10 months
37080 CAD/year
10184 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Industrial Relations from Queen's University is a full-time graduate degree offered on campus. It takes one year (10-12 months) to complete. 


At Industrial Relations from Queen's University you will learn a thorough grounding in labour relations and human resources practice, gain understanding of evolving employment relationships, organizational behaviour and organizational dynamics; and gain knowledge of the laws governing the individual employment and collective bargaining relationship.


The MIR prepares students for a meaningful career in areas such as: labour relations, human resources management, applied and policy-oriented research, or teaching and consulting in LR/HR.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial Relations and Labour Law 
  • Human Resources Management
  • Labour Economics and Industrial Relations
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Analytical Methods for HRM/IR
  • Labour Arbitration
  • Human Rights Law
  • Labour Policy
  • Relationships in Organizations
  • Leadership
  • Finance and Accounting for HR/LR  
  • Industrial Relations in the Global Economy
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form to the School of Graduate Studies 
  • Academic transcripts uploaded and then mailed directly to School of Graduate Studies.
  • Two academic references
  • For applicants whose native languages do not include English, satisfactory standing in an English Language Proficiency Test is required. 
  • 4-year bachelor’s honour degree in any discipline.
  • Minimum upper second-class standing (B+/GPA 3.3) over each of the last two years of study
  • Demonstrated evidence of strong academic potential

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37080 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37080 CAD per year during 10 months.
  • National

    10184 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10184 CAD per year during 10 months.

Living costs for Kingston

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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