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Undergraduate Program in Supply Chain and  Logistics and Marine Affairs Education in Canada

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Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University is a leading, research-intensive Canadian university offering more than 180 degree programs in 11 diverse faculties. Dalhousie is Atlantic Canada’s leading research university, attracting over 2 million in research grants and awards each year. The researchers are nationally and internationally recognized for their work, whether it’s groundbreaking, thought-provoking or just plain cool.

Dalhousie has a well-established reputation of academic excellence that is recognized by employers at national and international levels. Each year, employers come from across Canada and beyond to recruit Dalhousie graduates. The university works directly with employers to target students in a particular major or discipline and the career fairs provide excellent opportunities for students to connect with potential employers.

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management, which includes programs in Business, Public Administration, Information Management, Marine Affairs and Resource and Environmental Studies, offers a holistic and values-based approach to management education and research. The vision is to be the acknowledged centre of values-based management whose graduates become private sector, public sector and civil society leaders who manage with integrity, focus on sustainability and make things happen.

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Logistics Program

  • BComm (Co op) with Marketing Logistics Major: Dalhousie's School of Business offers one of the few mandatory commerce co-op programs in Canada and gives all of the students the opportunity to gain greater self-confidence and real world business experience.
  • With experiential learning this unique major prepares students for the professional workforce in the global marketplace. Upon successful completion of these major, students will be confident in framing supply chain and logistics problems and in using analytics to derive effective and efficient managerial decisions that are values-based and sustainable.
  • Co-operative education (co-op) is a mandatory program for Bachelor of Commerce students that combine learning in the classroom with hands-on work experience for a term every year.

Graduate Marine Program

  • Master of Marine Management (MMM): The Master of Marine Management (MMM) degree is a professional, non-thesis and interdisciplinary program offering courses in the marine, social, management and political sciences. The subject areas addressed include but are not limited to coastal zone management, sea use planning, ecosystem based management, climate change adaptability, fisheries management, marine law and policy, maritime transport, development of non-living resources, protection and preservation of the coastal and marine environment , coastal tourism, marine enforcement and conflict management. Students are required to prepare a graduate project with an emphasis on the management of a selected topic pertinent to the coastal and marine environment.


Dalhousie University, part of the vibrant Halifax community since 1818, attracts high achieving, motivated and engaged students from around the world. The university provides unique, interactive and collaborative environment with diverse, challenging academic programs and career-oriented opportunities. Dalhousie’s campus reflects a diverse mix of students from many different backgrounds that come from across Canada and around the world, bringing culture to Dalhousie in a variety of forms.

  • Campus: Dalhousie is located in the downtown of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Faculty of Management is situated at the Studley campus which is Dalhousie’s largest and located within the corridors of Robie Street, South Street, Oxford Street and Coburg Road. University Avenue travels through its centre and provides easy access to many key buildings.
  • Accreditation: : Dalhousie University is a public institution recognized under a public act. Enabling Legislation: Dalhousie Technical University Amalgamation Act. The School of Business Administration has been judged to be among the best in the world. Its programs have been accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC); Canadian Bureau of International Education (CBIE)
  • Career Services: Management Career Services offers specialized career development services to the students and alumni of programs offered by the Faculty of Management. The office also assist employers recruiting for co-op and full-time positions. Management Career Services kicks off every fall semester with Career Discovery Days; a series of activities aimed at helping students explore their career paths and advance their skills.
  • Norman Newman Centre for Entrepreneurship: The Norman Newman Centre for Entrepreneurship's mandate is to promote entrepreneurship in its many forms, through innovative curriculum, applied research and collaborative extension work (outreach).
  • International Opportunities: Many of the students gain international experience during their years at Dalhousie, enriching their studies in a different cultural environment and improving their language skills in one of over 70 international exchange programs.
  • Co-op education and Experiential Learning: Many Dalhousie degrees including the commerce program combine academic study with work experience. You can earn great wages through co-operative education programs, while gaining an edge in the job market. You’ll apply theories that you learn in class to real work situations, while gaining skills, earning money, and making connections that can lead to future employment. Dalhousie offers one of the few CAFCE accredited commerce co-op programs in Canada. Achieving the accreditation standards established by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education ensures that the program has a credible and valuable co-op educational strategy.
  • Housing: Dalhousie University offers two options for residence life: Traditional and Non-Traditional residences. Traditional residences are dorm-style single and double rooms where you can request a single room, or share with a roommate. Non-traditional residences are apartment-style residences and ideal for a more private and independent lifestyle.

LAST UPDATED ON Nov 14, 2018

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