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Early Childhood Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Toronto, Canada
Gain an in-depth knowledge of young children from birth through age eight at the Early Childhood Studies at the Ryerson University.
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Learn about all aspects of child development from physiological, psychological and social perspectives at the Early Childhood Studies at the Ryerson University. Develop understanding and skills pertaining to family support, early childhood education, arts, literacy and disabilities in young children.

Distinctive Learning

Field education each year solidifies in-class learning and to further develop skills; international placements and research opportunities; exposure to and understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion. Possible study paths include a degree completion program beginning at George Brown College or a joint BA/BEd program with York University.

After Graduation

Work with children, families and professionals in a wide range of settings; for example, as a resource teacher or consultant; in family resource centres, children’s hospitals, early childhood centres or social services; in children’s advocacy and governmental policy development. Complete a two-year bachelor of education or pursue graduate work in any number of fields pertaining to young children, such as education, speech-language pathology, child life, or social work.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      Part Time: Direct Entry to Third Year

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Family support
  • Early childhood education
  • Arts
  • Literacy and disabilities

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

    28570 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28570 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7091 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7091 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Domestic Fees : $7,091 - $7,582
  • International Fees : $28,570 - $29,988
  • Domestic Fees : $889 - $5,381
  • International Fees : $2,996 - $22,243

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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