Professional Communication (BA (Hons))
Is It for You?
Understand the relationship between message, audience and context and your role as a communication professional in one of Canada’s top communication programs. Explore the interaction of text, sound, image and design, and gain expertise in written, visual, digital, interpersonal and oral communication. Access leading-edge creative technologies, simulation activities and guest lectures from industry leaders. Gain professional experience and connections through events, internships and industry collaborations. You’ll develop a broad perspective on communication strategies and practices through international exchanges, virtual collaborations and other global learning experiences.
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Full Time: Four Year
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2021 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 2021/2022
Domestic Fees Range: $7,087 - $7,805
International Fees Range: $30,013 - $31,003
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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 prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
- A minimum grade of 70% or higher will be required in Grade 12 U English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred).
Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Explore traditional and new media in a range of business and professional contexts to develop communication expertise in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors. Work in public relations and corporate communications, event planning, public policy, research or health care. You may work as a communications director, event manager, social media specialist, account manager or brand strategist. Or, pursue graduate studies in communication, including Ryerson’s Master of Professional Communication, law, journalism or public policy.