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Labour Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1093 (BCR) St. Catharines, Canada
Work defines so much of our lives - our position in society, our economic well-being, even our self-image. Labour Studies offered by Brock University is an interdisciplinary field and is home to popular courses including Labor Relations in Professional Sports, Sex Work and Sex Workers, Animals at Work, and our simulation-based Collective Bargaining course.
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Overview

You'll find a mix of theoretical and applied courses designed to prepare you for a wide range of careers in labour and employment relations, workplace education and training, public policy and administration, and social justice and advocacy.

You may pursue a Labour Studies degree at Brock University or a combined Labor Studies degree with a co-major in Political Science, Sociology, History, Geography, Economics, or Women's and Gender Studies.

We also offer a collaborative program to complete your degree and two certificates.

Career outcomes

  • Labour lawyer or mediator
  • Human resources manager
  • Labour relations specialist
  • Journalist
  • Public policy analyst

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Work and Social Change
  • History of the Global Working Class
  • Labour Studies Theory and Methods
  • Labour and Social Justice Organizing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Senior Secondary school credential appropriate for entry to university in your home country
  • Academically rigorous grade 12 year
  • Minimum B- average (higher for some programs)
  • English Language proficiency requirements must be satisfied

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53114 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26557 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12178 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6089 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for St. Catharines

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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