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How to Apply

Please contact Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment for detailed admission requirements and application instructions.

Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON M5B 2K3
Telephone: 416-979-5036


Admission Procedures

Your academic history/status will determine how you apply to the LIR program. Depending on your background you will apply via the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) or Ryerson's own Application form.

To determine the proper application for your background, please visit How to Apply to Ryerson.


Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships

Click here to learn more about Ryerson’s Scholarships and Awards. For more information on other entrance scholarships and awards, please contact Student Financial Services.

If you have further questions related to admission requirements for this program, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Student Recruitment.


Transferability Guidelines

Students admitted to the Bachelor of Arts programs in Criminology, English, Environment and Urban Sustainability, Geographic Analysis, History, Language and Intercultural Relations, Philosophy, Politics and Governance, Psychology or Sociology may transfer to any one of the other nine programs or to any one of the three approved double major programs (English and History; English and Philosophy; History and Philosophy) for the fall term of their second year of studies. Applications are available through the Program Office and must be submitted by February 2nd. Transfer applications are considered on a competitive basis subject to program capacity, and therefore, program choice cannot be guaranteed.

In order to transfer to Language and Intercultural Relations from any of Criminology, English, Environment and Urban Sustainability, Geographic Analysis, History, Philosophy, Politics and Governance, Psychology, or Sociology, students must:

1. Have clear Academic Standing at the end of the Winter term of their second semester of studies; and
2. Have successfully completed LIR 100. It is strongly recommended that students complete LIR 100 and a French or Spanish course above the 101 level in first year.