Please note: updated grade ranges for 2019/2020 will be added to the program pages as they become available.
Full Time: Four Year
Bachelor of Journalism
Essay, list of relevant life and journalism experience, portfolio (published work encouraged)
*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.
Hands-on training from industry experts; intensive, practical reporting experience in the country’s most vibrant, diverse city; multimedia production in leading-edge editing suites and digital first newsrooms; minimum six-week for-credit internship in one of North America’s largest news media markets; international exchange opportunities in Europe, Asia or Australia.
Digital is changing the world of news communications, and people are more connected than ever before. Thrive in diverse career sectors including social media, digital, television, radio, newspaper and magazine newsrooms; arts, sports and fashion media; communications and public relations; business, research agencies, government policy and international development. Pursue fields such as law, politics, communications, international relations, information science or graduate studies.
What You Need to Know
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:
- A minimum grade of 70 % or higher will be required in Grade 12 U English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U).
Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
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 February 1, 2019 or 10 business days from your application submission date, whichever comes later.
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