Nursing, Ph.D. | Dalhousie University | Halifax, Canada
48 months
Duration
6915 CAD/year
6915 CAD/year
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About

Dalhousie University's School of Nursing offers you the opportunity to conduct important nursing research in the process of earning your PhD (Nursing) degree. Applications from qualified individuals looking to pursue a full-time, research-based degree that is focused on preparing students for a career in research, are welcomed.

Overview

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.

Features 

  • Join the ranks of graduate students who have earned a PhD (Nursing) degree from Dalhousie University and gone on to make valuable contributions to nursing knowledge and practice.
  • The PhD (Nursing) program offered by Dalhousie’s School of Nursing prepares nurse scientists and scholars. Our graduates advance nursing knowledge, theory and practice, as well as health policy, through scholarly research.
  • Our doctoral program is geared toward the study of short and long-term impacts of nursing practice at the individual, family, community and population levels, with a particular emphasis on nursing-sensitive and/or women's health outcomes.
  • Each PhD student organizes the program around his or her investigation of a particular research question relevant to nursing. In required classes and doctoral seminars, students analyze and critique health concepts and social policies from a nursing perspective.
  • Graduates leave with an advanced understanding of research methodology, ready to contribute to the development of nursing theory and practice.

Programme Structure

Curriculum: 

  • Contemporary Views of Nursing Science: Philosophy, Research and Practice;
  • Nursing Sensitive Health Outcomes;
  • Women’s Health Outcomes;
  • Measurement in Nursing Phenomena;
  • Qualitative Research Methods.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
65
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
65
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6915 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6915 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6915 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6915 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Nursing.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
50000 CAD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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Government Of Canada
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
DFL Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Daughters for Life Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 CAD
Deadline
Not specified
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12700 USD
Deadline
19 Mar 2025
Study in Canada Scholarships
Merit-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12500 USD
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
International Peace Scholarship Fund
Need-based

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The International Peace Scholarship Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 CAD
Deadline
05 Dec 2024
Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program
Merit-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
04 Mar 2025
Global Korea Scholarship for Graduate Degrees
Merit-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Organization of American States (OAS) Academic Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
100000 USD
Deadline
30 Oct 2024
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
Traditional Fulbright Canada Student Awards
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
11100 USD
Deadline
19 Mar 2025
Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program
Merit-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP)
Merit-based Need-based

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Government Of Canada
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12500 USD
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)
Merit-based Need-based

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The International Peace Scholarship Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 CAD
Deadline
Anytime
Niara Scholarships
Merit-based

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Niara
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
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