Massey in India Global Studios 2019

To apply for this programme, please complete and return the Massey in India Global Studios expression of interest form.

The deadline for submissions of all materials is 5pm 29 June 2018.

Submit your forms and portfolio through this page on STREAM

Note: Applications are subject to academic approval. All finalists will be interviewed prior to final selection and successful applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the programme by 17 August 2018.

The fees for the programme will be incurred in the following instalments:

Deposit of $500 - 17 August 2018
Final payment of $1500 - 26 October 2018
Each student accepted into the programme will receive a scholarship from the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia fund, provided by Education New Zealand. This scholarship, in addition to the remaining programme fees, will be used by Massey University to pay for flights, accommodation, transportation, meals, etc, on behalf of the students.

This programme is limited to 10 students.

For more information please contact the paper coordinator

Dr Sandy Heffernan (CoCA)


  • Details about the programme

    Paper number:197.443 Contemporary Design Project G Global Studios: Bhu:sattva or Jaipur Rugs

    Paper description

    The Massey in India study tour to India in January/February 2019 offers students an opportunity to develop professional competency through liaising and working alongside artisans, business and design practitioners in the Indian fashion and textile industry at Jaipur Rugs or Bhu:sattva.

    You will be able to put your knowledge and skills into practice in a real-life setting by experiencing and examining various business structures and enterprises and progressive leadership training initiatives for village workers. Your on-the ground engagement will enable you the opportunity to focus on sustainable practises and novel applications of design and technology.

    Collaborative tasks will involve working with peers, artisans and manufacturing business personnel. The collaborations, design process and cultural experiences will be structured within specific projects developed by the companies and key academics.

    College/Academic Unit:

    College of Creative Arts

    Paper Coordinator/s:

    Dr. Sandy Heffernan

    Credit Value:

    15 credits


    Applicants must be scheduled to complete their full 300 level Programme of Study in 2018 and hold NZ passports.



    Delivery Mode:

    Six (6) weeks internship and in India


    This course is partially funded by the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia but students will need to pay: Course fee (for 197.443) + Programme fee ($2,000)