Key statistics Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio 12,600 5,250 29% 15:7 Massey University is a university based in ??lm?rst?n N?rth, N?w Z??l?nd, with significant campuses in ?lb?ny and Wellington. Massey University is distinctive amongst New Zealand universities because of its ability to deliver research-led teaching and research training on three campuses in Auckland, Manawatu, and Wellington. Massey University has approximately 35,000 students, 17,000 of whom are extramural or distance-learning students, making it New Zealand's second largest university when not counting international students. The student body has a high percentage of international students coming from over 100 countries. It is the only university in New Zealand to offer courses on aviation, dispute resolution, veterinary medicine, and nanoscience. Each campus plays host to a thriving student association with many varying activities across the them. This includes a radio station, a student magazine and student-organised political and cultural events. Massey has strong links with industry and commerce contributing to economic development as exemplified by their teaching and research in applied areas such as veterinary medicine, food technology, information sciences, engineering technology, agriculture, finance, marketing and accountancy. International students who come to Massey find a warm, friendly place to study and an intellectual climate in which they are encouraged to excel. The Massey philosophy is to help students prepare for career challenges in today, with programmes that are relevant, innovative and flexible. NOTABLE ALUMINI: • Steven Joyce (BSc, zoology) • Sir Lockwood Smith (BAgSci and MAgSci) • Jo Aleh – world champion and Olympic champion sailor • Nathan Cohen – world champion and Olympic champion rower • Rico Gear (Rugby union) • Scott Talbot-Cameron – swimmer • Farah Palmer (Black Ferns) • Kay Cohen – fashion designer • Robert Holmes à Court – businessman (BAgSci, forestry) • Alan Kirton – agricultural scientist (BAgrSc and MAgSc) • Ross McEwan – banker, CEO of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group
Undergraduate Level 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) Postgraduate Level 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
Undergraduate academic entrance requirements All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) or Indian School Certificate (ISC) Year 12 with an overall average of 75% and a minimum of 60% in English Graduate Diplomas Admission to a Graduate Diploma requires successful completion of a three year diploma or undergraduate degree from a recognised tertiary institution. Postgraduate academic entrance requirements Masters, postgraduate diplomas and postgraduate certificates An appropriate undergraduate degree from a recognised tertiary institution is required Doctorate degrees (PhD) The equivalent or better of a relevant Bachelor's (Hons) or Master's Degree with First or Second Class Honours, Division 1 (B+ and above) with sufficient prior experience of independent research at postgraduate level
The university provides a safe and supportive living environment in which you can realise your academic potential. Whether you want to live on or off campus, fully or self catered, they can help you find the right accommodation so you can enjoy your university experience. The student accommodation gives you a sense of community in which you can make lifelong friends from New Zealand and around the world. All international students under the age of 18 must live in Massey approved homestay, designated caregiver accommodation or with their parents. > male or female only options and cater for some special dietary requirements also available. > On campus and off campus options are available. AUCKLAND > First and only five star Qualmark Accredited student accommodation in New Zealand > Halls of residence: full or part-catered (18-23 years) > 4-5 bedroom apartments: meals not provided (21+ years) > Studio units: meals not provided (25+ years) PALMERSTON NORTH > Units for individuals, couples or families: meals not provided > Halls of residence: catered and self-catered options, with meal plans to choose from WELLINGTON > Shared apartments: meals not provided > 3-5 bedroom apartments and studios: meals not provided HOMESTAY Homestay accommodation is when a student lives with a local family in the family's home. Homestay is very popular for international students and short course participants because this environment gives them the opportunity to practice English and learn about New Zealand culture in a safe and supportive environment.
Undergraduate scholarships Massey University Creative Arts International Excellence Scholarship This is open to students who have demonstrated academic excellence in Creative Arts subjects while studying in New Zealand or abroad. The Scholarship is tenable in any of the following College of Creative Arts programmes: 1. Bachelor of Design (Hons) 2. Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) 3. Bachelor of Ma¯ori Visual Arts 4. Bachelor of Creative Media Production 5. Bachelor of Commercial Music Each Scholarship is valued at NZD $20,000 for a 4-year degree or NZD $15,000 for a 3-year degree. Massey Business School International Student Study Awards (both Undergraduate and Postgraduate) The Massey Business School International Student Study Award (“the Award”) is for top-achieving new international students enrolling in full-time business programmes at either the Palmerston North or Wellington Campuses at Massey University. The award will be based on Academic merit at the discretion of the selection committee. The award may be awarded annually, and will be to the value of $5,000 per 120 credits enrolled, for up to the total credit value of the programme: • Undergraduate Programme maximum $15,000 • Postgraduate Programme maximum $10,000 Postgraduate scholarships Massey University Doctoral Scholarship Doctoral Scholarships are awarded through the colleges, and scholarship applicants need to contact the relevant postgraduate coordinator in the college. New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships (NZIDRS) New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships provide financial support for postgraduate students seeking doctoral degrees by research in New Zealand universities. Up to ten scholarships are awarded annually. These scholarships are funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by the Education New Zealand Trust. Commonwealth Scholarships These are offered to students from other parts of the Commonwealth under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan. The scholarships aim to provide opportunities for students to pursue advanced courses or undertake research at a university in New Zealand. Candidates are required to be Commonwealth citizens or British protected persons and must have graduated from an institution in their own country. See further details about Commonwealth scholarships. More scholarships View more scholarships for studying in New Zealand on studyinnewzealand.govt.nz