Doctoral programmes

Massey University is an exciting and progressive New Zealand university. We offer internationally recognised research-led qualifications that are hugely relevant in today’s world.

Courses of study

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Business

Course Number Course Name Institute/School/Centre
110.900
PhD Accounting School of Accountancy
114.900
PhD Human Resource Management School of Management
125.900
PhD Finance School of Economics & Finance
137.900
PhD Banking School of Economics & Finance
152.900
PhD Management School of Management
156.900
PhD Marketing School of Communication Journalism & Marketing
157.900
PhD Information Systems School of Management
178.900
PhD Economics School of Economics & Finance
190.900
PhD Aviation School of Aviation
219.900
PhD Communication and Journalism School of Communication Journalism & Marketing

Creative Arts

Paper Number Course Number Institute/School/Centre
197.900
PhD Design School of Design
213.900
PhD Fine Arts School of Fine Arts
237.900
PhD Visual & Material Culture School of Music and Creative Media Production

Health

Paper Number Course Number Institute/School/Centre
128.900
PhD Ergonomics Centre for Ergonomics, Occupational Safety and Health
141.900
PhD Food Technology School of Food and Nutrition
147.900
PhD Rehabilitation School of Public Health
151.901
PhD Nutritional Science School of Food and Nutrition
168.900
PhD Nursing School of Nursing
177.900
PhD Midwifery School of Nursing
179.900
PhD Social Work School of Social Work
179.930
Thesis Doctor of Social Work School of Social Work
194.900
PhD Anatomy/Physiology Institute of Food Science and Technology
202.900
PhD Medical Laboratory Science Institute of Food Science and Technology
214.900
PhD Health Sciences Institute of Food Science and Technology
231.900
PhD Public Health School of Public Health
234.900
PhD Sport & Exercise Science School of Sport and Exercise
279.900
PhD Social Policy School of Social Work

Humanities and Social Sciences

Course Number Course Name Institute/School/Centre
130.900
PhD Emergency Management School of Psychology
131.900
PhD Development Studies School of People, Environment and Planning
132.900
PhD Resource and Environmental Planning School of People, Environment and Planning
134.900
PhD Philosophy School of Humanities
139.900
PhD English School of English and Media Studies
144.900
PhD Public Policy School of People, Environment and Planning
145.900
PhD Geography School of People, Environment and Planning
146.900
PhD Social Anthropology School of People, Environment and Planning
148.900
PhD History School of Humanities
149.900
PhD Defence and Strategic Studies Centre for Defence and Security Studies 
150.900
PhD Maori Studies School of Maori Art, Knowledge and Education
154.900
PhD Media Studies School of English and Media Studies
167.900
PhD Museum Studies School of People, Environment and Planning
172.900
PhD Linguistics School of Humanities
175.900
PhD Psychology School of Psychology
Doctor of Clinical Psychology School of Psychology

Sciences

Course Number Course Name Institute/School/Centre
111.900
PhD Agricultural and Horticultural Systems Management Institute of Agriculture and Environment
112.900
PhD Agribusiness Institute of Agriculture and Environment
117.900
PhD Animal Science Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences 
118.900
PhD Veterinary Science Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences 
119.900
PhD Agriculture and Horticulture Institute of Agriculture and Environment
120.900
PhD Plant Biology Institute of Fundamental Sciences 
122.900
PhD Biochemistry Institute of Fundamental Sciences 
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences 
123.900
PhD Chemistry Institute of Fundamental Sciences
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences 
124.900
PhD Physics Institute of Fundamental Sciences
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences 
138.900
PhD Agricultural/Horticultural Engineering Institute of Agriculture and Environment
158.900
PhD Information Technology School of Engineering & Advanced Technology
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences 
159.900
PhD Computer Science School of Engineering & Advanced Technology
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences 
160.900
PhD Mathematics Institute of Fundamental Sciences
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences 
161.900
PhD Statistics Institute of Fundamental Sciences
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences 
162.900
PhD Microbiology & Genetics Institute of Fundamental Sciences
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences 
171.900
PhD Plant Science Institute of Agriculture and Environment
188.900
PhD Natural Resource Management Institute of Agriculture and Environment
189.900
PhD Soil Science Institute of Agriculture and Environment
196.900
PhD Ecology Institute of Agriculture and Environment
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
199.900
PhD Zoology Institute of Agriculture and Environment
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
203.900
PhD Genetics Institute of Fundamental Sciences
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences 
204.900
PhD Decision Science Institute of Fundamental Sciences 
218.900
PhD Construction School of Engineering & Advanced Technology 
228.900
PhD Engineering School of Engineering & Advanced Technology 
232.900
PhD Conservation Biology Institute of Agriculture and Environment
Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
233.900
PhD Earth Science Institute of Agriculture and Environment
236.900
PhD Nanoscience Institute of Fundamental Sciences 
240.900
PhD Logistics and Supply Chain Management School of Engineering & Advanced Technology 

Application process

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