The Master of Industrial Relations/Juris Doctor combined degree program is offered with the Queen’s Faculty of Law and the Queen's School of Policy Studies, in response to the profession's strong demand for graduates with expertise in employment and labour law. Students complete an MIR degree with prescribed law electives in the first year and a JD degree in the latter three (3) years. Students in the combined program who complete the certificate program at the International Study Centre may complete the combined program in three (3) years.
Candidates must meet the admission requirements for both programs including writing the LSAT for law. A maximum of five (5) candidates will be admitted each year. Those wishing to apply for the MIR/JD combined degree program should complete the application forms for both the MIR and JD programs simultaneously. Acceptance into both the MIR program and the JD program is a prerequisite to admission into the MIR/JD combined degree program. For further information students should contact the admissions committee of the MIR program and the Faculty of Law.
Students enrolled in this program are subject to the regulations and policies of both the Faculty of Law and the School of Policy Studies.
For questions regarding the MIR admissions process please contact:
Jennifer Dee, MIR Program Coordinator
School of Policy Studies
Robert Sutherland Hall, 138 Union Street
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
Telephone: 613.533.6000 ext. 77322