New information following the change in COVID-19 alert levels.

Massey University Student Exchange Programme

Semester 1, 2021 exchanges suspended

Exchanges scheduled for Semester 1, 2021 have been suspended.  Students planning to go on exchange during Semester 1 should defer their applications to Semester 2 2021.

200+ Universities.  25 Countries.  $0 More in tuition.

Hundreds of other Massey students, just like you, have studied at one of our world-class partner universities in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia as part of their Massey degrees.

How does exchange work?

Student exchange allows you to:

  • Study overseas for one or two semesters at one of Massey's partner universities.
  • Pay your regular Massey tuition fees (60 credits per semester).
  • Continue to receive your StudyLink loan and/or allowances.
  • Earn Massey credit for the courses you study overseas.
  • All our partners offer courses in English.
  • Enjoy an overseas experience without delaying the completion of your degree.

Click on the image below to watch a presentation about exchange and hear from two students about their experiences studying overseas.

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Who is eligible?

Student Exchange is open to domestic, international and distance students from all Massey subject areas except for Construction, Nursing, Social Work and Veterinary Science due to the structure of these degrees.

To be considered for the Exchange Programme, undergraduate students must:

  • Be enrolled in a Bachelor or Bachelor with Honours (360 - 480 credits.)
  • Expect to complete one year (120 credits) of study at Massey prior to departing on exchange.  You can apply for exchange before you've met this requirement.
  • Have a 5.0 (B) grade point average across all your Massey courses.

At least 30 credits at the 300 level in your major and 15 credits at the 300 level in your minor must be completed at Massey.  Your other 300 level credits can be earned while on exchange.

Your grade point average must continue to meet the minimum requirement until you depart for your exchange.

requirements for Master's students

  • Completion of your undergraduate degree at Massey University with a minimum of a 5.0 (B) grade point average across all your Massey courses.
  • Be enrolled in a Master's degree (180 or 240 credits) at Massey University.
  • You must have permission from the Director of Teaching and Learning in your College and the supervisor of your postgraduate programme.

Master's students are limited to one semester of exchange.  You must complete the exchange during the first year of the programme.

Student Exchange on Facebook

Like the Massey University Student Exchange Facebook page to connect with other Massey students who have been or are considering going on exchange, receive programme updates, and see posts from our overseas partner institutions.

If you are an overseas student interested in studying at Massey University on exchange, please visit our Study Abroad website.

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