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Study programmes

Study School of Psychology

Studying at Massey's School of Psychology will give you insights into human behaviour and skills that will make you attractive to many employers.

Undergraduate study in psychology

Postgraduate study in psychology

Research expertise

Psychology research

The School of Psychology has a variety of research groups and activities, covering the full range of the science of psychology.

Psychology research

Meet our graduates

Research centres

    Health and Ageing Research Team

    The Health and Ageing Research Team (HART) was established in 2006 to undertake a programme of research related to understanding the status and determinants of health and wellbeing for older New Zealand adults.

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    Joint Centre for Disaster Research

    The Joint Centre for Disaster Research is an international centre for research and teaching in disaster risk and emergency management. It is a joint venture between Massey University School of Psychology and GNS Science.

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    International Centre of Excellence in Community Resilience

    The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk International Centre of Excellence in Community Resilience aims to discover how a community makes itself resilient to disasters.

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    QS ranking psychology

    Massey is ranked in the world's top 250 universities for psychology by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

    Psychology clinics

      Centre for Psychology, Albany, Auckland

      The centre provides psychological services to the public by consultant and senior clinical psychologists. Our team also includes psychology interns, trainees and students completing their training under the supervision of experienced clinicians. We also offer services for practising psychology professionals.

      Centre for Psychology at Massey University, Albany, Auckland

      Massey University Psychology Clinic, Palmerston North

      Massey University Psychology Clinic (Palmerston North) is the largest psychology clinic in New Zealand. We offer psychology services to the general public to improve health and wellbeing; research opportunities; and training for psychology students.

      Massey University Psychology Clinic (Palmerston North)

      Psychology Clinic, Wellington

      Our clinical staff provide a private clinical psychology service to the greater Wellington region. We specialise in the treatment of psychological disorders for children and adults. The clinic has a special emphasis on working with clients who have sustained brain injury, and conducts clinical research.

      Psychology Clinic, Wellington

      Staff and careers

      Mandy Morgan

      Head of School of Psychology - Professor mandy morgan

      Mandy Morgan is a Professor of Feminist Psychology. She has particular interests in theoretical debates concerning the relationships between feminisms, poststructural theories and psychologies. As well as these theoretical interests, she’s involved in a programme of studies on the ways that domestic violence service and intervention providers and clients understand their experiences.

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      College of Humanities and Social Sciences


      The School of Psychology is a department of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University.

      College of Humanities and Social Sciences

      Careers at Massey

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