Massey University of New Zealand - Your 2018 International Prospectus
YOUR 2018 INTERNATIONAL PROSPECTUS RANKED IN THE TOP 1.2% IN THE WORLD SOURCE: 2018 QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS
CONTENTS UPDATED FEBRUARY 2017 Please note: The information contained in this publication is indicative of the fees and offerings available in 2018. This information is subject to change. While all reasonable efforts have been made to ensure listed programmes are offered and regulations and fees are up to date, the University reserves the right to change the content or method of presentation, or to withdraw any qualification or part thereof, annually increase fees or impose limitations on enrolments.
For the most up to date information please go to massey.ac.nz/international CREDIT: MILES HOLDEN 12 SHORT COURSES, STUDY TOURS AND STUDY ABROAD 13 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT 14 LIVING COSTS 15 PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 26 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 27 ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS BY COUNTRY 29 HOW TO APPLY / GLOSSARY 01 WELCOME 02 OUR CITIES 03 OUR CAMPUSES 04 INTERNATIONAL AND NEW ZEALAND ACCREDITATIONS 05 WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH 06 ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE 07 WORLD-LEADING SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTES 08 EXPERTISE ACROSS FIVE COLLEGES 09 WELL SUPPORTED ACCOMMODATION 10 STUDY ONLINE FROM YOUR COUNTRY 11 FOUNDATION AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE PATHWAYS
WELCOME Massey has a long, proud tradition of teaching and research excellence. Its heritage, geographic spread over three major cities, range of programmes and the flexibility of its distance teaching all mean it offers students from around the world the ability to tailor their study to meet their needs and at the same time connect closely with industry, professional organisations and local communities. When we describe Massey University as New Zealand’s “defining” university we mean it epitomises the creativity, innovation and connectedness our nation is renowned for.
Massey has more than 4300 international students each year from 100 countries.
It delivers teaching programmes in seven other countries through Massey University Worldwide, and has international teaching partnerships with tertiary institutions in 15 nations. We recognise that choosing to leave your own country in order to achieve academic qualifications is a life-changing decision. I warmly invite you to be part of our diverse and stimulating student community. Professor Jan Thomas @ProfJanThomas OUR QUACQUARELLI SYMONDS (QS) RANKINGS INCLUDE: > > Five star rating across nine categories > > Top three percent of universities in the world > > Top 300 in the world for graduate employability > > Total of twenty subjects ranked in the top 300 in the world COLLEGE OF CREATIVE ARTS > > Arts & Design – Top 100 COLLEGE OF HEALTH > > Nursing – Top 100 COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES > > Development Studies – Top 100 > > Education – Top 150 > > Geography – Top 200 > > Linguistics – Top 300 > > Psychology – Top 250 > > Sociology – Top 250 MASSEY BUSINESS SCHOOL > > Accounting & Finance – Top 150 > > Business & Management Studies – Top 250 > > Economics & Econometrics – Top 250 COLLEGE OF SCIENCE > > Agriculture and Forestry – 27th > > Biological Sciences – Top 300 > > Chemistry – Top 500 > > Chemical Engineering – Top 250 > > Computer Science and Information Systems – Top 400 > > Electrical Engineering – Top 400 > > Environmental Sciences – Top 250 > > Mathematics – Top 300 > > Statistics and Operational Research – Top 200 > > Veterinary Science – 23rd A GRADUATE’S PERSPECTIVE n n XITAO HU (HUGO), China MasterofCommunicationManagement,PalmerstonNorthcampus “ChoosingtostudyatMasseywasoneofthebestdecisionsIhave evermade.ThecampusinPalmerstonNorthisquiet,greenand beautiful,providingapeacefulenvironment.WhenIfirstarrived there,Iwasgivenawarmwelcomebyallthestaffandlecturers fromtheSchoolofCommunication,JournalismandMarketing.The lecturersareveryniceandapproachable,andthestaffarealsovery friendlyandresponsivetotheneedsofstudents.Ireallyappreciate thekindassistanceandsupporttheyofferedtome,whichtaughtme howtobetterserveinternationalstudentsinmyjobasaCustomer ServiceManagerinaninternationaleducationcompany.” According to the QS world university rankings, Massey University has the highest graduate employment rate in New Zealand, and is ranked 22nd in the world.
