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Study sciences

Massey University offers world-leading and unique programmes across our sciences specialities. Find out more about study programmes in your area of interest


Professional development and short courses

Massey University offers a variety of short courses and professional development-related qualifications that are particularly targeted at increasing the skill level of those in the workforce. These bring the latest research and industry developments to your learning, making it relevant, timely and immediately applicable.

Professional development and short courses


Open days

Open Days at Massey University are your chance to explore your future options. They give you an insight into study areas, accommodation, student life and more.

They are usually held around August.

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English language

If you need help with your English language skills before you start university, we have a number of courses that can help.

International students

If you are coming to New Zealand to study as an international student, Massey University has comprehensive support networks and information to help you make the transition to studying and living in New Zealand. Find out more about accommodation, fees and programmes available to international students.

International students

Opportunities for students

Industry experience

As part of your study you may be able to work on an industry project, with one of our industry partners. Subjects like food technology, engineering, construction and computer science all have 'capstone' (final year) projects with industry and there are opportunities to build industry relationships throughout your study. Explore the area you are interested in to find out more.

Explore sciences

Massey Clubs

Massey has many different student clubs you can join, from conservation groups to the Massey Young Farmers club, the largest Young Farmers Club in New Zealand.

Massey clubs
Massey Young Farmers facebook page

Student exchange

As a Massey student you may be able to spend some time studying at a university overseas which will still count towards your degree. We have world-class partner universities in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australia. Student exchange is a reciprocal programme so the number of places available for each partner university is determined by the number of Massey students going on exchange to that university.

Study abroad

If you are currently studying overseas but would like to come and 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 Abroad



There are a number of scholarships open to you if you wish to study sciences at Massey. These scholarships can help financially towards the cost of your study.

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Postgraduate and PhD study

If you are interested in postgraduate study there are a number of scholarships available in this area too, including PhD graduate jobs and project-specific scholarships. Find out more on our postgraduate study page.

Postgraduate study

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Application due dates

Find out more about Massey University's general application due dates. For specific programme information search for your programme and look at the planning information.

Application due date
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University life

Find out what university is like, services, accommodation and how to apply. Our sciences teaching takes place on the Auckland and Manawatū campuses with some distance learning (teaching that takes place online only).

University life
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Distance learning

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