Master of Industrial Relations MIR

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Master of Industrial Relations MIR

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Master

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      C$ 3,394 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      C$ 10,677

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    Queen’s University’s Master of Industrial Relations (MIR) program is a professional program designed to make its graduates into skilled practitioners in several fields, including human resources, labour relations and personnel management. It is a good choice for those interested in applied research policy development, consultation or teaching. 

    Tis program is of interest to all kinds of students, from new graduates of baccalaureate level degree programs at Queens University or elsewhere, but also those already in careers who wish to renew or upgrade their professional credentials. Other students with work experience may wish to change the trajectories of their careers for the better.

    You will also learn a great many easily transferrable skills, including professional research methods, presentation and communication skills and high level computer literacy. These will make it possible for you to explore advanced degrees in many fields, or to take up a role in nearly any industry or economic sector. 

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This program is typically delivered over three terms of full time study. You will take seven set ‘core’ modules and select fur electives form an extensive list. The core curriculum is outlined below.

    Modules Include:

    • Unions and Collective Bargaining

    This module will convey a critical understanding of collective bargaining and unionism generally.

    • Industrial Relations and Labour Law I & II

    These modules will look at labour law, employee rights and the collective bargaining relationship. They also address the adjudication or arbitration of disputes.

    • Human Resources Management

    Here you’ll explore career planning, training and development, recruitment and other HR functions.

    • Labour Economics and Industrial Relations

    Here you’ll explore the behaviour of the modern labour market and the policies that define it. 

    • Organizational Behaviour

    Here you’ll look at ancient and modern theories about how and why people act in groups. 

    • Analytical Methods for HRM/IR

    This module will show you how to collect and analyse data on a professional level. 

    Learning And Teaching

    This is a heavily multidisciplinary program stressing the application of what you learn in the workplace. Like all of Queen’s University’s Master’s level and professional programs, it also focuses on academic learning. It relies on a wide range of teaching methods, ranging from lecture based classroom instruction to practical skills tutorials. You’ll get a general education but you’ll also be able to focus on particular areas by selecting from several specialised optional modules throughout the program.

    Career Possibilities

    An MIR can lead you down many different career paths. Recent graduates have taken HR, personnel management and labour relations roles with organisations like Proctor & Gamble, 

    Irving Oil, Imperial Oil, Government of Ontario, Deloitte, CP, CN, the Cities of Ottawa and Toronto, CBC, Canada Post, BC Nurses Union and Air Canada. Of course some students continue academically, gaining other Master’s level qualifications or even a PhD degree at Queens or elsewhere. 

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a MIR degree. 

    To apply, you’ll need to have a 4 year Bachelor’s degree at the B+ level or the international equivalent. Other qualifications may also be accepted. 

    All classes are taught in English, unless otherwise specified. International students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test. 

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