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Arts and Contemporary Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Toronto, Canada
Customize a unique Arts and Contemporary Studies program at the Ryerson University in the humanities and social sciences with the opportunity to specialise in the interdisciplinary fields of anthropology studies, culture studies, diversity and equity studies, global studies or Inquiry and Invention.
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Distinctive Learning

Modern communication strategies; critical analysis; hands-on research projects; conflict mediation; team learning; community projects; international exchange and guaranteed fellowship opportunities.

After Graduation

Understand the significant ideas that have shaped the world and draw connections across disciplines at the Arts and Contemporary Studies program at the Ryerson University to make contributions to media, entertainment, education, non-profits; arts and public service sectors, business, communications; intercultural relations, mediation, cultural and consumer advocacy, public relations, advertising. Or, pursue teachers’ college, law school or graduate studies in various disciplines.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Anthropology studies
  • Culture studies
  • Diversity and equity studies
  • Global studies 
  • Inquiry and Invention

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Academic Transcripts
  • Supplementary Form
  • Supporting Documents
  • Non-Academic Requirements
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28635 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28635 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7044 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7044 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Domestic Fees Range: $7,044 - $7,112
  • International Fees Range: $28,635 - $29,021

Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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