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We've listed the top courses taken by other study abroad and exchange students if you're looking for inspiration.
You can enrich your experience by taking one or more courses focusing on New Zealand's history, culture, or people. A number of Massey courses also offer fieldwork components.
Looking for an internship or more academic experiences outside the classroom? Massey offers full-semester internships and other experiential opportunities to enhance your studies. One great option is to intern in the International Relations Office with the Study Abroad and Student Exchange team.
Many courses in these areas are available to study abroad and exchange students. Explore your options if you are studying any of these subjects.
Semester 1 is equivalent to the spring/winter semester in the Northern Hemisphere. Semester 2 aligns with the fall semester. Check our semester dates before booking your flights and plan to arrive on campus one week before the start of lectures to attend Orientation.
Students normally take four courses, worth 15 credits each, during a semester. 60 credits equate to 12–15 U.S. semester credits, 30 ECTS, or 60 CATS. You can find information about course levels, our numbering system, checking the campus and semester availability, and more on our Selecting Your Courses page.
You must be enrolled in at least 45 credits of internal mode courses per semester in order to meet Immigration New Zealand's student visa requirements. 45 credits normally equate to three Massey courses. You may take one 15-credit course by distance or block mode each semester. Ensure your home university approves of this mode of study before enrolling in a distance or block course.
Any prerequisites will be listed on the full course description, under the Requirements heading. Veterinary science and nursing courses are not open to study abroad or exchange students.
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Last updated on Wednesday 20 February 2019