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Explore the humanities and social sciences programmes you can study as an international student at Massey University.
If you need help with your English language skills before you start university, we have courses that can help.
The International Excellence scholarship is offered to new, full fee-paying, international students to study humanities and social sciences. The scholarship is applicable to any of the humanities and social sciences programmes (excluding PhD) offered at the Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington campuses.
Planning at Massey is accredited by the New Zealand Planning Institute.
Massey has a 5+ stars rating in the QS World University Rankings 2019
Massey is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 200 universities for communication and media studies. QS is an organisation that ranks universities worldwide in various topics.
Massey is ranked in the world's top 100 universities for development studies in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
Massey is ranked in the world's top 150 universities for education in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
Massey is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 200 universities for geography. QS is an organisation that ranks universities worldwide in various topics.
Massey is ranked in the world's top 300 universities for psychology by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
Massey is ranked in the world's top 250 universities for sociology by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
The Master of Analytics and its majors are sponsored by the world’s leading business analytics software provider - SAS. That means that upon completion of these degrees you will receive the globally recognised SAS certification. This agreement was the first of its kind with a New Zealand university.
Massey is the first university in the Southern Hemisphere to partner in a UNESCO UNITWIN initiative: the Global Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education.
Coming to study at Massey University was one of the best decisions I have ever made.Haolun Xu
Bachelor of Arts (Politics)
The value that development studies brought to my law practice is a testament to the significant impact that Massey instilled in my professional life.Melanie Pimentel
Master of Philosophy in Development Studies
Massey has a friendly environment and the best professors.Parussaya Kiatkheeree
Doctor of Philosophy
Studying my PhD in New Zealand has been the best experience. The Massey Institute of Education has a strong reputation among New Zealand universities.Paweena Chatsungnoen
Doctor of Philosophy
Academic staff are internationally renowned for their great expertise in various leading-edge research fields.Ta Thi Tam Ha
Master of International Development
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Every year Massey welcomes 5000 international students from 100 countries. Find out more about studying at Massey as an international student.