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Mount St. Vincent University

Address: 166 Bedford Hwy, Halifax, NS B3M 2J6, Canada

Description Mount St. Vincent University

  • Established: 1873
  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Number of students: 4000
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of institution: state university.

Mount Saint Vincent University is a public higher education institution founded in 1873 by the Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul. The initial function is a women's educational institution for the preparation of teachers and nurses. In the early years of the school, an orphanage, hospital, school, and monastery were opened. In 1951, the college received the status of a higher educational institution, and in 1961 began to accept male students. In 1988, the Sisters of Charity solemnly transferred the right to lead the university to the Board of Governors.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Mount St. Vincent University

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  • Duration of study: 4 years
  • Age: 18+
  • Start date: September
  • Language of instruction: English.


  • Applied Statistics
  • Chinese Studies
  • Communication research
  • Cultural science
  • Economy
  • English language and literature
  • Family studies
  • French
  • Gerontology
  • History
  • Librarianship
  • Maths
  • Philosophy
  • Political science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Business administration
  • Tourism and hotel business.


  • Duration of study: 2 years
  • Age: 21+
  • Start date: September
  • Language of instruction: English.


  • Applied human nutrition
  • Education for children and youth
  • Education
  • Family Research and Gerontology
  • Public Relations and Communication Research
  • Women and gender studies.


  • The education of not just qualified professionals, but highly spiritual personalities
  • Recognition of the university by leading educational organizations
  • Large selection of specialties
  • The possibility of receiving scholarships and grants
  • Participation in international exchange programs
  • The educational institution practices an experimental program, the essence of which is in the almost complete absence of theoretical studies - the theory is mastered immediately in conjunction with practice.

Equipment Mount St. Vincent University

Based on Mount Saint Vincent University work:

  • Nova Scotia Aging Research Center
  • Jessie MacIsaac Campbell Marine Data Center
  • Gerontology Laboratory
  • Center for Social Innovation and Community Involvement in Military Affairs
  • Food Research Center
  • Nova Scotia Center for Aging
  • Maritime Policy Analysis Center
  • Alexa McDonough Institute for Women, Gender and Social Justice
  • Center for Early Childhood Research .

To achieve academic goals in the use of students, an electronic library, archive, computer laboratories and self-study rooms.

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Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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