice, with an emphasis on community, family and women's health outcomes.

Join the ranks of graduate students who have earned a PhD (Nursing) degree from Dalhousie and gone on to make valuable contributions to nursing knowledge and practice.

The eligibility for PhD in Nursing in Canada for both domestic and international student is:

For PhD you need:

  • First-class thesis Master’s degree or its equivalent
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours of study
  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing
  • Most candidates for admission to a doctoral program possess a Master's Degree. Direct entry to some programs is possible for those with exceptional academic standing

Other Application Documents you need:

  1. Official Transcripts
  2. Letter of recommendation (2)
  3. Updated CV/Resume
  4. Statement of Purpose

N.B: Most universities have specific international admission requirements based on different education systems.

These are the test eligibilities for the PhD in Nursing to qualify.

The English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for PhD in Nursing in Canada: are:

N.B: ELP is not mandatory for all international students. You could apply without ELP if your previous degree's medium of instruction were in English. Students of Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, for example, are not required to take the ELP test.

The scholarships available for the PhD in Nursing are:

The international student tuition fees and costs for PhD in Nursing in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees CA$115.00
Tuition Fees Click Tuition fee
Living Cost CA$10,800.00/year
(CA$900.00/month)
Student Earning CA$16,064.00/year
You will earn CA$16,064.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 12.55/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 12.55/h) at minimum wage of $12.55/hour.

The domestic student tuition fees and costs for PhD in Nursing in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees CA$115.00
Tuition Fees Click Tuition fee
Living Cost CA$10,800.00/year
(CA$900.00/month)
Student Earning CA$16,064.00/year
This is just an estimate. You don't have any work hour limit. You will earn CA$16,064.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 12.55/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 12.55/h) at minimum wage of $12.55/hour.

Scholarships and funding awards are essential to supporting student progress. We encourage master's students to apply for funding awards with the assistance of their supervisors, and require that PhD students apply for a minimum of one funding award during their program of study.

A number of awards and scholarships are available to graduate students and alumni of the School of Nursing. Applicants who meet all criteria will be invited to apply to the pertinent award/scholarship.

List of funding opportunities. 

Graduate Coordinator Email: Marilyn.Macdonald@dal.ca

Email: graduate.nursing@dal.ca

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