Graduate Diploma in Viticulture


Subject area

Food Science and Biotechnology

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements for each of the Graduate Diploma programmes are as follows: People wishing to enrol in the programme must * have completed a 3-year degree or equivalent qualification; or * be able to demonstrate significant in-depth work and professional experience in science. Any applicant wishing to enrol in this programme who does not have a degree from a country where English is spoken as a first language is required to have attained an acceptable level of English language fluency. This may be demonstrated in a variety of ways, including successful study in English, approved scores on TOEFL or IELTS (6.0 Academic) tests or completion of accepted international equivalents, or completion of an EIT assessment. Students who have enrolled in, but not completed, the Bachelor of Viticulture or the Bachelor of Wine Science will be unable to enrol in either the Graduate Diploma in Viticulture or the Graduate Diploma in Oenology. Exceptions are permissible with the approval of the Head of School of Applied Science.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Viticulture is to provide a programme that meet the demand for an applied, industry-relevant, New Zealand based graduate level qualification. The programme builds on the student's knowledge of science and aptitude for studying, emphasising the specific scientific, technical and managerial aspects of grapegrowing.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Natural and Physical Sciences at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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