Massey University (Māori: ‘Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa’) is one of New Zealand’s largest universities, with approximately 35,000 students, 17,000 of whom are extramural or distance learning students. Massey University has campuses in Palmerston North (sites at Turitea and Hokowhitu), Wellington (in the suburb of Mount Cook) and Auckland (atAlbany). It also has the nation’s largest business college accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Research is undertaken on all three campuses. 

More than 3000 international students from more than 100 countries study at the university. Massey University is the only university in New Zealand offering degrees in aviation, dispute resolution, veterinary medicine and nano science. Having been accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, Massey’s veterinary school now has the distinction of having its degree recognised not only by New Zealand, but also the United States, Australia, Canada, and Britain, as well as most other countries in the world. Its agriculture programme is also leading in New Zealand and is ranked 21st in Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) world university subject rankings. Massey’s Bachelor of Aviation (Air Transport Pilot) is an internationally recognised and accredited qualification and is the first non-engineering degree to be recognised by the Royal Aeronautical Society (1998) and has ISO 9001-2000 accreditation.


Massey University’s rankings and reviews are those of a premier university in New Zealand. Massey offers most of its degrees extramurally within New Zealand and internationally. It has the nation’s largest business college.


Some of the major programs:

  • Bachelor of Accountancy         
  • Bachelor of Agri Science
  • Bachelor of Aviation
  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Bachelor of Design
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours
  • Master of AgriScience   
  • Master of Aviation
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Design
  • Master of Education         
  • Master of Engineering 
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Technology     
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Doctor of Education
  • Diploma in Fashion Design & Technology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science