2 WELLINGTON CITY > > New Zealand's capital city and the home of our government > > Ranked the most liveable city in the world according to the Quality of Life survey by Deutsche Bank > > Compact and set between a magnificent harbour and green hills > > Lots of shops, galleries, restaurants and nightlife within walking distance > > Beautiful beaches, mountain biking, walking tracks and a wildlife sanctuary PALMERSTON NORTH CITY > > Affordable accommodation and living with free buses for students > > A young person's city - a third of its population are aged 15 to 30 years old > > Compact, friendly and accessible > > Plenty of cafés and restaurants, a multiplex cinema, live theatre and music, indoor/outdoor swimming pools, shopping and an airport > > Awarded the Safe City Accreditation by the World Health Organisation AUCKLAND CITY > > An international city of 1.4 million people > > A diverse, multi-cultural population > > Built around a stunning harbour with world-class facilities > > Hosts major sporting events, festivals and concerts OUR CITIES CREDIT: CHRIS McLENNAN CREDIT: CEDA IMAGES VIA WELLINGTONNZ.COM IMAGES VIA WELLINGTONNZ.COM CREDIT: CEDA CREDIT: CHRIS McLENNAN AUCKLAND WELLINGTON PALMERSTON NORTH
OUR CAMPUSES AUCKLAND > > A beautiful campus with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities > > A culture that fosters innovation through strong connections with industry, including an on-site business incubator > > High quality academic programmes taught by world-class researchers and teachers, including four Distinguished Professors in sciences and humanities and social sciences, and a Professor ranked amongst the world’s top 10 marketing researchers > > 5-star rated student accommodation on-site massey.ac.nz/auckland PALMERSTON NORTH > > An international campus with staff and students from over 80 countries > > World class academic programmes, teachers and researchers > > Specialities including Veterinary Science, Agriculture and Aviation > > Great sporting facilities, a state-of-the-art food plant and farms > > On the doorstep of the great outdoors with transport links to the rest of New Zealand and the world > > Free buses to the student friendly city shops and cafes massey.ac.nz/manawatu WELLINGTON > > A friendly, vibrant and creative place > > Home to New Zealand’s most distinguished School of Design > > World-class research centres for public health, sleep, Māori health, disaster research, and tertiary teaching excellence.
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4 INTERNATIONAL AND NEW ZEALAND ACCREDITATIONS College of Creative Arts > > National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) - the first art and design school outside of North America to be awarded ‘Substantial equivalency’ by the US accreditation body > > Ranked 2nd in the Asia-Pacific by the global design award agency Red Dot for design concepts > > The Fab Lab is Australasia’s first digital fabrication laboratory affiliated to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States College of Health > > Asia Pacific Association for Social Work Education (APASWE) > > International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) > > Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (UK) > > Nursing Council of NZ > > New Zealand Dietitians Board > > Social Workers Registration Board College of Humanities and Social Sciences > > New Zealand Planning Institute > > New Zealand Psychologists' Board > > Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand > > New Zealand Speech Language Therapists Association College of Sciences > > American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) > > Australasian Veterinary Boards Council > > Canadian Veterinary Medical Association > > Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport > > Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) > > Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand > > Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) > > Institute of Food Technologists, USA > > Institute of IT Professionals NZ (IITP) > > NZ Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NZIQS) > > Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors > > Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons > > The Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) > > The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) > > The Washington Accord for Engineering through the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) Massey Business School > > Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) > > Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand > > Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS) > > Association of MBAs (AMBA) > > Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) benchmarks Massey University in the top two percent of global business colleges > > Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand > > Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA) Program Partner > > Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) > > Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand > > CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants) > > Institute of Financial Advisors > > Property Institute of New Zealand > > Real Estate Institute of New Zealand > > Royal Aeronautical Society > > The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) > > SAS certification > > Valuers Registration Board Accredited course
WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH Massey University has a reputation for excellence in innovation and the creation of new knowledge. Our research spans discovery, commercialisation, scholarship and the production of creative works and is inclusive of both professional and clinical practice. We have an unrivalled record of research excellence in subject areas vital to New Zealand’s society and economy, including agricultural and animal sciences, and reaching back almost 50 years and more than 130 years’ in the creative arts. Our recognised areas of research strength are veterinary science, land and food-based research, nursing and public health, key areas of the social sciences and creative arts and design.
At Massey, we define ‘excellence’ to mean best practice and we value both pure and applied research. We are distinguished by our focus on solving ‘wicked problems’ and contemporary societal challenges, in addition to maintaining our commitment to fundamental knowledge discovery. This dual focus, along with our unwavering responsibility to build a better New Zealand, differentiates Massey from other New Zealand universities. This real-world approach to our research informs our teaching and postgraduate supervision and our broad academic offering provides students with opportunities to work alongside practitioners and industry partners.
Through this wide and ambitious portfolio of research capability, Massey is connected with research institutions, industry and businesses around New Zealand and the globe. Examples of our recent research include: > > Massey Business School – Massey University research is helping to create a brighter employment future and better economic prospects for Nauru and other South Pacific nations. > > The College of Creative Arts – Researchers and graduates working in partnership with the public sector are applying the principles and methodologies of design to improve local and central government services.
