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With Massey’s Master of Arts (Psychology) you can build on your undergraduate interests and develop your research skills.
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With a Massey Master of Arts (Psychology) you’ll further explore the thoughts, feelings and actions of individuals and groups in social and cultural contexts. Studying psychology will help you make sense of the human impact on the world. This is your opportunity to take an issue in psychology that grabbed your attention during your undergraduate studies and develop it further.
Massey graduates more researchers and clinical psychologists than any other university in New Zealand. We’re connected to a wide range of community and statutory organisations, and produce unique and applied psychology research and training that’s recognised nationally and internationally. This expertise enhances the reputation of your degree and ensures your knowledge is relevant to today’s society.
The Master of Arts has reduced from 240 to 180 credits. This means you can now complete an MA in three semesters of full-time study. If you study part-time, an MA will normally take three years to complete.
Massey is ranked in the world’s top 300 universities for psychology by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking.
The knowledge of human behaviour and interactions that you’ll gain from a Master of Arts (Psychology) will be useful in many careers including:
If you want to be a registered psychologist, you can explore your qualification options in our psychology pathways tool.
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