Skip to Content
New information following the change in COVID-19 alert levels. massey.ac.nz/coronavirus
30 credit Research Reports should not exceed 10,000 words of text, excluding appendices, and bibliographies.
60 credit Research Reports should not exceed 20,000 words of text, excluding appendices, and bibliographies.
90 credit Theses should not exceed 30,000 words of text, excluding appendices, and bibliographies.
The thesis should demonstrate your intellectual independence through a document of publishable quality which provides the following:
Although theses may differ in structure, methods and format between disciplines and subjects, your thesis should include detailed consideration of relevant literature and methodologies. Results should be critically analysed with regard to previous research and coherent conclusions made which relate to the objectives of the research. Regardless of the nature of the results, a masters thesis should be well written, with careful argument and referencing so as to justify your methods and conclusions.
Page authorised by Director, Student Administration
Last updated on Monday 14 May 2018