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Bachelor of Commerce - Retail Management (Optional Co-op) at Ryerson University: Tuition: $33,296.00 CAD/year (Scholarship Available)

The Retail Management program provides students with an integrated perspective of the many facets of a retail organization as well as insight into the broader context of retailing in society. Students will develop practical and comprehensive knowledge of customer service strategies, 'people' skills, information systems, merchandising and financial acumen as essential elements in the Retail Industry.

Courses in the student's first two years provide students with the foundational skills and knowledge of a Bachelor of Commerce degree and introductory courses with an emphasis on retail management. Some of the topics include: Consumer Insight, Logistics and Supply Chain, Buying, Merchandising, Applied Retail Research and Service Quality Management.

In third and fourth year, students have the opportunity to delve into more advanced (and strategic) theories, concepts and practices. Retailing in the context of the entire value chain is explored with concepts related to service strategy taking on a broader dimension. A package of elective courses provides students with flexibility in building a program of study that meets individual needs including topics such as Advanced Buying, Visualizing Data for Decisions, Private Label, Sector Studies in Fashion and Luxury, Digital Advertising in Retailing, Corporate Responsibility, Omni-Channel, Store Design and Planning, Franchising, Category Management, and Social Media Marketing.

NOTE: The School also offers an optional co-op program which provides graduates with up to 16 months of work experience integrated into their academic program.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: Grade 12 / High School
  • Min GPA: 70.0% 
  • English Proficiency Requirements:
    For direct admission, applicant must be from an English speaking country or meet either of the following English test scores:
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 92
    • Min IELTS overall: 6.5
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 115
    Applicants interested in applying for direct admission, but are yet to complete an acceptable language test, can do so, but must provide valid results before receiving a final offer letter.
    For conditional admission, you are required to provide English proficiency scores:
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 68
    • Min IELTS overall: 5
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 80

Other fees:

  • UHIP Fee: $720 per year
  • Student Buildings Fee: $84 per year
  • Ryerson Students' Union Health and Dental Fee: $340 per year
  • Athletics and Recreation Fee: $227 per year
  • Academic Support Fee: $112 per year
* Note: Additional fees may apply
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