The College of Health – We are working in partnership to create genuine collaboration between researchers, social services agencies and government departments in transforming the delivery of social services to New Zealand teenagers, thereby ensuring that young people seeking health services will achieve better outcomes. > > The College of Humanities and Social Sciences – We are investigating culturally responsive teaching methods to lift student achievement in mathematics in low-decile schools.
The College of Sciences – Massey food technologists are creating novel food ingredients that enhance existing food products, with a side benefit of trimming waistlines.
PHD FEES Please note: currently, international students pay the same fees as New Zealand students for PhD study. massey.ac.nz/graduateresearchschool 5
6 COLLEGE OF SCIENCES Professor Benoit Guieysse School of Engineering and Advanced Technology Professor Guieysse is an expert in environmental and chemical engineering who is developing bioprocesses for wastewater treatment and waste valorisation. His research has generated new fundamental knowledge and mathematical tools for process optimisation in algal biotechnology. He is a member of the Management Committee of the Chemical Industries group of the International Water Association and frequently reviews grant applications for various research agencies (USA, Singapore, Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Canada) and consults for local councils and companies.
His research programmes have been in New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden and France and he continues to supervise Master and PhD students.
COLLEGE OF CREATIVE ARTS Associate Professor Andre Ktori Head of School, Te Rewa O Puanga - the School of Music and Creative Media Production Working in music, media and design for over 30 years, Associate Professor Andre Ktori is best known for his work in interactive music. He founded the London based interactive music collective AudioRom, creating enhanced interactive music CDs such as ShiftControl. Ktori is a BAFTA, Milia d’Or and Millennium Product award winner and has exhibited internationally at The Tate Britain, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Musée du Louvre, ISEA and Fuse.
Ktori has worked in convergence media developing cross-platform opportunities for organisations such as the BBC, Sky, Open, V2 and Nokia, predominantly in sound and music. His current research at Massey is in design and composition for generative, interactive and reactive music application.
COLLEGE OF HEALTH Professor Philippa Gander Director of the Sleep/Wake Centre Philippa established the Sleep/Wake Research Centre in Wellington in 1998. Her original research training was in chronobiology. Following a Senior Fulbright Fellowship at Harvard Medical School, she joined the Fatigue Countermeasures Program at NASA, working on field studies of pilot fatigue in different aviation operations and on mathematical modeling of the human sleep/ wake cycle. Philippa has a particular interest in advancing and applying scientific knowledge to develop solutions to the health and safety challenges generated by current trends to restrict sleep and increase 24/7 work and entertainment.
Professor Gander was made an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to the study of sleep and fatigue. ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Professor Glenda Anthony Co-director of the Centre of Excellence for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME) Professor Anthony uses her portfolio of research to support teachers to learn the work of ambitious mathematics teaching.
A Fulbright-Harkness Fellowship (2011) enabled her to collaborate with researchers in the United States. Her research programme works towards an agenda of improvement for maths learners—be it through recruiting and preparing quality teachers, understanding quality teaching, and understanding mathematics learning and learners. She frequently works with teachers, and regards the task of taking research ideas and making them more accessible to the audiences who might use them as a key responsibility. Her contribution to the mathematics education research was recognised with the award of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Career Research Medal (2013).
MASSEY BUSINESS SCHOOL Professor Harald Van Heerde Research Professor Professor Harald van Heerde is considered one of the world’s leading marketing scientists. Originally from the Netherlands, he earned his PhD in Economics at the University of Groningen. He has been placed in the top ten in the world for marketing research by the American Marketing Association (AMA). In his research, Harald uses econometric models to improve marketing decision making. His expertise includes the measurement of advertising, price and sales promotion effects, loyalty programmes, marketing mix strategies to build brands, and retail assortment optimisation.
Van Heerde is an Associate Editor at Journal of Marketing Research and at Marketing Science. He serves on the editorial boards of International Journal of Research in Marketing and the Journal of Marketing.
WORLD-LEADING SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTES Massey’s teaching and research departments are divided into five colleges; Massey Business School, College of Creative Arts, College of Health, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and College of Sciences. They offer courses in a wide range of subject areas across our three campuses in the North Island of New Zealand as well as online.
College research teams and individuals continue in Massey's proud tradition of research that contributes to economic prosperity and social wellbeing around the globe. SCHOOL OF AVIATION Our School of Aviation offers New Zealand's only university qualifications in aviation which include both a unique professional aviation degree incorporating flight training, as well as aviation management degrees to postgraduate level. aviation.massey.ac.nz INSTITUTE OF VETERINARY, ANIMAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking, our veterinary school has been ranked fourth in the world by employers, while our veterinary science programme is ranked 23rd in the world.
