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Sport Media - BA

Is it for you?

The Sport Media program is your path to a successful career in the sport industry. It offers hands-on experience in sport entertainment management, sports journalism, live production, on-air hosting, audio and video editing, multi-platform marketing and a wide array of short-term experiential learning opportunities abroad.

 With access to valuable networking opportunities and the option to minor in Business Essentials at the Ted Rogers School of Management, you’ll graduate with marketable skills and industry connections.

Program info

The Creative School

Program format(s): 
Full time: 4 Year

Bachelor of Arts

Grade range: 
High 80s1


Experiential learning: 
Mandatory internship

Academic requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • A minimum grade of 70% or higher will be required in Grade 12 U English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U)

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available on the admission requirements page.

Tuition and fees 

For detailed fees information, visit tuition and fees by program.

Full-time format 2023-2024:

Ontario students fees range: $7,232 - $7,738
Out-of-province students fees range: $8,060 - $8,582
International student fees range: $33,462 - $33,881

First-year courses

Here is a preview of first-year courses based on the available undergraduate calendar information.

1st Semester


  • BSM 100 The New Business: From Idea to Reality
  • RTA 103 Intro to Digital Media
  • RTA 104 Introductory Audio Production
  • RTA 108 Sport Media Message Design

One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

2nd Semester


  • RTA 105 Sport Media Theory and Practice
  • RTA 106 Introduction to Video Sport Production
  • RTA 211 Production Theory

OPEN ELECTIVE: One Open Elective

One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

Your future

  • Sports broadcasting
  • Production
  • Reporting
  • Management
  • On-air hosting
  • Screenwriting
  • Editing
  • Audio and video production
  • Journalism

Thinking of applying? Make sure the program is still accepting applications.

Student spotlight

Sport Media student creates video game to raise awareness about celiac disease

Sport Media student Emily Rome developed a video game called aLEARNgic in the course ‘Introduction to Game Design’. With the aim of raising awareness, the game allows users to play as Celine, a woman diagnosed with celiac disease. Users will learn more about the lifestyle changes and choices a person with the autoimmune disease makes in their life.

Read more: Sport Media student creates video game that simulates living as someone with autoimmune disease

Emily Rome

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  1. Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2024 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. TMU reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.


While every effort is made to ensure accuracy on this site, in the event of a discrepancy, TMU's current Undergraduate Calendar is the official reference.