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You can apply for admission to a doctoral study programme anytime during the year. Make sure you meet all the entry criteria before submitting an application. We will decline applications that don't meet the entry criteria.
You must have:
English Language Requirements:
Following the admission screening stage, we may request verified copies of the following documents:
Please make sure you have all of these ready before applying as it will speed up the application process. You will need to supply the original documents when you arrive.
Once you submit the completed online admission form The Graduate Research School completes an eligibility assessment based on all documents and qualifications submitted. If you meet the basic entry requirements an academic assessment will be carried out in the academic unit you are applying to.
If your application is successful we issue you with an Offer of Place. You must accept the offer and pay your fees before you can start the enrolment stage.
Please allow four to six weeks for this process. However, significant delays will occur if you don't provide all necessary documents.
International students must accept the Offer of Place and then pay your fees. You will receive a receipt of payment from the Graduate Research School which you can use to apply for a visa. Once your visa has been approved, you will be able to come to Massey and enrol. Please see more information about the enrolment process below. Your offer will have an expiry date by which time you must be on campus and ready to enrol. Domestic students should pay their fees on enrolment.
All domestic students pay their fees on enrolment.
If your highest qualification is from an overseas institution you will be required to pay an Admission with Equivalent Status (AES) overseas qualifications fee of NZD$137.00 before your application for admission will be considered. This fee will be refunded to you upon enrolment in the programme.
Please complete the following questionnaire to begin the admission application process.
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Last updated on Monday 06 April 2020