Adult admission

University Entrance

You are qualified for admission to university if you are a New Zealand citizen or a holder of a New Zealand residence class visa, you do not have an entrance qualification but you will be at least 20 years of age by the final date for acceptance of late enrolment applications for the enrolment period in which your proposed programme of study commences.

Admission to your chosen qualification

Applicants who are 20 years of age or older, and who do not have a university entrance qualification, are eligible for admission to their chosen qualification provided that places are available or where places are limited, that the applicant is selected for that place.

A range of online self-assessment tools are available on the Massey University website that will help you gauge your readiness for university study. Massey University offers short university preparation courses that are an excellent way for mature students to refresh study skills. Short courses in specific subject areas, such as Physics and Chemistry, are also available if you require targeted preparation. Alternatively, the University has developed partnership agreements with reputable tertiary providers which offer bridging programmes to thoroughly prepare you for undergraduate study. Contact us for more information about these options.