Queen's University - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
Gordon Hall, Room 425
Kingston, ON
Canada K7L 3N6

Industrial Relations (M.I.R.)

Program Information
Faculty: School of Policy Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Labour and Industrial Relations
Description The Master of Industrial Relations (MIR) degree program is aimed at developing the knowledge and competencies that human resources and labour relations professionals need. The MIR provides students with: a thorough grounding in labour relations and human resources practice; an understanding of evolving employment relationships and organizational dynamics; an understanding of the laws governing the individual employment and collective bargaining relationship; the capacity to collect and analyze data on current workplace issues and interpret research in the field; and the skill set of the new HR/LR professional consulting, facilitation, leadership, coaching, team building and communication.
Website: Industrial Relations (M.I.R.) at Queen's University - School of Graduate Studies
Cost per year:

Cost per year includes tuition and fees for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

If your previous degree is from outside Canada, you should submit a GRE or GMAT score. For international students, if required, a TOEFL total score of at least 600 (paper-based) or TOEFL iBT minimum scores of: writing (24/30); speaking (22/30); reading (22/30); listening (20/30), for a total of 88/120. Applicants must have the minimum score in each test as well as the minimum overall score.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have a 4-year bachelor's degree in programs such as commerce, business administration, psychology, sociology, political science, health care, education, kinesiology, public administration. Applicants are also required to have a minimum upper second-class standing and demonstrated evidence of strong academic potential. We consider your grades over the last two years.

* 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: October 24, 2017