Please note: updated grade ranges for 2019/2020 will be added to the program pages as they become available.
RTA School of Media: New Media (BFA)
Full Time: Four Year
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Written statement, portfolio, resumé
*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.
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.
Design interactive media and develop a creative voice to define and generate the future of media art and technology: app development, art installations and displays; graphic design, experiential design; web, gaming and mobile development, interactive storytelling; education, video and sound production; digital project management, media entrepreneurship, exhibit curation, social media management, marketing. Build on knowledge of new media critical theory through the RTA School of Media's master of arts program in media production.
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 12U English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred).
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.
- PDF fileNew Media Non-Academic Requirements Declaration Form
- PDF fileNew Media Non-Academic Requirements Instructions
- PDF fileNon-Academic Requirements Fee Form
Please review instructions for How to Complete Fillable PDF Forms.