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What will I learn?

Home to some of the most innovative and revered winemakers in Australia, South Australia is the ideal location for you to study how business operates in the wine industry.

This one-year degree sets you up to have a positive impact on the entire wine value chain; a capability demanded of wine business professionals worldwide.

What will you do?

Our Graduate Diploma in Wine Business is designed for both current and aspiring wine business owners, marketers, managers, winemakers, sommeliers, and staff. You will:

study the foundations of wine science
build working knowledge and skills in both winemaking and viticulture
learn about direct wine marketing
understand how to evaluate domestic and international markets
benefit from flexible study modes and industry input.

There are also internship opportunities across South Australia’s booming wine industry.

Where could it take you?

From cellar door management to wine marketing and sales, our graduate diploma opens career opportunities across the entire wine industry. It can also lead into our prestigious Master of Wine Business.

Career Readiness

Highly rewarding career opportunities exist for graduates in wine business, marketing and management positions internationally.

Graduate Attributes

The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.

Deep discipline knowledge
Critical thinking and problem solving
Teamwork and communication skills
Career and leadership readiness
Intercultural and ethical competency
Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

Potential careers

Wine Marketing, Marketing - Agriculture, Food & Wine, Retail, Export / Import trade, Tourism, Hospitality, International Trade or Business Analyst.

Degree Structure

The Graduate Diploma in Wine Business comprises four core courses and four electives with a combined total of not less than 24 units.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of the Professions

CRICOS

026856D

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$46,000.00 (24,91,874) per year
COVID-19 OFFSHORE STUDY FEE REBATE: All continuing and commencing international students who are studying offshore and unable to travel to Australia due to border restrictions may be eligible for the rebate of up to 20%.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

The University of Adelaide (UoA)

North Terrace Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE,

South Australia,

5005, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry to postgraduate coursework programs as a minimum requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification from an approved institution as a qualification for entry. Some of the graduate certificates and graduate diplomas that are offered may be accepted as qualifying work for entry to a Master’s program, or as professional qualifications in their own right. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) Minimum Scores - Overall band score of 6.5 and Band score of 6 in all bands; TOEFL Minimum Scores - Internet-based: total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; Pearson Test of English (Academic) Minimum Scores - Overall score of 58 and Skills profile of no less than 50 in all skills, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - Overall score of 176 and Individual score of 169 in all skills.

For international students

Bachelor degree or equivalent.

IELTS: Overall band score of 6.5 and Band score of 6 in all bands; TOEFL Paper-based: total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE) or Internet-based: total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 and Skills profile of no less than 50 in all skills; and Cambridge English-Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 176 and Individual score of 169 in all skills.

Application deadline: Nov 05.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About The University of Adelaide (UoA)

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  • Based in South Australia
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  • Member of Australia’s research-intensive Group of Eight.
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