Graduate Certificate in Wine Business

Degree Type Graduate Certificate
Duration 6 months full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GC047
CRICOS 042764G

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.

  • Entry Requirements

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    Domestic applicants

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    SATAC Code 3GC047
    Intake January, May and September
    Enquiries Future Students team

    Selection Criteria
    Graduate 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).
    How to Apply
    SATAC Code: 3GC047

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    CRICOS 042764G
    Intake January
    Selection Criteria
    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
    Cambridge 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
    Tertiary Qualifications
    • 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).
    How to Apply
  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Tuition fees
    Australian Full-fee place: $15,500 for 12 units

    International applicants

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    Tuition fees International student place: $22,000 for 12 units

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

    Find a Scholarship.

  • Careers

    Career Readiness

    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 Attributes

    The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
    1. Deep discipline knowledge
    2. Critical thinking and problem solving
    3. Teamwork and communication skills
    4. Career and leadership readiness
    5. Intercultural and ethical competency
    6. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Potential careers

    Marketing - Agriculture, Food & Wine, Export / Import trade, Tourism, Hospitality, Wine Marketing, International Trade or Business Analyst

  • Degree Structure

    Graduate Certificate students must complete 12 units of courses:
    1. Core courses to the value of six units.
    2. 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)
    Electives
    (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

    Assessment

    Vary by course, including exams; written research projects and reports; group projects; and individual participation in class rooms.

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  • Further Information

    Further enquiries
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    The annual Open Day provides an excellent opportunity to see our campus, meet with academics, and discuss your study options.

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Last updated: Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019