Programs:

Work and Society

Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Labour Studies

Labour Studies is concerned with our many and changing worlds of work. Drawing from ideas and theories from sociology, political science, economics, history, social work, geography and more. Labour Studies also studies labour and social justice movements to assess their demands for workplace, social and political change. This is because students of Labour Studies are not content just to interpret the world; they want to change it!

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Degree Details

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Changing structures and dynamics of work in a global era; unions, social movements and change; labour markets and the state; gendered and racialized work; the political economy of workplace health and safety; labour and First Nations; labour and the environment.

Length:
Course based is one year, thesis may involve up to three additional terms
Required Credential:
Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline
Program Type:
Thesis, Course based
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time
Typical Entry:
September
Typical Deadline:
January 31st

Degree Options

Master of Arts (M.A.)Degree Details

Length:
Course based is one year, thesis may involve up to three additional terms
Required Credential:
Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline
Program Type:
Thesis, Course based
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time

Doctorate (Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master’s degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum A- average grade from an accredited university.
Program Type:
Thesis, Course based
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time