Massey University supports New Zealand companies in all aspects of food manufacture to satisfy the needs of the world's population. For 75 years Massey University graduates have grown the vibrant industry we have today.
Massey's Bachelor of AgriCommerce gives you essential skills for a business-focused career in the primary production sector.
You'll learn how to apply and integrate scientific, technological and business knowledge to meet current and emerging opportunities in the primary industries.
Advance your understanding of the world of agrifood and and gain skills to solve problems and effect change. A doctor of philosophy is a challenging and rewarding programme of study that will pave a way to a career centred on research and innovation.
Massey has the largest number of specialised majors across the biological sciences in New Zealand to feed your passion for animals, biology and life sciences.
Massey University's Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours degree is the only one in Australasia that combines food science, food engineering and food business.
Gain the fundamental food science and applied food technology skills that you will need in your career. Work on real industry problems and solutions in practical laboratory sessions, and get hands-on experience in industrial-standard food processing plants.
Acquire the analytical and management skills to help you improve productivity and sustainability of agricultural systems, in New Zealand, and around the world.
Study Massey's Bachelor of Engineering with Honours and start becoming an engineer from day one.
You'll work on practical projects that can help both our communities and industry, giving you a feel for what engineering involves, and the skills that distinguish you from the rest.
Massey's Master of Engineering Studies will provide you with a high-quality education in engineering within the New Zealand context.
You'll gain practical knowledge to apply to real-world industrial problems.
As a Massey's Master of Applied Statistics student you will benefit from the multi-disciplinary environment, and world-leading science faculty with expertise in all the fundamental sciences.
Massey's Master of Design provides graduates with the ability to produce innovative and responsive design work that is thoroughly grounded in research methodologies and expertly realised.
Massey's Master of Food Technology is held in high regard around the world and has been producing graduates for the New Zealand and international food industries for more than 50 years.
You’ll gain the technical and business skills to apply your knowledge in the commercial world.
Gain the knowledge and skills for a more in-depth understanding of an area of scientific study.
Massey University’s Master of Science is a 180 credit master qualification (a 240 credit MSc is also available). The 180 credit masters offers a rigorous programme of learning yet can be achieved in one and a half years.
Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Science is an interdisciplinary degree programme that provides a pathway to a Masters programme, pending ability.
Access Massey University's expertise and build vital capability in your organisation through customised professional development courses and cohort partnerships for the delivery of academic programmes.
Professor Heyes is an expert in post-harvest technology. He leads a large team of post-harvest graduate students working to optimise fruit, vegetable and cut flower storage.
His research interests include connecting science to the growth of the horticulture sector based on novel, high-value niche products. Professor Heyes is increasingly working on programmes relating fruit and vegetable consumption to human health.
Increasing the yield and reliability of medical grade manuka honey
Primary Growth Partnership Programme
Design thinking applied to scientific research
Improving packaging of export products
Te Puna Whakatipu is a small team within Massey that leads and develops strategic initiatives in the agrifood business space.
It focuses on identifying the big issues where Massey expertise can add value, helps source funding and assembles the best people to deliver on projects that transform the agrifood economy in New Zealand and internationally.
The Riddet Institute is a premier centre for fundamental and strategic scientific research.
Its area of expertise is at the intersection of food material science, novel food processing, human nutrition and gastrointestinal biology.
The Centre for Postharvest and Refrigeration Research at Massey University was established in recognition of the inter-disciplinary nature of the postharvest sector.
Efficient management of the process of storing, transporting and marketing perishable goods requires the combined efforts of biologists, technologists, engineers, supply chain analysts and marketers.