Postgraduate Diploma in Wine Business and Innovation


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Entry requirements

The academic entry requirement for the Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma in Wine Business and Innovation is one of the following:
* an NZQF-listed undergraduate degree (or equivalent) or
* at the Dean's discretion, where an applicant's situation is compelling but not covered by the requirements listed above.
All applicants must demonstrate an acceptable level of English language fluency prior to acceptance in the programme. For international students, ways in which English language fluency may be demonstrated include the following:
* successful study of a programme in which English was the language of instruction (subject to the conditions in EIT's Database for English Language Proficiency (DELP))
* completion of a New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 5 with any endorsement)
* IELTS Academic score of 6.5, with no band score lower than 6, achieved in a single test within the two years preceding enrolment
* accepted international equivalents to the above IELTS scores, achieved in a single test within the two years preceding enrolment (see equivalency tables in the DELP).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Wine Business and Innovation is a Level 8 programme of 120 credits at levels 7 and 8, with at least 75 credits at level 8, which enables students who have completed a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Viticulture, Wine Science or similar and/ or suitable work experience to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in the Wine Business and Innovation area.
The programme can be completed in 12 months full-time or up to four years part-time, depending on the student's previous study and experience, and specific course preferences. Students who initially enrolled in the Master's Degrees and are not in a position to complete it, can transfer applicable courses to the postgraduate diploma for the purposes of qualification completion.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Horticulture and Viticulture at this level can earn:


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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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