Graduate Diploma in Wine Business Mid-Year Entry
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:
- be exposed to cutting-edge, wine management best practice
- learn about direct wine marketing, and tourism
- understand how to evaluate domestic and international markets
- gain skills in innovation and an enterprising mindset
- 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.
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 2021 Academic Year, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely for most programs. 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. Please refer to the COVID-19 FAQ page for a list of programs where in-person attendance is required.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 3GD053 Deferment Yes - 2 year 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, May and September
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
Academic Entry RequirementsMore Information
Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor degree or equivalent
Fees and Scholarships
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I am a:
Indicative annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $33,000
Indicative annual tuition fees (24 units) International student place: $46,000
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 seven core courses and one elective 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 you must complete:
Seven core courses
WINE 7001: Marketing for Wine Business
WINE 7002: Growing Domestic and International Wine Markets
WINE 7005: Direct Wine Marketing and Cellar Door Management
WINE 7006: Wine Retailing
WINE 7008: Wine Tourism
ENTREP 5036: Entrepreneurial Concepts and Mindset
WINE 7010: Legal Aspects in Wine Business
One elective WINE 7009: Wine Branding
OENOLOGY 7000NW: Foundations of Wine Science
OENOLOGY 7530WT: Grape and Wine Production
INTBUS 7015: Cross-Cultural Management and Negotiation
ACCTING 7025: Accounting Essentials for Decision Makers
COMMGMT 7006: People and Organisations
COMMGMT 7003: Family Business Fundamentals
ENTREP 5038: New Venture Creation
ENTREP 7022: Creativity and Innovation
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, 4 Feb 2021