Our students benefit from internationally-recognised leadership in veterinary and animal science.
ivabs.massey.ac.nz SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY Our real-world food technology and engineering programmes are accredited by the Washington Accord through the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ). seat.massey.ac.nz INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION The institute aims to address the big educational issues of our time and our professional education courses are ranked by QS among the top 150 universities in the world. massey.ac.nz/education INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT Massey is ranked 27th in the world and first in New Zealand for agriculture according to the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) rankings.
Our proud record dates back to 1927 when we offered New Zealand’s first degrees in agriculture and horticulture. As a student, you will benefit from our internationally-recognised capability and leadership in this area. massey.ac.nz/ag-env 7
8 EXPERTISE ACROSS FIVE COLLEGES MASSEY BUSINESS SCHOOL Our business school sits in the top two percent of business schools globally and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Our programmes are endorsed by national and international bodies and professional organisations such as CIMA, ACCA, SAS and CFA. We have New Zealand’s first and only Trading Room enabling students to trade in real dollars on the New Zealand stock exchange. In business, the University’s ranking and the QS ranking for management and business studies - top 250, accounting and finance - top 150, economics and econometrics - top 250, and finance and economics - 250, are standout validators.
business.massey.ac.nz COLLEGE OF CREATIVE ARTS The College is ranked in the Top 100 Art and Design schools in the world by QS and is the best art and design school in Wellington. It is ranked 2nd in the Asia Pacific for design concept by Red Dot and leads New Zealand in design and visual arts research. In 2012, the College was granted ‘substantial equivalency’ by NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design) in the United States. Established in 1886, the College offers undergraduate degrees in design, fine art, Māori visual arts, creative media production and commercial music. At postgraduate level, the College offers a research-focused Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts, and PhD programme.
creative.massey.ac.nz COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES The college encompasses the study of humans, including the origins and character of diverse cultures, the distinctive foundations of New Zealand society, the organisation and nature of our communities, and the social, political and creative influences shaping human behaviour and cultures globally. Study programmes focus on people, beliefs, languages and literature, emergency management, security, education and wellbeing, as well as the physical and social environments in which we live. humsocsci.massey.ac.nz COLLEGE OF SCIENCES Massey is world leading in agriculture, 27th in the world university Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject rankings.
The University also hosts New Zealand’s only veterinary school. Graduates are highly regarded in fundamental sciences, information, computer and mathematical sciences, and natural and environmental sciences. Engineering and food technology graduates are known for their hands-on practical learning and are in demand around the world. sciences.massey.ac.nz COLLEGE OF HEALTH We deliver world-class expertise, producing transformative new solutions and health professionals to tackle the emerging global health challenges of the 21st century. Our four collaborative schools offer programmes in nursing, human nutrition and dietetics, physiology, population health and policy, sport and exercise, health science, social work, environmental and occupational health, disability and rehabilitation studies.
Our research centres specialise in public health, addiction, food and nutrition, sleep, healthy child and youth development, Māori health and development, and health workforce planning. health.massey.ac.nz
We provide 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, we can help you find the right accommodation so you can enjoy your university experience. Our student accommodation gives you a sense of community in which you can make lifelong friends from New Zealand and around the world. SUPPORT We care about your health and wellbeing and provide 24-hour support. All of our on campus accommodation has Residential Assistants living on-site whose role is to provide a supportive residential community.
There is also a varied residential life programme that focuses on community wellbeing and academic support that runs throughout the year including beach trips, horse riding and lots of other fun and exciting activities. > > All international students under the age of 18 must live in Masseyapproved homestay, designated caregiver accommodation or with their parents.
We try to offer male or female only options and cater for some special dietary requirements. > > On campus and off campus options are available. accommodation.massey.ac.nz WELL SUPPORTED ACCOMMODATION 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.
All Massey University approved homestay accommodation is compliant with the The Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice. homestay.ac.nz 9
10 Massey University is a leader in online and borderless education. More than 330,000 people from all over the world have studied via distance with us. STUDY FROM HOME Our online programmes can all be studied fully online – you don’t need to travel to New Zealand. Studying online allows you to achieve your educational dreams while you are working, training or raising a family. Your studies can fit around the rest of your life.
Watch lectures or read materials wherever are and whenever it suits your schedule.
HELPFUL SUPPORT The key to studying online is having strategies and support people in place to help with challenges that may arise. With Massey University you are not studying alone! Our team have created a support service for our students living around the world. We're here to help you when you need advice. FEES International students studying outside of New Zealand do not need to pay New Zealand tax. This means that the prices you will pay are approximately 15% less than those advertised in this prospectus. View all our online programmes at massey.ac.nz/borderless STUDY ONLINE FROM YOUR COUNTRY A GRADUATE’S PERSPECTIVE n n LKHAGVASUREN TOGTOKHBAYAR, Master of Aviation Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia "GraduatingfromMasseyUniversitywithaPostgraduateDiploma inAviationwithDistinctionin2012andwithaMasterofAviation withMeritin2013wasaboostinmyprofessionalcareerandasa resultIhavebeenappointedasDirectorGeneraloftheCivilAviation AuthorityofMongolia,whichisoneofonly28ImplementingAgencies oftheGovernmentofMongolia."
