Massey University

 

 


 

Massey University is characterised by the applied nature of many of its teaching and research programmes and by its expertise in the areas of technology, science, applied science and business studies. Its proficiency embraces a broad span of scholarly and scientific realms. Aviation and epidemiology, jazz and quantum physics, ecology and agri-food, finance and robotics, biotechnology and vulcanology; these are just some of the disciplines in which Massey is acknowledged as world-class. Massey has a proud international record of using this expertise to work with developing countries, and its focus on technology and business is also meeting new international demands. Massey graduates hold positions of seniority and responsibility throughout the world.

Massey prides itself on being a research-focused university. The university has some of the world’s pre-eminent researchers, across all areas of expertise. This translates to contemporary, relevant and easily applied teaching, preparing students for not just great careers, but to lead the world.

Though very much a New Zealand university and one which sees itself as defining what New Zealand is about, Massey has always prided itself on its international outlook and reputation. The university prepares students with programmes that are relevant, innovative and flexible. Massey University has an excellent record of engagement with communities, and are proud to support educational opportunity in New Zealand and around the world. As New Zealand’s defining tertiary education institution, Massey University provided the underpinning knowledge for New Zealand’s successful development in much of the 20th century. In the 21st century the university aspires to serve and lead as the ‘engine’ of this new New Zealand.

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Mar 20th 2017

How agriculture feeds the world: a study of farms, farmers and the challenges they face. You will learn about the world’s population and the crucial role of agriculture in feeding the steadily increasing number of people. You will then see how climate and soils dictate the types of farms we see in different regions and countries.

Average: 6.6 (18 votes)
Mar 20th 2017

Learn the concepts, principles and practice of Emergency Management through real-world case studies. This course will take you on a journey through contemporary risk-based emergency management. From the origins of risk management in the ancient world, to new hazards and risk management approaches of the industrial era, command and control models introduced in the Cold War era, to more contemporary “all-hazards” to current “risk management” approaches. You will explore the rapidly growing and increasingly influential discipline through a study of real-world risk understanding, reduction, readiness, response and recovery examples. You will have opportunities to discuss what you learn with other students and build and test your growing knowledge through accessible tests.

Average: 6.3 (9 votes)