Massey University Teaching

The Graduate Diploma of Teaching will help you inspire the children of today to become the leaders of tomorrow. Need some help completing your teaching application or advice about whether teaching is the right career path for you? Get in touch with one of our teaching programme advisers.

Master of Teaching and Learning

If you’re a people-person and passionate about teaching and learning, this advanced qualification is for you.

Learn more about the Master of Teaching and Learning

Bachelor of Arts (Education)

Don’t have your undergraduate degree yet?

Start with a BA (Education)

Pathways tool

Not sure which teaching programme is right for you?

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Studying education at Massey University


Explore study options, research, people and services in education at Massey University.

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Our rankings

Massey is in the world’s top 150 universities for education.

Find out about Institute of Education at Massey University


There are lots of scholarships available to study teaching at Massey. Search for a scholarship.

TeachNZ offers a range of scholarships for those wishing to train in the areas where teachers are needed most.


On completion of our teaching programmes, graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand as provisionally certificated teachers. As a provisionally certificated teacher, you will be qualified to teach in schools throughout New Zealand.

Find out more about a career in education.

Our campuses

With three campuses and extensive distance learning expertise, Massey University is the closest thing New Zealand has to a national university.

Find out more about the Massey University campuses


A Bachelor of Arts (Education) provides the foundation for a range of careers in areas such as policy, professional practice, management and teaching. Our graduates can be found in many industries working as:

  • Health professionals
  • Professional educators/teachers
  • Expert administrators
  • Management executives
  • Network administrators
  • Sales and marketing managers

Contact us

Academic advising is primarily about establishing a good fit between you as an individual and a particular programme of study. We would like to help you make the right decisions. There are people who can give you the academic advice you need to meet your personal study goals.

Massey University Contact Centre

Our Contact Centre will provide information about Massey University programmes and courses and can direct you to additional help. You can contact one of our friendly staff by email, fax, phone, live chat, using an online form or visit one of our campuses.

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 0800 MASSEY (0800 627 739) 
Telephone (from outside NZ): +64 6 350 5701 
Facsimile: +64 6 350 5618 
Text: 5222

Online form: Information request form 
Internet chat: 
Email: [email protected]

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Academic Advice

Contact an adviser from our Student Advice and Information Unit to get all the information you need on your study and any programmes and courses you are interested in. This includes advice on progress to completion, graduation, credit for previous study, changing programmes, progression between qualifications, as well as advice on planning and sequencing your course choices.

For academic advice please use the contact details above and the Massey University Contact Centre will arrange for an adviser to assist you further.