Program Details

This vibrant, young person's city with the highest student population per head in New Zealand, offers affordable accommodation, great bars and restaurants, live theatre, sporting centres, and mountain bike tracks, bungi-jumping, river kayaking.
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Massey University's strengths include Aviation, Biotechnology, Communication, Environmental & Ecological studies, Forestry, Food Technology, Genetics, Human Nutrition, Psychology, Performance Jazz, Sociology and Sports Studies. New Zealand-focused subjects of particular interest to recent students include: Maori Visual & Performing Arts, NZ Fauna & Flora, NZ Environmental Issues, Plate Tectonics & NZ Geology, Mid-Twentieth Century Aotearoa/ NZ Literature, Maori Language, Defense Studies, and the New Zealand Economy.

Massey has a reputation of academic excellence and leadership across a wide range of disciplines and is, for example, New Zealand's premier and largest institution for agricultural and horticultural teaching and research. Study Abroad students can select from a wide range of courses across the five Colleges: Business; Education; Design, Fine Arts & Music; Humanities & Social Sciences; and Sciences.
The Manawatu campus in Palmerston North is the founding home of Massey University. With a student population of 9,000 students, the campus sits amongst beautiful park-like grounds, and offers students a university lifestyle like no other.


Setting Description:
Palmerston North, a center of excellence for education with several tertiary and government research institutions, is the founding home of Massey University. The Massey Palmerston North campus of 10,000 students is set amongst beautiful park-like grounds and offers students a university lifestyle like no other.
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