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O que eu aprenderei?

The Master of Science in Nursing program provides students the skills to pursue a career in research and/or academia.

Students are mentored to develop critical perspectives and offered opportunity to work in research teams within and across disciplines, within the strategic research foci of the School of Nursing: health needs of people, marginalized populations and health equity, knowledge translation, and health systems and health workforce planning and impact.

Program graduates will gain:

  • Understanding of knowledge and knowledge construction within the discipline and, where appropriate, outside the discipline
  • Ability to critically synthesize research to support a sustained argument in writing
  • Comprehension of research methodologies to create knowledge
  • Ability to communicate ideas, research, and conclusions

Program Structure:

Full-time students in the MScN program are expected to complete the program in two years. Part-time students are expected to complete the program in four years.


Thesis supervisors will be identified on admission. Thesis supervisory committees will be structured by the time course work is completed. Ethics applications will be prepared simultaneously with the research proposal.

Publications and seminars:
Publications are considered evidence of scholarly performance. Students are encouraged to prepare at least one manuscript for submission to a scholarly journal by the end of the program.

Scholars Seminars are held on a regular basis and students are require to attend on a regular basis. Students will be scheduled to present at the series at least once during their program and are encouraged to avail themselves of other clinical/scholarly opportunities as advertised.

Progress and performance:
Supervisors conduct performance and progress reviews quarterly in December, April and July. The full Thesis Supervisory Committee will meet with the student at least twice per year and provide written feedback.

Annual Progress Reports are completed by the student, supervisor and Associate Director, Graduate Studies.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Health

Opções de estudo

Período integral (2 anos)

CAD$12.141,00 (R$ 49.657) por ano
Prazo para inscrição

Esperado February 2022

Data de início

Esperado Setembro 2021


Dalhousie University

Studley Campus,

Room 130, 6299 South Street, PO Box 15000,


Nova Scotia (NS),

B3H 4R2, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Applicants must have a four-year Bachelor’s degree; 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. English language requirement: Internet-based TOEFL (Academic iBT): 92; MELAB: 85; IELTS: 7; CanTest: 4.5 (with no band score lower than 4.0); CAEL: 70 with no band score lower than 60; Pearson English Test PTE Academic: overall score of 65 and nothing below 54.

Para estudantes internacionais

Student must have:

  • Have a four-year Bachelor's degree with a minimum "A-" standing (3.7 grade point average)

  • Undergraduate-level classes in research and statistics, completed within 5 years of beginning the program, are required.

  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing

English language proficiency test score:

  • IELTS - 7
  • MELAB - 85
  • TOEFL - 600 (written); 237 (computer). Applicants taking the non-computer TOEFL test should also take the TWE component
  • CanTest - 4.5 overall, with no band score lower than 4.0
  • CAEL - 70 with no band score lower than 60
  • PTEA - 65 overall, with no band score lower than 54

Application deadline is February 1 for September admission.

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.