12-Month MIRHR Program: Advanced Standing Option

Students who meet the qualifications for admission and have a four-year bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, in a related field of study (e.g. employment relations; industrial relations; labour studies; commerce or psychology with a major in human resources) will qualify for the 12-month MIRHR (advanced standing) program.

Students complete eleven half-courses (or equivalent) described below during three sessions of study (September to August).

IRE 1010H Economic Environment of IR & HR
IRE 1126H Labour Market Policy (PR)
IRE 2001H Foundations and Current Issues in Industrial Relations and Human Resources (PR)
IRE 2002H Research Methods in Industrial Relations and Human Resources (PR)


Plus one of the following courses:

IRE 2003H Research Project in IR/HR
IRE 2004H Data Analytics and Metrics


Plus one of the following law courses:

IRE 1270H Law of Labour Relations
IRE 1338H Law in the Workplace
Five elective courses are chosen to fill the requisite eleven half-courses, or their equivalent, in the one year program. Courses marked (PR) require prerequisites and further information is available from the Centre.