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Sciences international students
Accreditation and rankings
The BFoodTechHons (Food Product Technology) is accredited by Engineering NZ under the Sydney Accord (an international agreement).
The BVSc programme is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
The Master of Health Service Management is an approved master’s degree for fellowship applications by the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) and the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI).Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI)
Massey's BVSc programme is fully accredited by the Australasian Veterinary Board Council.Australasian Veterinary Board Council (AVBC)
Massey's veterinary programme is accredited by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA).Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
Massey's Master of Supply Chain Management is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
The Bachelor of Engineering with Honours programme is accredited by Engineering NZ, under the Washington Accord, allowing our graduates to work internationally.Engineering NZ
Massey's Dairy 1 farm is part of the Global Farm Platform, an international group for optimisation of grazing livestock production systems.
IESANZ accredits the GradCertScTech (Lighting), so successful completion of this qualification provides academic requirements for membership.Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand
Both majors of the BFoodTech (Hons) are approved by the US-based Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
The Bachelor of Information Sciences is one of the few computing degrees in New Zealand to be accredited by the IT industry through IITP. Majors in computer science, information technology and software engineering are all endorsed by the Institute. Accreditation ensures that courses are relevant to the industry.Institute of IT Professionals New Zealand (IITP)
Massey's EpiCentre along with mEpiLab and China Animal Health and Epidemiology Center (CAHEC) are recognised by the World Assembly of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) as a Collaborating Centre for Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health.World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
The Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre (AWSBC) is a World Assembly of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Collaborating Centre for Animal Welfare Science and Bioethical Analysis.World Organisation for Animal Health
Massey is world-ranked and New Zealand’s No 1 university in agriculture according to QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) rankings.QS World University Rankings
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 400 universities in the world for biological sciences.QS World University Rankings
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 500 universities for computer science and information systems. QS is an organisation that ranks universities worldwide in various topics.QS
Massey University’s environmental sciences programme is ranked in the top 250 in the world by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).QS World University Rankings
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 400 universities for mathematics.QS World University Rankings
Massey University’s veterinary programme is ranked 19th in the world by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).QS World University Rankings
RICS promotes professional qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, real estate, construction & infrastructure. With offices covering the major political and financial centres of the world, their market presence means they are ideally placed to influence policy and embed standards at a national level. Their accreditation will provide graduates with opportunities worldwide.RICS
The Master of Health Service Management is an approved master’s degree for fellowship applications by the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) and the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI).Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA)
The BVSc programme is fully accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
Massey University is ranked No.1 in New Zealand for agricultural science by ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.ShanghaiRanking Consultancy
Massey University is ranked as one of the top 50 universities worldwide for Food Science & Technology (out of 300) by ShanghaiRanking.ShanghaiRanking Consultancy
Massey University is ranked no.1 in New Zealand for veterinary science by the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.ShanghaiRanking Consultancy
The BVSc is recognised through reciprocity by the South African Veterinary Association (SAVA).South African Veterinary Association (SAVA)
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International student opportunities and exchange
China food technology exchange programme
Massey University’s exchange programme with Zhejiang University in China allows food science and technology students to study in New Zealand for one semester.
You will undertake the exchange during Semester 2, which begins in July, and will study part of the Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours programme, under the Food Product Technology major.
Geology Field Camp
**Due to travel restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geology Field Trip is not currently available. ** The Geology Field Camp is a field-based course run over the New Zealand summer, for interested second or third year science students from other countries. Ideal for earth sciences students the camp travels around varying parts of the dramatic New Zealand landscape, giving an insight into a new, volcanic and active geology.
Not available in Semester 2, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related travel restrictions. If you are currently studying overseas but would like to spend a semester or two at Massey, there are opportunities through our Study Abroad programme. Find out about exchange partners and opportunities at Massey.
Study food technology in Singapore
In partnership with Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), Massey University offers the Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours majoring in Food Product Technology at SIT's Dover Campus.
Students with approved diplomas from a polytechnic in Singapore can apply for exemptions and entry to Year 2. All other students, including A level students can apply for entry to Year 1.
The BFoodTech(Hons) degree is jointly awarded by both universities and is equivalent to Massey’s New Zealand degree programme.
Meet our international graduates
The best thing about Massey's program is the emphasis on general veterinary medicine. It’s so important to be familiar with all species as you never know where life is going to take you.Christie Balcomb
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
I knew about the great work the marine ecology group led by Professor Marti Anderson at Massey University was doing and their renowned expertise in statistics and data analysis, among other things, was exactly what I needed.David Acuna Marrero
Doctor of Philosophy
I’ve been given unique opportunities and worked with a variety of species; from llamas to the iconic kiwi bird.Jamie Lange
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
Physics always struck me as the most interesting of the sciences and the majority of scientists who I really look up to are all physicists. Studying at Massey was worthwhile as there was a lot of learning about things that are used in the real world.Motoko Kakubayashi
Press Officer - Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, University of Tokyo
Master of Science (Physics)
My lifelong goal to become a veterinarian led me on the journey of a lifetime, to Massey University vet school in New Zealand.Ren Garcia
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
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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.