Prospective doctoral students

Massey University is committed to making sure students are well supported, have top quality experiences and graduate with skills that make them highly employable. We have world-class researchers supervising our students in a range of disciplines.

Find a supervisor

Our supervisors are active and well known in their fields of expertise. They provide the best support to our students.

Use our expertise search to find a supervisor

Find a doctoral programme

We offer internationally recognised research-led qualifications that are hugely relevant in today’s world.

Find out about the PhD courses for doctoral students

Why choose Massey

Cutting-edge research

Massey has a strong pedigree as a research-led university, for example we are ranked No1 in New Zealand and 30th in the world in Agriculture.

Internationally recognised

We are a global university. Our PhD students come from over 25 different countries, and we have agreements with over 200 institutions worldwide.

Support for doctoral students

We create an excellent experience and provide great support to Massey's doctoral students. Our campuses are innovative, creative and host some of the world’s leading research centres.

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