FOUNDATION PATHWAYS We offer a range of courses to help you prepare for university and develop your academic study skills. Our pre-degree foundation qualifications will enable you to meet the academic and English language entry requirements for admission to university. Programmes are delivered in New Zealand, online, and with partners offshore. See information on the Certificate in Foundation Studies (two semesters) and Certificate of University Preparation (one semester) on page 13. DEEP (DIRECT ENTRY ENGLISH PATHWAYS) The Direct Entry English Pathways (DEEP) assist you to meet the university’s academic English language requirements and to develop the study and research skills required for your chosen programme of study at foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate level.
For more information or to apply, please visit: uniprep.massey.ac.nz or contact us at email@example.com INTENSIVE ENGLISH Whether you are preparing for university study, or improving your English for personal or professional purposes, Intensive English is suitable for you. For more information or to apply, please visit: english.massey.ac.nz or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org FOUNDATION AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE PATHWAYS 11
12 SHORT COURSES AND STUDY TOURS FOR INTERNATIONAL GROUPS We can customise study tours, delegations, immersion courses and other study visits to meet your group’s specific learning objectives.
A programme can be tailored to suit any subject, interest and number of participants. The format can be flexible, and of any duration, with the option of face-toface or online delivery. Build knowledge and make connections in your academic specialty while enjoying the beautiful landscape, activities and unique culture that New Zealand has to offer. For more information, please visit: shortcourse.ac.nz or contact us at email@example.com STUDY ABROAD & STUDENT EXCHANGE Studying at one of Massey’s three campuses is a great way to experience the Kiwi lifestyle, explore our beautiful country, and make new friends, all while gaining academic credit toward your degree.
National Expedition and Internship - Massey offers a customised study abroad experience that takes place over the Northern Hemisphere summer. This programme combines a two week national expedition and a four week internship in a local business or organisation. > > Global Student Athlete enables male and female student-athletes to combine international coaching and training with one or two semesters of overseas study. > > Internships, Fieldwork and Field Study opportunities exist across a wide range of subjects on all three Massey campuses. > > massey.ac.nz/studyabroad > > As an international student, you are also eligible to participate in our student exchange programme and can therefore choose to study for one or two semesters of your degree at over 200 institutions in more than 25 countries.
massey.ac.nz/studentexchange SHORT COURSES, STUDY TOURS AND STUDY ABROAD CREDIT: MILES HOLDEN
Our International Student Support teams are here to help you succeed academically and personally throughout your studies. We can help with accommodation, insurance and visa arrangements. We can help with arrangements for getting here and we run an orientation programme to help you settle in. There are a range of support services: > > Academic support – each campus has a teaching and learning centre where you can get help with anything relating to your studies.
Health - we have health and counselling centres on all three of our campuses. > > Clubs and societies – we have over 100 student-run clubs where you can meet, have fun and make new friends.
isso.massey.ac.nz AUCKLAND Phone: +64 9 414 0800 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org PALMERSTON NORTH Phone: +64 6 951 7787 Email: email@example.com WELLINGTON Phone: +64 4 801 5799 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org STUDY SUPPORT The Centre for Teaching and Learning exists to help you develop good study practices and examination skills. They offer regular workshops as well as individual consultants. learning.massey.ac.nz THE EDUCATION (PASTORAL CARE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS) CODE OF PRACTICE 2016 The Ministry of Education has established a comprehensive Code of Practice for the pastoral care of international students.
Massey University is bound by this Code. Copies of the Code are available from the NZQA website at nzqa.govt.nz ELIGIBILITY FOR HEALTH SERVICES Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health, and can be viewed on their website at moh.govt.nz IMMIGRATION Full details of immigration requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available from Immigration New Zealand, and can be viewed on their website at immigration.govt.nz RECREATION Massey is committed to ensuring an active, enriching campus life and has excellent facilities on each of our campuses as well as associations and clubs to meet the needs of the student community.
recreation.massey.ac.nz ACCIDENT INSURANCE The Accident Compensation Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents, and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at acc.co.nz MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE International students (including group students) must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while in New Zealand. Our preferred provider is Studentsafe studentassist.co.nz STUDY AND WORK IN NEW ZEALAND New Zealand Immigration provides options for students to work while studying.
