Labour Studies

Work defines so much of our lives — our position in society, our economic well-being, even our self-image.

Labour Studies is an interdisciplinary field and is home to popular courses, including Labour of Sport, Labour and Employment Law, Animals at Work, and our simulation-based Collective Bargaining course.

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 or a combined Labour Studies degree with a co- major in Political Science, Sociology, History, Geography, Economics or Women’s and Gender Studies.

  • BA in Labour Studies
  • BA in Labour Studies with co-major /Certificate in Contemporary Labour Studies and Human Resources Management (George Brown College)
  • Concentration in Labour Studies
  • Minor in Labour Studies
  • Certificate in Labour Studies

Expected cut-off: mid 70s

Not an Ontario Secondary School applicant? Find your admissions criteria here.

Career outcomes

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

Prerequisite requirements

  • English (ENG4U)