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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Geography)

Key facts

  • Available at Manawatū
  • Available via Distance Learning

Take your study of geography to the next level

With Massey’s Bachelor of Arts with Honours (Geography) you can take your study of geography further.

Find out more about the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) parent structure.

What is it like?

Geography prepares you to be a thoughtful and knowledgeable local and global citizen. You’ll develop important career skills in research, spatial analysis and evidence-based examination of the pressing issues facing New Zealand and the world today.

Learn from a range of teaching methods

With Massey’s BA Honours (Geography) you can investigate topics such as urbanisation, state restructuring, globalisation, geopolitics, agrifood, resource management and consumption. Your courses will help you gain a global perspective drawing from international case studies and examples, while maintaining a particular focus on New Zealand’s place in a changing world.

A good fit if you:

  • Want to stand out in a crowded marketplace
  • Are keen to follow your intellectual curiosity and develop your research skills
  • Would like to investigate an issue in geography through independent, supervised research


With a BA Honours (Geography) you can choose from a wide range of careers including:

  • Conservation and environmental research
  • Energy development
  • Resource management
  • Forestry
  • Public service
  • International development and diplomacy
  • Local and regional councils
  • Business and market research
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Journalism

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