Postgraduate study in psychology

Postgraduate students

Postgraduate study at Massey School of Psychology offers an exciting variety of papers and programmes in a supportive and friendly environment.

We offer a range of postgraduate diplomas, master's degrees and doctoral qualifications in psychology. Most are available part-time or full-time to fit with your other commitments.

If you want to register as a psychologist, use our psychology pathways tool to find your best option:

Find the best study options to register as a psychologist:

Postgraduate research orientation day at Wellington!

Date: 23 February, 9:00am
Venue: Room 5C18, Wellington Campus, Wellington

All new and current postgraduate students doing research this year are invited to the Research Orientation Day at Wellington. This is an important and worthwhile opportunity to meet staff and students, and learn about the various aspects of research that you will need to know for your year ahead. 

The day is fully catered, so please RSVP to Toni Gordon (email:, so we know how many to provide for. Feel free to email Toni if you wish to know more information. We look forward to meeting you all.   


Postgraduate prospectus


Block mode teaching

Most postgraduate psychology papers are taught in block mode. You need to attend the University for a four- or five-day contact course for each taught paper, but can study from home for the rest of the semester.

Application process

Find out how to apply, including entry requirements, important dates and application forms.

Thesis research resources


Research surveys

Our graduates

Our graduates work in a range of careers. Meet Jessica Glen, Senior Research Fellow with the National Clinical Guideline Centre, Royal College of Physicians, UK.

Completed doctorates

Psychologist registration

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