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Master of Wine Business and Innovation (180)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as EIT

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Entry requirements

The academic entry requirement for the Master of Wine Business and Innovation (180) is one of the following:
* an NZQF-listed undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related field such as Oenology, Viticulture, Business or Management; with a minimum of the equivalent to a B average (when aligned to the EIT-specified 11-point achievement-based grading system);
* a Bachelor Honours or Postgraduate degree in the Oenology, Viticulture, Business or Management or related fields with 120 credits at Level 8;
* a degree or equivalent professional qualification in a related field with a minimum of the equivalent to a B average (as per the EIT-specified 11-point achievement-based grading system) and evidence of relevant experience in the Viticulture, Oenology, Business or related fields at degree level, and assessment from the programme coordinator;
* at the Dean's discretion, where an applicant's situation is compelling but not covered by the requirements listed above.
[A Master of Wine Business and Innovation applicant who does not meet the entry criteria above may be admitted to the Postgraduate Certificate in Wine Business and Innovation and, upon successful completion of four courses (with a minimum B average) from the schedule of courses may be admitted to the Master of Wine Business and Innovation.]

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Master of Wine Business and Innovation (180) is a Level 9 programme of 180 credits at levels 8 and 9 with at least 45 credits at level 9, completed by coursework, or a combination of coursework and either a project or research. It enables students who have completed a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Viticulture or Wine Science or similar, to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in the Wine Business and Innovation area.
The programme can be completed in 18 months full-time or up to six years part-time, depending on the student's previous study and experience, and specific course preferences.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 225 5348
Phone: (06) 974 8000
Fax: (06) 974 8905

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