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Professional Communication (BA (Hons))

"It offered the opportunity for me to try out and experiment with a lot of different skills and different classes while being within the urban Toronto setting."

Braelyn
Second Year, Professional Communication

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Is It for You?

The Professional Communication program is at the forefront of the communications sector, offering interactive learning that provides theoretical frameworks, practice and feedback. You’ll explore the interaction of text, sound, image and design, and gain expertise in written, visual, digital, interpersonal and oral communication. Access leading-edge technology, simulation activities and guest lectures from industry leaders. Co-curricular events, internships and industry connections give you the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of industries and fields, tackling real-world problems.

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What You Need to Know

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

 Grade Range
80-85%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 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 2019/2020

Domestic Fees Range: $7,049 - $7,770
International Fees Range: $27,284 - $27,904

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 preferred).

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

After Graduation

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.

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