Graduate Diploma in Wine Business
Study at the heart of the Australian wine industry
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 one-year degree 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?
Our Graduate Diploma in Wine Business is designed for both current and aspiring wine business owners, marketers, managers, winemakers, sommeliers, and staff. You will:
- study the foundations of wine science
- build working knowledge and skills in both winemaking and viticulture
- learn about direct wine marketing
- understand how to evaluate domestic and international markets
- benefit from flexible study modes and industry input.
There are also internship opportunities across South Australia’s booming wine industry.
Where could it take you?
From cellar door management to wine marketing and sales, our graduate diploma opens career opportunities across the entire wine industry. It can also lead into our prestigious Master of Wine Business.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 3GD053 Intake January, May and September Enquiries Future Students teamGraduate entry
Higher Education Study A completed Bachelors degree or equivalent.SATAC Code: 3GD053
CRICOS 026856D 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 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
- Graduate entry only * Bachelor degree or equivalent
Fees and Scholarships
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I am a:
Annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $31,000
Annual tuition fees International student place: $44,000
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
Wine Marketing, Marketing - Agriculture, Food & Wine, Retail, Export / Import trade, Tourism, Hospitality, International Trade or Business Analyst
The Graduate Diploma in Wine Business comprises four core courses and four electives with a combined total of not less than 24 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 To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Wine Business, the candidate must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following courses with a combined total of not less than 24 units: Core Courses OENOLOGY 7000NW: Foundations of Wine Science
MARKETNG 7104: Marketing Management (M)
OENOLOGY 7530WT: Grape and Wine Production
WINE 7002: Evaluating Domestic and International Wine Markets
A minimum of four courses
ECON 7200: Economics Principles (M)
WINEMKTG 7035: Legal Aspects of Wine Business (M)
COMMGMT 7006: People and Organisations (M)
WINE 7000: Learning Discoveries in Wine
Subject to approval candidates may be eligible to undertake the following electives: PROF 7500: Postgraduate Professions Internship
PROF 7502: Postgraduate Professions Internship - Overseas
PROF 7503: Professions Internship
Professions Study Tours
EXCHANGE 7001 BUS: Exchange for Business PG Students
Or alternative relevant electives as approved by the Program Director.
AssessmentVary by course, including exams, written research projects and reports, group projects and individual participation in class rooms.
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Last updated: Thursday, 29 Aug 2019