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RTA School of Media: Media Production (BA)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Fall 2020 On-Campus Interviews
 
Due to COVID-19, the RTA School of Media will not be conducting on-campus interviews as part of the admissions process and will be conducting all interviews online. If you have questions, please contact rta@ryerson.ca.

Where You Belong

Carli credits the hands-on nature of her classes with helping to foster her creative side. “I wasn’t really confined to the classroom. I got to go out explore – learn through trial and error, and I think that was a huge part of allowing me to think beyond the textbook.”

 

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Is It for You?

Effective storytelling brings ideas and issues to life in inventive ways. The RTA School of Media is an international leader in this field, and Media Production explores television and video, radio and sound, digital media, screenwriting, media business and critical media theory. You’ll combine academic study with hands-on opportunities in state-of-the-art facilities, and further develop skills by hosting a show on RUtv or the SpiritLive radio station, establishing industry contacts through the RTA Upfront showcase or participating in a two-week RTA in LA program with UCLA.

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What You Need to Know

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Arts

 Grade Range
80%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
Written statement, resumé, references, interview when requested.

 Experiential Learning
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 2020/2021

Domestic Fees Range: $7,046 - $7,814
International Fees Range: $28,638 - $29,611

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:

  • 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:
Admission Requirements.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Fall 2020 On-Campus Interviews
 
Due to COVID-19, the RTA School of Media will not be conducting on-campus interviews as part of the admissions process and will be conducting all interviews online. If you have questions, please contact rta@ryerson.ca.

Non-Academic 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, 2020 or 10 business days from your application submission date, whichever comes later.

Note: If a significant date is not a business day at Ryerson, the following business day is used.

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After Graduation

Establish a strong foundation in the art, craft and business of media production to contribute to society, in broadcasting, on-air hosting, producing, screenwriting; media management; digital media sales; or screenwriting, producing, directing, editing, and talent casting. You may work as a line producer, agent, broadcast executive, copywriter or development executive. Or, pursue graduate studies in media entrepreneurship, screenwriting or entertainment law.

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