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Experiential Learning

Night Owl by Rebekah Miskin

The program is designed to offer media production students unique opportunities to hone their talents through the development of broadcast quality productions and/or participate in funded media research, working directly with endowed research chairs and other graduate faculty within Ryerson. Media production students also have the opportunity to complete a professional project or major research paper to fully integrate the theoretical, applied, and empirical streams of their program learning.

At RTA, media production students can also gain industry exposure for their work, which is invaluable to their career development. Opportunities for learning and development include:

  • Gain professional experience working with RTA Productions
  • Complete a professional project or major research paper
  • Collaborate with students around the world through the Global Campus Network
  • Host a radio show with SpiritLive
  • Volunteer in Ghana to set up a local community radio station
  • Cover news and current affairs important to Ryerson students with RUtv
  • Compete to showcase work for industry at the RTA UpFront
  • Celebrate the achievements of RTA students at the Tara Awards

As a media production student, below are some of the facilities and equipment available to you:

  • Allan Slaight Radio Institute
  • Industry-grade studios
  • Transmedia Zone
  • Robotic webcams
  • Full sized, shoulder-mounted dSLRs and 4K cameras
  • Fully integrated Adobe Suite
  • ProTools

For a more comprehensive list of facilities and equipment, please visit the facilities and equipment listing page.