Honours Degree of Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology
Direct entry into the Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology (Honours) is not available. Students who have completed the first three years of the Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology to a satisfactory level have the option to apply for a transfer into the Honours program.
Honours is a 1 year program consisting of a research project and associated theoretical work.
An Honours year provides professional training in a chosen area of specialisation, providing the opportunity to experience scientific research first hand.
Researchers in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Adelaide are international leaders in their fields, providing an opportunity for students to join them for your Honours year and work at the cutting edge of science and technology.
During an Honours year, you will learn new techniques and broaden your skill base, opening the doors to increased job opportunities
Honours can give you a competitive edge in the job market, or if you are interested in further study, it is an important foundation for postgraduate research.
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For those who are based in Adelaide, we will be offering a blended delivery mode that combines face-to-face with remote learning in as many courses as possible, taking into consideration social distancing and hygiene. All lectures will continue to be delivered online for the remainder of the year, with some exceptions.
For our students who are studying offshore for the remainder of the 2020 Academic Year, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses.
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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 Pearson 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
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Tertiary Qualifications Students who have completed the required undergraduate program to a satisfactory level may be eligible to apply for the Honours program.
Fees and Scholarships
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Indicative annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $9,930
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
Indicative annual tuition fees (24 units) International student place: $40,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
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
Brewer, Distiller, Agriculture, Agricultural Service Industry, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, Grape Production, Grower Liaison Officer, Horticulturalist, Science Communicators, Scientific Officer, Vineyard Management, Winemaking, Winery Engineer, Wine Scientist, Winemaker, Winery Manager
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Example Study Plan
Indicative study plan Year1 S1 BIOLOGY 1101 Biology I: Molecules, Genes and Cells
BIOLOGY 1401 Concepts in Biology I
BIOLOGY 1001 Fundamentals of Biology (Summer)
CHEM 1100 Chemistry IA
CHEM 1101 Foundations of Chemistry IA
OENOLOGY 1018NW Foundations of Wine Science I PHYSICS 1101 Physics for the Life and Earth Sciences IA
PHYSICS 1008 Physical Aspects of Nature I
S2 BIOLOGY 1202 Biology I: Organisms CHEM 1200 Chemistry IB
CHEM 1201 Foundations of Chemistry IB
SOIL&WAT 1000WT Soils and Landscapes I STATS 1004 Statistical Practice I (Life Sciences) Year2 S1 AGRIC 2500WT Agricultural Biochemistry II OENOLOGY 2501WT Microbiology for Viticulture and Oenology II PLANT SC 2510WT Foundations in Plant Science II SOIL&WAT 2500WT Soil and Water Resources II S2 AGRIC 2510WT Agricultural Genetics II OENOLOGY 2503WT Introductory Winemaking II OENOLOGY 2502WT Sensory Studies II VITICULT 2500WT Viticultural Science II Year 3 S1 OENOLOGY 3007WT Stabilisation and Clarification III OENOLOGY 3047WT Winemaking at Vintage III PLANT SC 3510WT Plant Health III VITICULT 3021WT Viticultural Science III S2 OENOLOGY 3037WT Distillation, Fortified & Sparkling Winemaking III OENOLOGY 3046WT Fermentation Technology III VITICULT 3044WT Viticultural Methods & Procedures III OENOLOGY 3530WT Engineering for Viticulture and Oenology III Level IV for Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology (Hons) Year4 S1 OENOLOGY 3500WT Industry Experience (Viticulture & Oenology) III [or Semester 2] OENOLOGY 3016WT Cellar & Winery Waste Management III VITICULT 4010AWT Honours Viticulture and Oenology Part 1 (6 units) S2 OENOLOGY 3520WT Advances in Wine Science III OENOLOGY 3003WT Wine Packaging & Quality Management III VITICULT 4010BWT Honours Viticulture and Oenology Part 2 (6 units)
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Last updated: Friday, 15 May 2020