University of Adelaide, Australia, Adelaide

Viticulture and Oenology, Bachelor

  • Viticulture and Oenology, Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

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Indicative Fees

AUD 8,850

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Course Highlights

Throughout this program, there is an emphasis on the key technical methods and sensory skills (wine tasting and evaluation) required for a career in viticulture and oenology. Students completing this four-year degree will qualify as both a viticulturist and winemaker (oenologist).

Career Opportunities

Career options for social sciences graduates: jobs you can do with a degree in economics, geography, history, law, politics, psychology, sociology etc. If you are graduating with a degree in social sciences, you may find there is a limited number of careers in which your subject is an essential requirement. However, there will be many areas in which your qualification can be an advantage.Careers for social science graduates Some of the areas employing social science graduates are: accountancy advertising/marketing banking and insurance business management economics local government management consultancy market research media politics psychology retail and sales teaching and lecturing tourism town planning.

Course Overview

Throughout this program, there is an emphasis on the key technical methods and sensory skills (wine tasting and evaluation) required for a career in viticulture and oenology. Students completing this four-year degree will qualify as both a viticulturist and winemaker (oenologist). I want to find another Bachelor Course Career Opportunities Employment opportunities exist for graduates in wine and related industries, directing and developing winemaking and viticultural practices including: viticultural management winemaking and winery management food and beverage technology hospitality and tourism. Potential careers Agriculture, Agricultural Service Industry, Environmental Remediation Officer, Environmental Scientist, Science Communicators, Scientific Officer, Government Officer, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, Grape Production, Grower Liaison Officer, Horticulturalist, Vineyard Management, Winery Engineer, Wine Making

Subjects

Programme Structure Level 1 teaches basic sciences and foundations of wine science at the North Terrace campus and the National Wine Centre. At levels 2 and 3 the emphasis is on the scientific and technological aspects of winemaking and viticulture, with courses taught in the winery at the Waite Campus. At level 4 students will have the opportunity to complete an industry experience placement in either viticulture and/or oenology to enhance personal and career objectives. The program also accommodates an honours stream for those interested in further wine science related research opportunities. Level I BIOLOGY 1101 Biology I: Molecules, Genes and Cells OENOLOGY 1018NW Foundations of Wine Science I CHEM 1100 Chemistry IA or CHEM 1101 Foundations of Chemistry IA PHYSICS 1101 Physics for the Life and Earth Sciences IA or PHYSICS 1008 Physical Aspects of Nature I BIOLOGY 1202 Biology I: Organisms SOIL&WAT 1000WT Soils and Landscapes I STATS 1004 Statistical Practice I (Life Sciences) CHEM 1200 Chemistry IB or CHEM 1201 Foundations of Chemistry IB Level II AGRIC 2500WT Animal and Plant Biochemistry II PLANT SC 2510WT Foundations in Plant Science OENOLOGY 2501WT Microbiology for Viticulture and Oenology II SOIL&WAT 2500WT Soil and Water Resources II ANIML SC 2501WT Genes & Inheritance II OENOLOGY 2503WT Introductory Winemaking II OENOLOGY 2502WT Sensory Studies II VITICULT 2500WT Viticultural Science II Level III OENOLOGY 3007WT Stabilisation and Clarification III PLANT SC 3510WT Plant Health III OENOLOGY 3047WT Winemaking at Vintage III VITICULT 3021WT Viticultural Science III OENOLOGY 3037WT Distillation, Fortified and Sparkling Winemaking III VITICULT 3044WT Viticultural Methods & Procedures III OENOLOGY 3046WT Fermentation Technology III Level IV for Bachelors Stream OENOLOGY 3500WT Industry Experience (Viticulture & Oenology) III OENOLOGY 3016WT Cellar & Winery Waste Management OENOLOGY 3520WT Advances in Wine Science III OENOLOGY 3003WT Wine Packaging and Quality Management III Electives Plus passes in additional courses to the value of 15 units chosen from: VITICULT 3500WT Grape Industry Practice, Policy & Communication III PLANT SC 3500WT Biotechnology in the Food and Wine Industries III PLANT SC 3515WT Plant Biotechnology III SOIL&WAT 3016WT Soil Ecology & Nutrient Cycling III SOIL&WAT 3017WT Soil & Water: Management & Conservation III ENV BIOL 3009 Ecophysiology of Plants III AGRIBUS 3017WT Business Management for Applied Sciences III PLANT SC 3505WT Soil and Plant Nutrition III SOIL&WAT 3020WT GIS for Agriculture & Natural Resource Management Level IV for Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology (Hons) OENOLOGY 3500WT Industry Experience (Viticulture & Oenology) III OENOLOGY 3016WT Cellar & Winery Waste Management OENOLOGY 3520WT Advances in Wine Science III OENOLOGY 3003WT Wine Packaging & Quality Management III VITICULT 4010AWT Honours in Viticulture and Oenology A VITICULT 4010BWT Honours in Viticulture and Oenology B

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AUD/year

Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements Domestic applicants Year 12 applicants You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You compete for a place with your Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). Assumed Knowledge SACE Stage 2 Chemistry, Mathematical Studies Alternative entry pathways Higher Education applicants You must have completed at least half a year full time equivalent university study. A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA. VET applicants Special Entry applicants You must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2015. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2015 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2013 or 2014), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2013). If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information. Without formal qualifications You may be eligible for our special access schemes. Other Entry Pathways International applicants Assumed Knowledge Chemistry and Mathematics is desirable Equivalent Scores International ATAR80 IB 27 IELTS Overall 6 Reading 5,5 Listening 5,5 Speaking 6 Writing 6 A-Leve 9 UEC [Malaysia] 15 SAT [US] 1770 OSSD OAC [Canadian Pre-U] 75 Eynesbury Foundation Program 380 Bradford Foundation Program 77 Applications to all undergraduate programs and most postgraduate coursework programs are made online through SATAC. If you are new to higher education follow the links to SATAC's undergraduate admissions portal. If you are a university graduate or have extensive work experience, follow the links to SATAC's GradStart admissions portal.For non-SATAC programs please visit the appropriate faculty or school website for information on how to apply.The criteria used to allocate university places to applicants. You may be eligible to compete for a university place using Year 12 results, previous university study, VET qualifications or the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Specific rules, prerequisites and cut-offs may apply to your situation.

English Entry Requirement

6

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