Graduate Certificate in Wine Business
Lead change in the global wine marketplace
Home to some of the most innovative and revered winemakers in Australia, South Australia is the ideal location for you to study how business operates in the wine industry.
This six-month program sets you up to have a positive impact on the entire wine value chain; a capability demanded of wine business professionals worldwide.
What will you do?
With external and online learning options available, our Graduate Certificate in Wine Business provides both current and aspiring wine professionals with the ability to combine study and work commitments. You will:
- be exposed to cutting-edge, wine management best practice
- build a working knowledge of fundamental winemaking and viticulture skills
- develop the knowledge to implement successful wine marketing strategies
- understand how to evaluate domestic and international markets.
Where could it take you?
Whether you’re interested in managing a winery, exporting South Australia’s top vintages, or taking on a strategic role in a regional governing body, the Graduate Certificate in Wine Business creates a range of opportunities to advance a career in the Australian and international wine industry. It can also lead into our prestigious Graduate Diploma and Master in wine business.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 3GC047 Intake January, May and September Enquiries Future Students teamGraduate entry
Higher Education Study A completed Bachelors degree or equivalent OR 3 years relevant work experience. Relevant work experience includes full-time commercial experience in a senior administration, sales, marketing, vineyard or winery operations role (all applicants must provide a resume and the details of two referees).SATAC Code: 3GC047
CRICOS 042764G Intake January
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 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 C1 Advanced Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 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
- Bachelor degree or equivalent OR
- 3 years relevant work experience. Relevant work experience includes full-time commercial experience in a senior administration, sales, marketing, vineyard or winery operations role (all applicants must provide a resume and the details of two referees).
Fees and Scholarships
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I am a:
Tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $15,500 for 12 units
Tuition fees International student place: $22,000 for 12 units
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Highly rewarding career opportunities exist for graduates in wine business, marketing and management positions internationally.
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
Marketing - Agriculture, Food & Wine, Export / Import trade, Tourism, Hospitality, Wine Marketing, International Trade or Business Analyst
Degree StructureGraduate Certificate students must complete 12 units of courses:
- Core courses to the value of six units.
- Elective courses to the value of six units.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
You can find the academic program rules for this degree under the Faculty of the Professions rules.
Example Study Plan
Indicative Study Plan
Core Courses OENOLOGY 7000NW: Foundations of Wine Science
MARKETNG 7104: Marketing Management (M)
(two courses from the following)
OENOLOGY 7530WT: Grape and Wine Production
COMMGMT 7006: People and Organisations (M)
ECON 7200: Economic Principles (M)
WINEMKTG 7035: Legal Aspects of Wine Business (M)
WINE 7002: Evaluating Domestic and International Wine Markets
WINE 7000: Learning Discoveries in Wine
Vary by course, including exams; written research projects and reports; group projects; and individual participation in class rooms.
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Last updated: Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020