Massey University (Palmerston North)

Massey University (Palmerston North)

Massey University is a university located in Palmerston North, New Zealand, Albany, New Zealand, and Wellington, New Zealand. Massey University has approximately 35,000 students, 17,000 of whom are extramural or distance-learning students.

Massey University has campuses in Palmerston North (sites at Turitea and Hokowhitu), Wellington (in the suburb of Mount Cook), and Auckland (at Albany). It also has a business school accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Research is undertaken on all three campuses. More than 3,000 international students from over 100 countries study at the university.

Massey University is the only university in New Zealand offering degrees in aviation, dispute resolution, veterinary medicine, and nanoscience. Massey's veterinary school is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association and is recognised in the United States, Australia, Canada, and Britain. Its agriculture programme is the highest-ranked in New Zealand, and 19th in Quacquarelli Symonds' (QS) world university subject rankings. Massey's Bachelor of Aviation (Air Transport Pilot) is an internationally recognised and accredited qualification, is the first non-engineering degree to be recognised by the Royal Aeronautical Society (1998), and has ISO9001-2000 accreditation.

List of programmes


  • Bachelor degrees
  • Conjoint Bachelor degrees
  • Bachelor degrees with Honours
  • Masters
  • Doctorates

Certificates and diplomas

  • Certificates
  • Diplomas
  • Graduate Certificates
  • Graduate Diplomas
  • Postgraduate Certificates
  • Postgraduate Diplomas

Bachelor degrees

  • Bachelor of Accountancy
  • Bachelor of AgriCommerce
  • Bachelor of AgriScience
  • Bachelor of Applied Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Aviation
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management
  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • Bachelor of Commercial Music
  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Bachelor of Construction
  • Bachelor of Creative Media Production
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences
  • Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Natural Sciences
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning
  • Bachelor of Retail and Business Management
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise
  • Bachelor of Sport Management
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Technology
  • Te Aho Tātairangi: Bachelor of Teaching Māori Medium/Diploma in Māori Education

Conjoint Bachelor degrees

  • Conjoint Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business Studies
  • Conjoint Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
  • Conjoint Bachelor of Business Studies/Bachelor of Science

Bachelor degrees with Honours

  • Bachelor of AgriCommerce with Honours
  • Bachelor of AgriScience with Honours
  • Bachelor of Applied Economics with Honours
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management with Honours
  • Bachelor of Business Studies with Honours
  • Bachelor of Communication with Honours
  • Bachelor of Design with Honours
  • Bachelor of Environmental Management with Honours
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours
  • Bachelor of Health Science with Honours
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences with Honours
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours
  • Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy with Honours
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise with Honours


  • Master of Advanced Leadership Practice
  • Master of AgriCommerce
  • Master of Agriculture
  • Master of AgriScience
  • Master of Analytics
  • Master of Applied Linguistics
  • Master of Applied Social Work
  • Master of Applied Statistics
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Aviation
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Studies
  • Master of Clinical Psychology
  • Master of Communication
  • Master of Construction
  • Master of Counselling Studies
  • Master of Creative Writing
  • Master of Dairy Science and Technology
  • Master of Design
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Educational Administration and Leadership
  • Master of Educational Psychology
  • Master of Emergency Management
  • Master of Engineering
  • Master of Engineering Studies
  • Master of Environmental Management
  • Master of Finance
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Food Technology
  • Master of Health Science
  • Master of Information Sciences
  • Master of International Development
  • Master of International Security
  • Master of Journalism
  • Master of Literacy Education
  • Master of Māori Visual Arts
  • Master of Management
  • Master of Natural Sciences
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Philosophy (College of Business)
  • Master of Philosophy (College of Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Master of Philosophy (College of Sciences)
  • Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance
  • Master of Professional Public Relations
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Quality Systems
  • Master of Resource and Environmental Planning
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Specialist Teaching
  • Master of Speech and Language Therapy
  • Master of Sport and Exercise
  • Master of Sport Management
  • Master of Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Teaching and Learning
  • Master of Veterinary Medicine
  • Master of Veterinary Science
  • Master of Veterinary Studies


  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology
  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy (College of Creative Arts)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (College of Health)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (College of Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (College of Sciences)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Massey Business School)


  • Certificate in Arts
  • Certificate in Aviation Studies (60 credits)
  • Certificate in Business Studies (60 credits)
  • Certificate in Pacific Development
  • Certificate in Public Health
  • Certificate in Science and Technology
  • Certificate in Visual Arts
  • Certificate of University Preparation - Fast-Track Foundation
  • Foundation Certificate in Academic English
  • Foundation Certificate in Advanced Academic English
  • Full Foundation - Certificate in Foundation Studies
  • IELS Certificate in Advanced Intensive English
  • IELS Certificate in Elementary Intensive English
  • IELS Certificate in Intermediate Intensive English
  • IELS Certificate in Pre-Intermediate Intensive English
  • IELS Certificate in Upper Intermediate Intensive English
  • Intensive English Language Studies (IELS): Certificate of Attendance General English


  • Diploma for Education Support Workers
  • Diploma in Agriculture
  • Diploma in Arts
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Communication
  • Diploma in Dairy Technology
  • Diploma in Health Science
  • Diploma in Human Development
  • Diploma in Meat Technology
  • Diploma in Photography
  • Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies
  • Diploma in Science and Technology
  • Diploma in Visual Arts

Graduate Certificates

  • Graduate Certificate in Arts
  • Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Science & Technology
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language

Graduate Diplomas

  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics
  • Graduate Diploma in Arts
  • Graduate Diploma in Aviation
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Design
  • Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health
  • Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts
  • Graduate Diploma in Information Sciences
  • Graduate Diploma in Journalism Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Graduate Diploma in Quality Systems
  • Graduate Diploma in Rural Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Science
  • Graduate Diploma in Technology
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary)
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)

Postgraduate Certificates

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Arts
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Business
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Administration and Leadership
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Psychology
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Emergency Management
  • Postgraduate Certificate in International Development
  • Postgraduate Certificate in International Security
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Planning
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Science
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Whānau Development

Postgraduate Diplomas

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in AgriCommerce
  • Postgraduate Diploma in AgriScience
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Arts
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Aviation
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Banking
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Communication
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Construction
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Design
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Administration and Leadership
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Food Technology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial/Organisational Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Information Sciences
  • Postgraduate Diploma in International Development
  • Postgraduate Diploma in International Security
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Literacy Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Māori Resource and Environmental Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Māori Visual Arts
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Museum Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Planning
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Practice
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Quality Systems
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Rehabilitation
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Social Sector Evaluation Research
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Preventative Medicine
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Public Health
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Whānau Development
  • Te Aho Paerewa: Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium

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Contact Information

  • Academic Services, Massey University, Private Bag, Palmerston North
  • Phone: +6463505701
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  • Hours

    Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


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