New Zealand: Wellington Semester

Program Overview

The Massey Wellington campus is known as the creative campus and is fitting for the culture and lifestyle of the residence of the Capital city. Wellington is the geographical, political and cultural centre of New Zealand. It is located between a beautiful harbor and rolling green hills and offers an unforgettable city experience in a natural setting. Wellington has excellent shopping, professional theatre and cafes and restaurants. The central city is only two kilometers wide so it can be explored easily on foot.



Academic Profile

Massey University in Wellington

In the heart of the city is the Massey University Wellington campus with a population of approximately 4,500 students. The program focuses on six broad areas: Communication, Journalism, Business, Engineering & Technology, Health & Well-being, and Creative arts. 

Course Offerings

Course offerings (called Papers) for Massy can be found at Course Offerings Massey. Subjects taught in Wellington include:

Fashion Design
Health Science
Journalism Studies
Photographic Design
Product Design Engineering 

Academic Highlights

The School of Design at Massey is New Zealand's oldest (established in 1886) and most prestigious design school and has a reputation for excellence in international quality art and design education. 


Activities and Opportunities

Student Life

Student life is not just about studying and so Massey provides you with a range of indoor and outdoor recreational, cultural and leisure programmes through the Recreation and Student Association Centres at each campus. Wellington is New Zealand 's capital city and a great place to live. The Wellington campus is centrally located near the city's artistic and entertainment quarters of Cuba Street and Courtenay Place.

Learn more about student organizations in Wellington:

Learn more about Sport and Recreation in Wellington:

Learn more about the city of Wellington: 


At the Wellington campus, students can choose from university managed Flats or Apartments (off-campus and self catered).

To learn more about the options, visit the Accommodation website:


Wellington, New Zealand Semester Program Details


Semester One (Spring 2017):  February 18 - June 25

Semester Two (Fall 2016): July 10 - November 17, 2016

See Massey University website for details.


Application Deadline(s)

Semester One (US Spring Semester): November 1

Semester Two (US Fall Semester): April 1

All application materials must be completed through the online application and/or received at Montana State University by these dates.


Eligibility Requirements

Students must have at least a 2.8 GPA and have sophomore status to be eligible for the program. Community college applicants must have completed the requirements for an associate's degree before the start of the program.


Fall 2016: $10,700 CCIS Member / $11,100 Non-CCIS Member

**Fees always subject to change**

Costs Included

Tuition, medical insurance, orientation, and the International Student Identity Card (ISIC).

Costs Not Included

Airfare, personal costs, room & board (current estimates are $160-$200 per week depending on option).

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Please contact the appropriate individual to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.

Related Links

Wikipedia Wellington, New Zealand


Your Adventure in New Zealand Begins Here

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Massey University, Wellington - Online Application

Please feel free to contact us with questions.

Alyson Roberts, CCIS Study Abroad Advisor
Office of International Programs
400 Culbertson Hall
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717

Phone: 994-7044
Fax (406) 994-1619
E-mail: CCIS Study Abroad Advisor

How do I apply?

Start the CCIS Study Abroad application process by clicking the link above to proceed to the online application through Montana State University.

In addition to the online application, you will need to submit the following items:

Official Transcript
Copy of Passport (Biographical Page)
2 Passport-Size Photos
Disciplinary Clearance Form
Massey University Supplemental Application 
2 Academic Recommendations

More information can be found on the online application regarding the required material.

*All MSU students must make an appointment with the MSU Office of International Programs before completing the application.

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Please contact the appropriate individual to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.