Graduate Diploma in Oenology
Campus Waite Campus
Degree Type Graduate Diploma
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code N/A
The wine education programs have an international reputation for excellence. Utilising state-of-the-art facilities at the Waite Campus and the National Wine Centre, the program provides advanced knowledge in all aspects of modern winemaking.
The program employs an integrated ‘from grape to the glass’ approach, covering the global marketing of wine and an understanding of viticulture. The Waite campus is co-located with a number of research partners, providing a stimulating and unique environment for training, exposing candidates to the latest technologies and enabling them to learn from leaders in their field.
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CRICOS 016403E Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6 Reading 5.5 Listening 5.5 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 60 Reading 8 Listening 8 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 50 Reading 42 Listening 42 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 169 Reading 162 Listening 162 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor degree or equivalent in Science or Engineering with a high level of academic achievement + Level 1 Chemistry.
Australian Year 12 University Level I Chemistry
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $33,000
Annual tuition fees International student place: $37,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Well paid career opportunities exist in the wine industry, contributing to areas including the direct wine making operations and the management of the winery.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Vineyard Management, Wine Making, Winery Engineer, Wine Marketing
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Degree StructureStudents undertaking the Graduate Diploma will take the same courses as those undertaking the first year of the Masters program - satisfactory completion will enable a student to apply for the Masters program. Graduate Diploma students undertake all core courses (except Advances in Oenology) plus one elective.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Example Study Plan
- OENOLOGY 7019WT Sensory Studies
- OENOLOGY 7028WT Introductory Winemaking
- VITICULT 7002WT Viticultural Science A
- OENOLOGY 7010WT Stabilisation and Clarification
- OENOLOGY 7047WT Winemaking at Vintage
- OENOLOGY 7022WT Cellar and Winery Waste Management
Two courses chosen from:
- OENOLOGY 7038WT Distillation, Fortified and Sparkling Wine Production
- VITICULT 7021WT Viticultural Science B
- VITICULT 7038WT Viticulture Methods and Proecedures
Assignments, practical reports, final exam
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Last updated: Thursday, 15 Jun 2017