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:


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 students and 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.
  • Meet Megan, master's student in the School of Psychology.

Completed doctorates

Psychologist registration

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