Industrial Relations & Human Resources

 

The Master of Industrial Relations and Human Resources (MIRHR) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs benefit students who are interested in advanced academic study leading to career opportunities in human resources management; labour-management relations; collective bargaining and dispute resolution; organization development and change; and labour market and social policy. The MIRHR degree may be taken on a full-time or part-time basis.

The MIRHR is a professional degree program designed to train students in the latest innovations and best practices within industrial relations and human resources management. The degree provides specialized study of the employment relationship using an interdisciplinary approach.

The PhD program is a research-oriented program of study designed to provide students with a thorough knowledge of the field and strong research skills. Offered only on a full-time basis, students normally fulfil a two-year residency requirement that enables their full participation in the activities associated with the program.

Degrees Offered


Industrial Relations and Human Resources - MIRHR, PhD

​​​​​Quick Facts

DomesticInternational
​​ ​​​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​.
2. For more information on admission requirements, ple​ase review the program'​s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar ​​​

​​​​​​​Research Stream Program Funding Information​

Base Funding Amount -

Graduate units determine a base funding amount for doctoral research stream programs and the number of years that the student will be eligible. In addition to the Base Funding, all eligible students will receive the cost of academic tuition and fees. More information about Base Funding can be found at .​

Actual Income -

Students often have the opportunity to earn additional income through research stipends, internal and external fellowships, RA employment income and TA-ships. Therefore, the average actual income of students in a program is typically higher than the Base Funding amount in that program. More information about Actual Incomes can be found at .

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Quick Facts

Domestic Students International Students
1. Application deadlines MIRHR-1-Mar-2016
PhD-15-Jan-2016
MIRHR-1-Mar-2016
PhD-15-Jan-2016
2.Required tests in addition to English Language Proficiency. See below or visit www.uoft.me/gradelp MIRHR-n/a
PhD-GRE or GMAT
MIRHR-n/a
PhD-GRE or GMAT
3. Minimum GPA MIRHR-B+
PhD-B+
MIRHR-B+
PhD-B+
4. Tuition fee -Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to Domestic Fees.
-Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to International Fees.
5. Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD MIRHR-n/a
PhD-Yes
MIRHR-n/a
PhD-Yes
6. Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MIRHR-n/a
PhD-After
MIRHR-n/a
PhD-After
7. If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MIRHR-n/a
PhD-No
MIRHR-n/a
PhD-No
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MIRHR-n/a
PhD-Applicant
MIRHR-n/a
PhD-Applicant
9. Program length (full-time only) MIRHR-6 sessions; 3 sessions (advanced-standing option)
PhD-4 years; 5 years direct-entry
MIRHR-6 sessions; 3 sessions (advanced-standing option)
PhD-4 years; 5 years direct-entry
​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​. 
2. For more information on admission requirements, please review the program’s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar