Industrial Relations (IDRL) 498

Directed Study in Industrial Relations (Revision 1)


Temporarily closed, effective June 30, 2016.

Delivery Mode: Individualized study online

Credits: 3

Area of Study: Applied Studies (Business and Administrative Studies). IDRL 498 can also be used to fulfill the Social Science area of study (credential students only).

Prerequisite: Permission of the course professor.

Faculty: Faculty of Business

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IDRL 498 is not available for Challenge.


IDRL 498 provides an opportunity for students to pursue an extended research project of their choice under the direction of a professor. The course of study is theoretical and will normally include extensive library research and the production of a major paper. Course materials will be assembled on an individual basis, depending on the nature of the topic chosen. The course is project-based and will be tailored to suit the needs of individual students.


To receive credit for IDRL 498, students must successfully complete a major paper; a minimum grade of 50 percent is required.

To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.

Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.

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