Depending on your area of study, you may also have the opportunity to stay and work in New Zealand for up to four years, and possibly even gain residence nzstudywork.immigration.govt.nz INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT 13
14 If you are entering on a student visa then Immigration New Zealand requires you to have NZ$15,000 available in addition to your course fees for each year you’ll be studying in New Zealand, plus an additional NZ$2,000 to cover a return ticket home. You may, however, require more than this to adequately cover your living costs. Visit immigration.govt.nz Living costs can vary considerably depending upon the individual, accommodation option and personal spending habits, so the following are in NZ$ and are indicative costs only.
Notes: 1. Costs are in New Zealand dollars and are approximate based on 2017 information.
2. Auckland is the largest of the three cities our campuses are located in, followed by Wellington and then Palmerston North. Costs may be higher in the larger cities. 3. In Massey catered accommodation students can choose either one, two or three meals per day. 4. Depending upon the option there may be additional costs such as laundry and internet. 5. International students under the age of 18 must live in a Masseyapproved homestay, designated caregiver accommodation, or with their parents.
6. Private accommodation costs are based on results found on trademe.co.nz EXAMPLE COSTS Big Mac Combo Meal NZ$11 Cup of coffee NZ$4-5 Sandwich From NZ$4 Student movie ticket NZ$12.50-16.00 LIVING COSTS AUCKLAND PALMERSTON NORTH WELLINGTON Massey University catered accommodation NZ$405 per week (three meals per day) NZ$319 per week (one meal per day) NZ$320-385 per week (three meals per day) NZ$214-279 per week (one meal per day) Not offered Massey-approved homestay (three meals/day) NZ$290 per week NZ$157-185 per week NZ$270 per week Massey University accommodation (no meals) NZ$245 per week NZ$157-185 per week NZ$202-257 per week Non-tuition fees Varies depending upon programme of study (eg NZ$1500 per year) Textbooks Varies depending upon programme of study (eg first year Bachelor of Business Studies textbooks are approximately $700) Not included Tuition fees, transport, health, entertainment etc Auckland – visit at.govt.nz/buses Palmerston North – All buses within Palmerston North are free for students Wellington – visit metlink.org.nz
FEES ARE BASED ON 2018 RATES AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR 2019 This is a guide to programmes available to international students interested in studying at a Massey University campus in New Zealand. Tuition fees quoted are estimates only, are in New Zealand dollars and include GST, and are based on 2018 fees. Tuition fees quoted are based on 120 credits of study within the programmes, unless stated otherwise. Each 15 credit course requires approximately 10-12.5 hours each week of class and study time.
You can search the Massey University website: massey.ac.nz for full programme details.
If you are ready to apply, please visit massey.ac.nz/international ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND UNIVERSITY PREPARATION Massey University offers a number of English language and preparatory programmes for students who are looking to study: > > General English to improve English language skills > > Academic English to meet English language proficiency requirements > > Foundation studies to meet academic entry requirements into undergraduate degrees at Massey University. Programme Auckland Palmerston North Wellington Start date Duration Cost Intensive English Language Studies A P W Weekly 4-12 weeks NZ$460 per week A P W Weekly 13-30 weeks NZ$430 per week A P W Weekly 31+ weeks NZ$400 per week Direct Entry English Pathway Foundation Certificate in Academic English (UG DEEP) A P February, July or September 16 weeks NZ$10,000 per semester Foundation Certificate in Advanced Academic English (PG DEEP) A P W A, P: Feb, July or Sep W: Feb or Sep only 16 weeks NZ$10,000 per semester Certificate in Foundation Studies (Full Foundation) A P February or July or November 2 semesters NZ$20,560 Certificate of University Preparation (Fast-track Foundation) A P W A, P: February or July or November.
W: February 1 semester NZ$10,280 per semester CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMAS A certificate will suit you if you are interested in pursuing an interest in a particular subject area and is completed with 60 credits. A diploma is an undergraduate level qualification that needs to be completed with 120 credits. The diploma gives you in-depth knowledge in a specialist area. Successful completion of the diploma will enable you to proceed into a higher qualification.
Programme Auckland Palmerston North Wellington Start date Duration Cost Certificate in Arts A P W February or July 1 semester NZ$12,505 per semester Certificate in Aviation Studies P February or July 1 semester NZ$13,845 per semester PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 15
16 FEES ARE BASED ON 2018 RATES AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR 2019 Programme Auckland Palmerston North Wellington Start date Duration Cost Certificate in Business Studies A P W February or July 1 semester NZ$13,845 per semester Certificate in Science and Technology A P February or July 1 semester NZ$15,455 per semester Certificate in Visual Arts W February or July 1 semester NZ$15,390 per semester Diploma in Arts A P W February or July 1 year NZ$25,010-$30,910 Diploma in Business Studies A P W February or July 1 year NZ$27,690 Diploma in Communication A P W February or July 1 year NZ$25,010 Diploma in Science and Technology A P February or July 1 year NZ$30,910 Diploma in Visual Arts W February or July 1 year NZ$30,780 STUDY ABROAD Massey University welcomes students from around the world to complete a semester or year on the Study Abroad or Student Exchange programme.
