Examine the fundamental concepts of wine science with USQ's Diploma of Wine, the only undergraduate Diploma of its kind currently offered in Australia. In addition to the core courses students can broaden their skills with a minor in Grape Growing, Wine Making or Wine Business Management. Students will gain valuable industry experience during the residential school courses at the Queensland College of Wine Tourism in Stanthorpe, Queensland, where they will also have the opportunity to achieve internationally recognised certification from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust.

Course Fee:

Australian: $25,280

Entry Requirements:

Assumed Knowledge expectations: English (4,SA) or equivalent and Mathematics A (4,SA) or equivalent. English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2. All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. If students do not meet the English language requirements they may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Structure:

The Diploma of Wine consists of three core courses (one of 2-unit value delivered over semesters 1 and 2), and four of which are chosen from approved courses, depending on the minor being studied.

Subjects you can Study:

Grape Growing; Wine Making; Wine Business Management

Study Pathways:

Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Wine students have the opportunity to articulate directly into the Bachelor of Science. Students articulating into the USQ Bachelor of Science may be given exemptions for up to eight courses completed in the Diploma of Wine.

Further information:

All residential school courses are held at the Queensland College of Wine Tourism in Stanthorpe, Queensland.

Related Careers:

Winemaker, Winery Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info No Part time 2 years
Toowoomba No info No Full time 1 year
Toowoomba No info No Online 1 year

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