University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
65/63 St George Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5S 2Z9

Industrial Relations & Human Resources (MIRHR) (Advanced Standing: 12-Month)

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Human Resources Management and Services, OtherLabour and Industrial Relations
Description The Master of Industrial Relations and Human Resources (MIRHR)and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs benefit students who are interested in advanced academic study leading to career opportunities in human resources management; labour-management relations; collective bargaining and dispute resolution; organization development and change; and labour market and social policy. The MIRHR degree may be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. There is also an advanced standing option that will enable qualified students to complete the MIRHR degree in one year (12 consecutive months) of full time study. This option is available to those students with a four-year bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, in: employment relations; industrial relations; labour studies; or administration or commerce with a major in industrial relations or human resources. These students will have completed many of the foundation courses in industrial relations and human resources, enabling them to complete the remainder of the program requirements in 12 months.
Website: Industrial Relations & Human Resources (MIRHR) (Advanced Standing: 12-Month) at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Length: 12 Month(s)
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Application #: 180
Enrolment #: 41
Acceptance Rate: 0
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100]

All applicants are encouraged to submit results from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Although these tests are not required and there is no minimum score requirement, this information is helpful to the admissions committee. Test results more than five years old are normally not considered.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Applicants to the 12-month MIRHR advanced-standing option require an appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university and significant academic training (normally 3.0 full-course equivalents [FCEs] at the senior undergraduate level), employment relations, human resources, industrial relations, labour studies, or labour economics. If the admissions committee determines that an applicant does not have sufficient academic training to qualify for advanced standing, the student will be considered for the two-year MIRHR degree. A minimum grade average of B+ in each of the final two years of the degree is required.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: November 26, 2017