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Master of Industrial Relations
The Master of Industrial Relations degree offers advanced training in analysis and strategic management, applying an integrated approach to industrial relations.
It is intended to train professionals with the skills to take on strategic responsibilities in organizations, likely to quickly move into senior management and executive positions.
The master's degree also opens the door to a PhD in industrial relations, and to research and teaching at the college level.
There are 3 streams:
- With thesis
- With an internship
- With a supervised project
Students who hold an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than industrial relations must take preparatory courses before enrolling in the master's program.
- Read the outline explaining the master's with thesis (in French).
- Read the outline explaining the master's with an internship and accompanying report (in French).
- Read the outline explaining the master's with a supervised project (in French).
Questions about this program?
Stéphanie Calabre, 514-343-6111, ext. 1265
- All about this program (in French)
- Financial support (in French)
- Find a thesis supervisor
- Job outlook for graduates in this discipline
- Internships (in French)
The + of studying industrial relations at the Université de Montréal!
- A diversified and internationally renowned faculty, committed to teaching and research.
- Possibility of financial support for full-time master's students.
- High-level specialized analytical and professional training, preparing you for a wide range of careers in the fields of human resources and labour and employee relations.
- The School of Industrial Relations is the leader among Canadian universities for research grants, publications and scientific renown in its discipline.
- The presence of internationally renowned research units: the Canada Research Chair in
Globalization and the Work World and the Interuniversity Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT) and the Équipe de recherche sur le travail et la santé mentale (ERTSM).
- Small work groups that encourage participation and skills development.