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Queen's University


apply buttonThis twelve-month Master's Program in Industrial Relations requires three terms of full-time study on campus. Admission requirements are a four-year bachelor's degree with upper second-class standing from a recognized university and demonstrated evidence of strong academic potential. An applicant whose native languages do not include English must submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the Michigan University English Language test with a score of at least 625 to be admitted to the program. Applicants are not required to write the GRE or GMAT.


Admission to the program is made to the School of Graduate Studies, through an online application process.

Required documentation

  • Application form.
  • Two sets of official transcripts from colleges and/or universities previously attended. These should include academic records of all undergraduate programs and subsequent graduate work, and should specify the courses taken, the grades, and the standing obtained. The transcripts become the property of Queen's University and are not available for copying.
  • Two academic recommendations are required, typically from professors under whom the applicant has studied.


Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application prior to March 1st. Early application is especially important for those students who wish to be considered for fellowships and awards. An applicant should note that no decision on admission can be made until the applicant's file is complete. It is the responsibility of the applicant to verify that Queen's has received all documents. You may check online to see if your file is complete.

Official letters of acceptance are only valid for the academic year indicated in them. A successful applicant must reply promptly, declining or accepting the offer. If the applicant wishes to commence study in an academic term subsequent to the one indicated, the application must be resubmitted. Students accepted into the MIR program begin their year of study in September.

For questions regarding the admissions process please contact:

Jennifer Dee, MIR Program Coordinator
Rm. 227, Robert Sutherland Hall, 138 Union Street, Queen's University
Kingston, ON  K7L 3N6 CANADA
Tel: 613.533.6000 ext. 77322
Fax: 613.533.2135

School of Policy Studies, Robert Sutherland Hall
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.3020