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Most popular courses

Massey University offers thousands of courses.  Here are the twenty most popular courses taken on each of our campuses by study abroad and inbound exchange students over the last three years.

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148.141 A History of New Zealand's Peoples
175.101 Psychology as a Social Science
196.327 Marine Mammalogy
145.111 Society, Environment and Place
199.330 Ornithology
196.205 Ecology and Conservation
230.110 Tūrangawaewae: Identity & Belonging in Aotearoa NZ
125.220 Financial Institutions and Markets
115.212 Fundamentals of Leadership and Teamwork
115.112 Accounting for Business
156.231 Strategic Marketing Management
146.211 Systems of Healing
178.360 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
115.114 Finance Fundamentals
271.150 Introduction to Communication Disorders
201.113 Greek Mythology
152.261 International Business
175.205 Brain and Behaviour
152.252 Project Management
152.355 Sustainability Issues, Challenges and Responses

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146.101 Introductory Social Anthropology
117.371 Animal Production
117.344 Animal Growth and Meat Production
131.121 Rich World, Poor World
150.114 He Tirohanga o Mua: Māori Custom, Lore and Economics
124.327 Modern Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics
117.371 Animal Production
148.246 Iwi History
300.110 Te Reo Whakahoahoa: Socialising in Te Reo
199.211 Invertebrate Zoology
190.340 Contemporary Issues in Aviation Security
178.100 Principles of Economic Policy
125.330 Advanced Business Finance
178.201 Intermediate Microeconomics
286.251 Equine Behaviour, Training and Welfare
200.261 World Politics
178.100 Principles of Economic Policy
148.243 The Sixties: Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll?
132.111 Oranga Taiao, Oranga Tangata: Planning and the Environment
156.237 Marketing Communication and Advertising

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198.357 Design Studio IIIA (Industrial)
115.116 Introduction to Marketing
154.101 Introduction to Media Studies
221.100 Photography as an Agent of Change
222.347 Editorial Design
219.312 Risk and Crisis Communication
139.223 Creative Processes
139.133 Creative Communication
198.358 Design Studio IIIB (Industrial)
219.209 Public Relations Practice
289.103 Introduction to Computer Animation
213.154 Contemporary Drawing
154.202 Advertising and Consumer Society
221.221 Photography and Digital Practices I
222.104 Printmaking
222.215 Brand Communication
154.203 Popular Culture and the Media
213.150 Painting
197.119 Coding for Creative Practice
213.155 Drawing the Body I