Humanities and social sciences international students
Study humanities and social sciences
Explore the humanities and social sciences programmes you can study as an international student at Massey University.
International Excellence scholarship
The International Excellence scholarship is offered to new, full fee-paying, international students to study humanities and social sciences. The scholarship is applicable to any of the humanities and social sciences programmes (excluding PhD) offered at the Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington campuses.
New Zealand Planning Institute
Planning at Massey is accredited by the New Zealand Planning Institute Te Kokiringa Taumata.
QS 5 star plus rating 2019
Massey has a 5+ star rating in the QS World University Rankings 2019.
QS ranking - Education
Massey is ranked in the world's top 200 universities for education in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
QS ranking communication and media
Massey is ranked in the world’s top 150 universities for communication and media studies, by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking.
QS ranking geography
Massey is ranked in the world's top 200 universities for geography in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
QS ranking psychology
Massey is ranked in the world's top 250 universities for psychology by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
QS ranking sociology
Massey is ranked in the world's top 250 universities for sociology by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
Upon completion of the Master of Analytics will receive the globally recognised SAS certification.
Massey is the first university in the Southern Hemisphere to partner in a UNESCO UNITWIN initiative: the Global Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education.
Meet our international graduates
Coming to study at Massey University was one of the best decisions I have ever made.Haolun Xu
Bachelor of Arts (Politics)
The value that development studies brought to my law practice is a testament to the significant impact that Massey instilled in my professional life.Melanie Pimentel
Master of Philosophy in Development Studies
Massey has a friendly environment and the best professors.Parussaya Kiatkheeree
Doctor of Philosophy
Studying my PhD in New Zealand has been the best experience. The Massey Institute of Education has a strong reputation among New Zealand universities.Paweena Chatsungnoen
Doctor of Philosophy
Academic staff are internationally renowned for their great expertise in various leading-edge research fields.Ta Thi Tam Ha
Master of International Development
About the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Find out more about the departments, staff and locations of the college.
About international study at Massey
Every year Massey welcomes 5000 international students from 100 countries. Find out more about studying at Massey as an international student.