Studying abroad is the perfect way to travel and experience the “kiwi” lifestyle and culture, while gaining academic credit towards a home university degree. International students can also engage in full-semester internships, participate in our six-week National Expedition & Internship, and improve their sports performance through our Global Student Athlete programme. For more information about Study Abroad, visit massey.ac.nz/studyabroad Programme Auckland Palmerston North Wellington Start date Duration Cost Study Abroad Programme A P W February or July 1 semester NZ$12,070 per semester National Expedition and Internship June 6 weeks NZ$7,725 BACHELOR'S DEGREES Massey University offers undergraduate degrees ranging from three to five years of full-time study.
These degrees are offered by College of Creative Arts, College of Health, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Sciences, and Massey Business School. Tuition fees quoted are based on 120 credits of study within the programmes, unless stated otherwise.
Programme Auckland Palmerston North Wellington Start date Duration Cost (per 120 credits) Bachelor of Accountancy A P A: February or July P: February 3 years NZ$27,690 Bachelor of AgriCommerce Agricultural Economics P February or July1 3 years NZ$27,690 Farm Management P February or July1 3 years NZ$30,910 Food Marketing and Retailing P February or July1 3 years NZ$27,690 International Agribusiness P February or July1 3 years NZ$27,690 Rural Valuation P February or July1 3 years NZ$27,690 1 July start will take 3.5 years to complete Bachelor of AgriScience Agriculture P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Equine P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Horticulture P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910
FEES ARE BASED ON 2018 RATES AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR 2019 Programme Auckland Palmerston North Wellington Start date Duration Cost (per 120 credits) Bachelor of Applied Economics A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Bachelor of Arts Business Psychology A P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Classical Studies A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Creative Writing A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Economics A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Education A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Educational Psychology A P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 English A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Environmental Studies P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Geography P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 History A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Linguistics A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Mathematics A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Media Studies A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Philosophy A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Politics A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Psychology A P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Social Anthropology A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Social Policy A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Sociology A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Statistics A P February 3 years NZ$25,010 Bachelor of Aviation Air Transport Pilot (Aeroplane Option) Year 1 P January or July 1 year NZ$89,095 Year 2 P January or July 1 year NZ$103,963 Year 3 P January or July 1 year NZ$30,735 Bachelor of Aviation Management P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Bachelor of Business Accountancy A P A: February or July P: February 3 years NZ$27,690 Economics A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Entrepreneurship and Innovation A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Finance A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Human Resource Management and Employment Relations A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 International Business A February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Management A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Marketing A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Organisational Technology Management A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Property A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Strategic Communication A February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Bachelor of Commercial Music Music Industry W February 3 years NZ$29,500 Music Technology W February 3 years NZ$29,500 Music Practice W February 3 years NZ$29,500 17
18 FEES ARE BASED ON 2018 RATES AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR 2019 Programme Auckland Palmerston North Wellington Start date Duration Cost (per 120 credits) Bachelor of Communication Communication Management A P W February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Expressive Arts A P W February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Journalism Studies W February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Linguistics A P W February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Marketing Communication A P W February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Media Studies A P W February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Public Relations A P W February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Bachelor of Construction Construction Management A February 3 years NZ$33,320 Quantity Surveying A February 3 years NZ$33,320 Bachelor of Creative Media Production W February or July* 3 years NZ$33,680 Pathway in: · Animation and VFX · Film and Television · Game Development · Web and Interactive * If commencing in July will take 3.5 years Bachelor of Design with Honours Fashion Design W February or July 4 years NZ$30,780 Industrial Design W February or July 4 years NZ$32,050 Photography W February or July 4 years NZ$32,050 Spatial Design W February or July 4 years NZ$30,780 Textile Design W February or July 4 years NZ$30,780 Visual Communication Design W February or July 4 years NZ$32,050 Bachelor of Engineering with Honours Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering Available in Auckland for Year 1 and 2.
Years 3 and 4 available in Palmerston North only. A P February 4 years NZ$33,320 Electronics and Computer Engineering A P February 4 years NZ$33,680 Engineering and Innovation Management A P February 4 years NZ$33,320 Mechatronics A P February 4 years NZ$33,320 Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours W February or July 4 years NZ$27,690 Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours Food Process Engineering Available in Auckland for Year 1 and 2. Also Semester 1, Year 3. Subsequent semesters available in Palmerston North only.
