Academic strategy

The choices made with regard to the composition of the academic offer and the context within which it is delivered are essential elements that define the nature of the University.

The Academic Strategy team support the Assistant Vice Chancellor Research Academic and Enterprise, the Academic Board and its sub-committees, the College Pro Vice-Chancellors and the academic staff of Massey University to explore matters such as: Academic strategy diagram

  • Academic portfolio
  • Teaching-research nexus
  • Student learning experience
  • Curriculum architecture
  • Qualification performance
  • Academic policy
  • Co-curricular opportunities
  • Defining characteristics

Academic Policy

There are three primary policies in the academic sphere, which are supported by procedures, guidelines, frameworks, and best practice approaches:

  • Massey University Qualifications Policy
  • Equivalence Policy
  • Equity of Access to Educational Opportunities Policy

Strategic Initiatives we support

  • Curriculum Management System
  • Academic Profile Taskforce
  • Kahurei; Employability Working Party
  • Defining characteristics of Massey University qualifications
  • Teaching-research nexus
  • Graduate profiles
  • SMSi; Academic Design Authority Project Team
  • Qualifications Framework resource development
  • Student Success Strategy Working Party

Recent Publications

  • Enrolments by Qualification (AC16/04/83)
  • Assessing the Massey University Academic Offer (AC16/05/104)
  • Teaching Research Nexus (SLT12.2)
  • Contribution to Massey University response to Productivity Commission draft report on New Models of Tertiary Education (SLT WH 21/11/16)


We are currently consulting on the following proposals and policies:

  • Equivalence Policy
  • Delivery Models
  • Qualifications Policy and Framework (including Assessment Strategy, Policies, and Guidelines)
  • Policy Relating to Paper Information and Study Resources

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