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RTA School of Media: Media Production (BA)

Program Overview


  • Full-Time, Four-Year

Degree Earned: Bachelor of Arts

Ontario Secondary School Students:
2017 Grade Range for Admission / Wait List Consideration
: 80%+*

Never has the world of media production been as exciting as it is today, with a wide range of program formats being distributed on television, radio, digital media, interactive, social media and transmedia. Students in the RTA School of Media’s Media Production program gain the production skills and theoretical knowledge to competently use all of these platforms, and become adept at producing content in effective and engaging ways. The program covers the art, craft and business of media production and broadcasting so that participants can develop their creative, production and entrepreneurial skills. Students graduate with a strong generalist foundation in media that prepares them for a broad range of careers in the increasingly complex and multilayered media landscape.

This is a Grades-Plus program. In addition to the academic requirements listed below, this program selects students on the basis of grades PLUS non-academic requirements.

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2018 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

Domestic Fees Range: $7,421 - $8,173
International Fees Range: $24,795 - $25,374

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Admission 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:

  • 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 external,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, 2018 or 10 business days from your application submission date, whichever comes later.

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"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. As a communication design student, the media business is all here."

Fourth Year, Media Production