Ryerson University



Architecture degrees

Undergraduate / pre-professional:
Architectural Science (BArch)
Building Science (BSC)
Project Management (PMT)
Graduate / Professional:
Architectural Science (MArch)
Building Science (MBsc, MAsc)
Graduate / Post-Professional:
Phd, Building Science


Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science

Class size ratio
Studio: 16 Max.
Other classes: 120-130.

Number of full time students

Application deadlines

Mission & values

To provide education for a wide range of professional roles in the design, construction and management of the built environment, prepare professionals for leadership roles in the AEC, foster a comprehensive vision of architecture as a social, technical, political and cultural practice and cultivate an environment conducive to lifelong learning and the pursuit of scholarly, research and creative activity by faculty and students.

University setting

Located in downtown Toronto, within a rapidly transforming city core with a significant and active AEC industry, also provides students with plenty of opportunities to participate in local events, discuss urban issues in context, and visit a variety of interesting buildings and construction sites.

School philosophy

Ryerson’s long tradition of applied education exerts a significant influence on all aspects of the department’s activities. As well as the interdisciplinary collaboration between the three undergraduate programs allow students to learns large variety of skills to help train professional in the AEC industry to take on projects from start to finish.  

School programs

The Master of Architecture is an accredited architecture program in Canada, with reciprocity agreements in the United States and the European Union. We prepare our students in the realities of design and construction yet also able to think critically and act confidently to advance the professional discourse. Our undergraduate pre-professional program is rigorous and provides students with the tools that form the language of architecture.

Areas of focus

Art and design
Building technologies
Digital design
Digital fabrication
Energy modeling
History, theory and criticism

Student opportunities

Interdisciplinary courses
Study abroad
Lecture series


Computer lab
Fabrication lab
3D printing
CNC milling
Laser cutter
Robotic arm
Material library