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Please note: updated grade ranges for 2019/2020 will be added to the program pages as they become available.

Architectural Science (BArchSc)

"The lab in the Architecture [building] services all of our undergrad and masters students. Most of our equipment is free to use whenever you are ready to use it."

Frank Bowen
Senior Engineering Technician
Architectural Science

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year; Five-Year Co-op

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Architectural Science

 Grade Range

 Non-Academic Requirements
On-campus evaluation session including portfolio review, writing and sketching exercises

 Co-op Option

 This program, when combined with our master's program, forms a program of study that is accredited by the Canadian Architectural Certification Board.

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Is It for You?

Create excellence in all aspects of the built environment to transform our world into a more functional, beautiful and sustainable place. Use design, technical know-how and project management skills to collaboratively guide design and construction processes from start to finish.

Distinctive Learning

Paid competitive co-op opportunity; studio work; individual and team projects; manual and digital techniques; fully equipped fabrication labs; fourth-year program options in architecture, building science and project management; travel opportunities; design competitions.

After Graduation

Contribute to creating an innovative sustainable built environment for the future using design, creativity, research, analysis, technical knowledge, management knowledge and practical experience. Contribute to building design, government policy making, real estate development, building assembly analysis, product development, testing and marketing. Pursue a master of architecture (MArch) to become a licensed architect, master of building science (MBSc/MASc), or studies in project management, real estate, urban design, planning, business or construction law.

What You Need to Know

Domestic Fees Range: $10,153 - $11,163
International Fees Range: $28,882 - $36,610

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Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements. Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Physics (SPH4U)
  • Mathematics [one of: Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) or Advanced Functions (MHF4U)]
  • The minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 70% range) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements

Do not submit non-academic material until after you have submitted your application for admission and accessed your Choose>Ryerson Applicant Portal. You will receive an Acknowledgement email that will include your Ryerson Student Number. Your Ryerson Student Number must be clearly printed on all non-academic materials you submit.

Your non-academic requirements, listed below, are due by the date specified in your Non-Academic Requirements Reminder posted in your Choose>Ryerson portal.

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