Get a sweet as deal when you study online with Massey
Your online study options
Choose from more than 140 programmes across 40 qualifications to study fully online—with no requirement to travel to New Zealand. Many of the qualifications have majors that offer a more specific focus. To apply online, go to your preferred programme and click on the Apply now! button. For assistance with your application contact us or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Join a leading University in online and borderless education
You can be confident your learning will be at the latest international standards and your qualification will be well received wherever your journey takes you after you graduate. Massey's rankings and reputation
In the top 1.2% of universities worldwide*
1 in 16 New Zealanders have studied with us through distance education
Distance education provider for over 50 years
Rated 5 Stars based on 9 categories, including online*
My uni allows me to study a normal course, but via a distance programme while I’m living abroad. This way, I get the experience of an OE without sacrificing my studies. It’s tough, but well worth it!Hamish Dick - Why distance?
Financing your studies from overseas
As a New Zealand citizen, you will only pay domestic fees. And while you’re studying outside of New Zealand, you don’t pay GST on the programme fees or non-tuition costs. You are also eligible to apply for:
a New Zealand student loan and/or student allowance
the Government’s fees-free study scheme.
Individual situations may vary. Contact StudyLink for information about your eligibility. You can check your eligibility for fees-free study at FeesFree.govt.nz with your National Student Number.
About studying online
Study when it suits you
Studying online allows you to achieve your educational dreams while you are working, training or raising a family. Our online programmes have been designed to fit around you—watch lectures or read materials wherever you might be, at a time that is suitable to your schedule.
Watch lectures and access resources online
Massey's online learning platform, Stream, allows you to learn in a virtual classroom. Depending on your course, you could be using Stream to watch online presentations, interact with lecturers and peers, take quizzes, submit assignments and more. Have greater control of your learning by replaying or re-reading lessons you’re not clear about.
Massey University offers all students a wide range of support services; from advice on choosing what to study or how to access a particular publication, through to confidential counselling support and career advice. Our experienced staff are familiar with working with students who are not in New Zealand and know how important it is to respond clearly and quickly.