Why postgraduate at Massey University?

Whether you want to progress your career to the next level, or are passionate about the discovery of research, Massey University offers relevant, world-class study and research opportunities at all levels of postgraduate study.  

Massey teaching is research-led and our academics are ranked among the best in the world. Our programmes will challenge your thinking and give you the skills to work to a high level of academic achievement, communicate your work effectively and work under pressure. Small classes and strong connections with industry mean you emerge with a relevant qualification, valued by potential employers and other academic institutions.

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Your options

We offer a wide range of postgraduate qualifications to suit you:

  • PhD
  • Masters
  • Postgraduate certificate and diploma
  • Graduate diploma
  • Honours

Find out more about postgraduate study at Massey University.

Complete in a shorter time

Our new 180 credit masters give you the option of completing your masters in a shorter time frame.

Whether you are passionate about science, the arts, business, design or health, there are a wide range of 180-credit masters on offer.

Find out more about the 180-credit masters. 

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Massey offers a range of postgraduate scholarships at all levels of study.

Explore distance

Distance learning

Massey's extensive distance learning (extramural) programme means you can fit your study around your work and life.

Nearly half of all our students study via distance learning, with about a fifth of those postgraduate students. You can start in July 2015.

Find out more about distance learning

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