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Graphic Communications Management (BTech)

"What we focus on is hands-on learning to give the students the necessary tools to be successful in industry once they graduate."

Dr. Martin Habekost,
Graphic Communications Management

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Is It for You?

Immerse yourself in the exciting graphic communications industry with Canada’s only degree-granting program for future managers in this field. You’ll learn how to bring projects from concept and design through to completion, and explore the impacts of both digital and printed communication. With our hands-on labs and specialized courses, you’ll hone essential skills in creativity, design, marketing, management, accounting and communication. Thanks to state-of-the-art labs, connected faculty, internships and industry competitions, you’ll graduate ready to pursue jobs across Canada and internationally. 

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What You Need to Know

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Technology

 Grade Range
74-78%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Experiential Learning
Summer internship

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2020 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.

Tuition and Fees 2019/2020

Domestic Fees Range: $7,049 - $7,770
International Fees Range: $27,284 - $27,904

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Academic Requirements

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)
  • Grade 11 U or M or Grade 12 U Mathematics (one of: MCF3M, MCR3U, MHF4U, MCV4U, MDM4U)
  • Recommended: Grade 12 M Principles of Financial Accounting (BAT4M) and/or Communication Technology (TGJ4M)
  • The minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.

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

After Graduation

Make a significant contribution at traditional and digital print providers, commercial printing companies and pre-press facilities, design firms, advertising and marketing agencies, or packaging companies. You may work as a graphic designer, marketing director, print production specialist, or manufacturing supervisor. Or, complete graduate studies in business, packaging or print media.

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