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Study support

Massey is there to support you every step of the way with a multitude of study, advocacy and career resources and services that you can access online from anywhere. These include consultations with learning advisors, mentors, assignment and study skills, essay and report writing help. We have an online academic support service for specific advice. Our distance library has over 870,000 books and journals which can be delivered to you for free.

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Costs and fees

What you can expect to pay does vary depending on the specific course of study and qualification you are undertaking. As a distance student you might also need to consider travel and accommodation costs for on-campus courses if necessary. There are study-related costs, non-tuition fees and sometimes on-campus courses. However student loans are available, and there are a large number of scholarships for distance students.

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Programmes available by distance

Below is a small selection of qualifications you can study by distance. Click here to see all available distance qualifications.


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Massey University is New Zealand’s leading provider of distance education, with over 17,000 students every year choosing to enhance their career prospects and professional development through distance learning.  


Massey offers you a comprehensive range of course offerings and qualifications. Whether you are looking to expand your horizons or launch your career with one of our internationally accredited degrees, distance learning at Massey gives you the flexibility to design your studies to suit your needs.


We have an international reputation for supporting distance students through our online learning environment (Stream). We are committed to enhancing your success by using new digital technology to allow flexibility, access to rich media and opportunities to collaborate online. 


At Massey we understand the needs of distance learners. We are committed to ensuring your success and we support our distance learners through an extensive range of support services. Massey has a network of support staff around the country and we offer a comprehensive suite of services and resources throughout your study, including our internationally acclaimed Pre-reading Assignment Service.


You can study on one of our three campuses, or via our extensive distance learning offerings.


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