A P February 4 years NZ$33,320 Food Product Technology A P February 4 years NZ$33,320 Bachelor of Health Science Environmental Health W February 3 years NZ$30,910 Health Promotion W February 3 years NZ$30,910 Integrated Human Health P W February 3 years NZ$30,910 Psychology P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Rehabilitation Studies W February 3 years NZ$30,910 Bachelor of Information Sciences Computer Science A P A: February or July P: February 3 years NZ$30,910 Data Science A February or July 3 years NZ$29,970 Information Systems A P A: February or July P: February 3 years NZ$29,970 Information Technology A P A: February or July P: February 3 years NZ$33,320 Software Engineering A P A: February or July P: February 3 years NZ$33,320
FEES ARE BASED ON 2018 RATES AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR 2019 Programme Auckland Palmerston North Wellington Start date Duration Cost (per 120 credits) Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts P February 4 years NZ$30,780 Bachelor of Nursing P W February 3 years NZ$30,910 Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning P February 4 years NZ$33,320 Bachelor of Retail and Business Management A February 3 years NZ$27,690 Bachelor of Science Agriculture Science P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Animal Science P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Biochemistry P February or July1 3 years NZ$30,910 Biological Sciences A P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Chemistry A P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Computer Science A P February or July1 3 years NZ$30,910 Earth Science P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Ecology A P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Environmental Science A P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Exercise and Sport Science A P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Genetics A P February or July1 3 years NZ$30,910 Geography P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Human Nutrition A P February or July1 3 years NZ$30,910 Logistics and Supply Chain Management A February or July1 3 years NZ$30,910 Marine Ecology A February 3 years NZ$30,910 Mathematics A P February or July1 3 years NZ$25,010 Microbiology P February or July1 3 years NZ$30,910 Physics P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Physiology A P A: February P: February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Plant Science P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Psychology A P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 Statistics A P February or July 3 years NZ$25,010 Zoology A P February or July 3 years NZ$30,910 1 July start will take 3.5 years to complete Bachelor of Social Work A P February or July 4 years NZ$25,010 Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy with Honours A February 4 years NZ$33,320 Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Exercise Prescription and Training P February 3 years NZ$30,910 Physical Education P February 3 years NZ$30,910 Bachelor of Sport Management A P February or July 3 years NZ$27,690 Bachelor of Veterinary Science P February 5 years Years 2-5 NZ$63,4342 2 First semester NZ$31,090 Bachelor of Veterinary Technology P February 3 years NZ$30,910 19
20 FEES ARE BASED ON 2018 RATES AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR 2019 GRADUATE CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMAS These bridging programmes allow graduates to gain the equivalent of an undergraduate major in a specific area so that they may proceed to postgraduate studies in that area. Tuition fees quoted are based on 120 credits of study within the programmes, unless stated otherwise. Each 15 credit course requires approximately 10-12.5 hours each week of class and study time. Programme Auckland Palmerston North Wellington Start date Duration Cost (per 120 credits) Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology A P February or July 1 semester NZ$15,455 per semester Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics A P February or July 1 year NZ$28,259 Graduate Diploma in Arts English A P February or July 1 year NZ$25,010 Environmental Studies P February or July 1 year NZ$30,910 Geography P February or July 1 year NZ$30,910 History A P February or July 1 year NZ$25,010 Mathematics A P February or July 1 year NZ$25,010 Philosophy P February or July 1 year NZ$25,010 Psychology A P February 1 year NZ$30,910 Sociology A P February 1 year NZ$25,010 Graduate Diploma in Aviation Aviation Studies P February or July 1 year NZ$33,330 Graduate Diploma in Business Studies A P February or July 1 year NZ$27,690 Graduate Diploma in Design W February 1 year NZ$33,320 Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts W February 1 year NZ$30,780 Graduate Diploma in Information Sciences A P A: February or July P: February 1 year NZ$30,897 Graduate Diploma in Journalism Studies W February 1 year NZ$27,690 Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management A February.
1 year NZ$27,690 Graduate Diploma in Science and Technology (A pathway programme to Postgraduate study in Sciences) A P February or July 1 year NZ$30,910 Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary) A P January 1 year (165 credits) NZ$34,388 Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) P January 1 year NZ$25,010 A GRADUATE’S PERSPECTIVE n n GRACIE XIAO, China MasterofFoodTechnology,Aucklandcampus "MasseyUniversitygraduatesarealsowell-knownforbeing practical,hands-onandquicklyadaptingtotheworkenvironment. ThatisexactlywhatIwantedtobelikewhenIgraduatedandthe programmehaswellequippedmetoachievemygoal. Ihavebeenworkinginthenewproductdevelopmentteamfor SanitariumHealth&WellbeingsinceIcompletedmyPostgraduate DiplomainFoodTechnology.Later,Iwasawardedascholarship frommycurrentemployertocompletemyMasterofFood Technologypart-timewhilecontinuingworking.
ThemostrewardingpartofthestudyisthatIcanuseallthepractical skillsinmydailyjobandtheknowledgegivesmeconfidenceto tacklerealworkproblems."