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RTA School of Media: Media Production (BA)

Is It for You?

Effective storytelling brings ideas and issues to life in inventive ways, capturing the hearts and minds of audiences. Explore television and video, radio and sound, digital media, screenwriting, media business and critical media theory in RTA School of Media’s media production program.

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Arts

 Grade Range
80%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
Interview, written statement, resumé, references

 Co-op Option
No

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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.

"I think a prospective student should come to Ryerson because there are so many opportunities here. You're in downtown Toronto first of all, so there's a lot going on all the time."

Mikael
Fourth Year, Media Production

Distinctive Learning

Media company internship; state-of-the-art facilities; two-week RTA in LA program with UCLA; international exchange; host a radio show with The Scope at Ryerson or SpiritLive; cover news or make shows of your own through RUtv; gain professional experience with RTA Productions; expand industry network of contacts at the RTA Upfront showcase; volunteer with RTA Public Service to help local community initiatives and charities; produce content in the Allan Slaight Radio Institute.

After Graduation

Establish a strong foundation in the art, craft and business of media production to contribute to society: broadcasting, advertising, marketing, public relations, journalism, on-air hosting; screenwriting, producing, directing, editing, talent casting, location scouting; entertainment law, media management; social media management, app design, new media entrepreneurship, graphic design; distribution, television sales, digital media sales. Pursue graduate studies in business, marketing or media production such as the RTA School of Media’s master of arts in media production.

What You Need to Know

Domestic Fees Range: $7,644 - $8,387
International Fees Range: $25,991 - $26,570

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

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 12U English (ENG4U/EAE4U).

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 February 1, 2019 or 10 business days from your application submission date, whichever comes later.

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