About the course
This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills in winemaking, wine science, viticulture, wine appraisal and business. Students can complete their studies while working in the wine industry, or by interchanging full-time study with distance education.
Where it will take you
The degree is designed to prepare graduates for a business career in the rapidly expanding global wine industry. A wide range of electives allows students to specialise in accounting, management or marketing.
Your course is recognised by industry
CSU is recognised as producing knowledgeable practically-oriented graduates that meet the highest expectations of the wine industry.
The latest facilities
To make sure you gain experience with equipment and techniques found in the workplace, our facilities include:
* modern laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art equipment
* a fully operational modern commercial winery with 12ha of vineyard, processing about 300 tonnes of fruit per annum and producing award winning wines
* an experimental winery for student use
Distance education students are required to attend residential schools, of two to five days duration for most subjects, at the University. These schools provide intensive teaching on the practical aspects of the course.
To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 192 points (24 subjects).
Should you wish to further your study, opportunities for further development include an Honours degree and progression through a Master of Applied Science and Doctor of Philosophy.