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Development studies

Careers in development studies

Development studies sets out to understand and analyse the processes that are transforming people’s lives around the world. You’ll study key development issues and ideas, and get skills to help solve development problems. Find out more about where development studies at Massey can take you.


Meet our students and graduates

QS ranking development studies

Massey is ranked in the world's top 100 universities for development studies in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.

Departments and staff

Find out more about the departments and staff involved in development studies at Massey.

School of People, Environment and Planning

College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Some of our international students are funded by New Zealand Aid Scholarships for people from developing countries to study in New Zealand.

New Zealand Aid Scholarships

The Sustainable Development Goals Scholarship is for students who plan a career in sustainable development to enrol in the Master of Sustainable Development Goals programme.

Sustainable Development Goals Scholarship

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