Acadia’s Community Development at Acadia University professors share knowledge, provide service, and develop leaders who work for a healthy and just society. Choosing to study community development will help you develop the skills needed to improve quality of life for others and to build active, healthy, sustainable communities. You may choose to maintain a broad focus or specialize in one of four areas: recreation management, community wellness, social activism, and outdoor and adventure education.
You will improve your communication and leadership skills and learn how to work effectively in group and multi-stakeholder settings. You will learn how to work collaboratively within government, political, and economic systems and policies. Your skill set can be applied to various career paths and will appeal to a wide range of employers and sectors.
At Acadia, the program emphasizes the qualities that professionals in the field have identified as important in order for you to be successful. You will work collaboratively with faculty in the classroom and in the community. You will be an individual, not a number. Essential theory and concepts are balanced with experiential learning opportunities.
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- Foundations of Leadership
- Environment & Sustainable Society
- Intro to Business
- Community Development, with Community Experience Lab
- First Aid and CPR
- Introduction to General Accounting and Finance
- 48 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
All applications must be supported by official copies of all high school transcripts and other records of academic work.
Transcripts should be certified by the school and should either be sent to Acadia directly from the school or sealed in an envelope and given to the student to send. Certified transcripts acceptable to Acadia will be used as a basis of admission.
Admission requirements differ depending on the student's educational system. We review all applications from international students individually.
Applicants for admission from another university or college must have an official transcript sent directly from that institution for evaluation.
Transfer credits may be given for individual courses that are applicable to the intended undergraduate degree program of study. Course descriptions must be included with the transcripts.
International17884 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17884 CAD per year during 48 months.
National8933 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8933 CAD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Halifax
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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