Bachelor of Dental Hygiene (BDH) atDalhousie University , HalifaxFaculty of Dentistry

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2022 View all dates


3 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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  • Students complete a two year Diploma of Dental Hygiene (DDH), and an additional one year leading to a Bachelor of Dental Hygiene (BDH)
  • Gives students the opportunity to further their studies in the field and is a foundation for graduate studies


  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #272

      - QS 2022

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #317

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 9,25,234
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,73,506
InsuranceINR 45,828
TransportationINR 15,235
Books and SuppliesINR 1,11,474
TotalINR 9,46,043

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.93


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 1ˢᵗ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria


  • Applicants must have passed 12th from CBSE or CISCE or other Senior Secondary School Certificate awarded after Standard XII 
  • A minimum overall average of 70% in five academic Grade 12 courses*
  • A final grade of at least 70% in Grade 12 academic English and any other required subject


  • Applicants must have completed before May 1 of the year of expected entry to Dental Hygiene, at least 30 credit hours of study at an accredited North American University including: 

    • at least 3 credit hours in Introductory Chemistry
    • at least 6 credit hours in Introductory Biology
    • at least 6 credit hours in an approved writing course*, and
    • 15 additional credit hours.
  • Applicants are recommended to complete the following:
    • three credit hours in introductory chemistry
    • vertebrate anatomy
    • vertebrate physiology
    • a selection of courses from the humanities and social sciences


Marks - 90/120

No lower than 20 in each band and students must achieve 4.0 or better on the essay or TOEFL Writing


Marks - 61/90

No lower than 50 in each skill


Marks - 6.5/9

No lower than 6.0 in each band

Other eligibility criteria

ELP scores are not required if:

  • you studied at an English language institution for at least three years at the secondary level, or
  • you studied at an English language institution for at least one year at the post-secondary level.
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Canada.

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