This program has deeply enriched my love of food, wine and all things sensorial. I’ve indulged in experiences I wouldn’t have gained without the degree (including an overseas exchange), and am now contributing to the industry surrounded by fine wine, liquor, spirits, and like-minded people.

Lukas Papagiannis - Viticulture and Oenology graduate
Brokenwood Wines Prize winner 2016

Made in our backyard, exported to the world.

Kickstart or advance your career in the wine industry and follow previous graduates into careers at world-famous wineries including Penfolds, Yalumba and Treasury Wine Estates.

We offer the most comprehensive wine qualifications in Australia with:

  • 70% of Australia’s wine research conducted at our Waite Campus, the 3rd largest agricultural research institute in the world, and largest in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • The largest teaching winery in Australia (Hickenbotham Roseworthy Wine Science Laboratory).
  • A 95% satisfaction ranking for our expert lecturers. 5
  • 150 university researchers and co-located partners in wine and grape science, who will teach you evidence-led best-practice techniques.

If you want to learn through sensory, practical experience to become a true professional in wine, our programs in viticulture and oenology (or enology, depending where you're from) might be the choice for you.

With the highest graduate salary for science graduates in South Australia, studying science at the University of Adelaide can be a great investment in your future.

Apply now to study viticulture and oenology.

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Why study Science?

Science is not just a route to the lab, but a gateway to the world.

At the University of Adelaide, your science degree will give you the power to tackle world challenges including extending life, eradicating world hunger, curing cancer and turning around the effects of climate change.

By studying alongside our leading researchers, world-class educators and industry partners, you’ll graduate ready to make an impact on the world, whether you’re improving one life, or saving millions.

With 75% of the world’s fastest-growing careers require a background in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), you’ll be glad you made the decision to study science with The University of Adelaide. We are ranked in the top 1% worldwide and our graduates have the highest starting salary in South Australia for science.

Start your career in one of the fastest-growing, most innovative and exciting industries there is. Study with South Australia’s leading university.

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#1 in SA for Science

Top 150 globally for Science 2

#1 graduate starting salary in SA for Science

#1 graduate starting salary in SA for Science 3

#1 graduate satisfaction in SA for science

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3 Good Universities Guide 2017
4 QILT 2017 Science & Mathematics
5 International Student Barometer 2017