Diploma in Viticulture and Wine Production

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
2 years
February July November
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 24,840

Entry Requirements

Applicants under 20 years

  • 42 credits at NCEA Level 3 including a minimum of 14 credits at Level 3 in each of two subjects (maths and a science subject);
  • Or a qualification considered to be equivalent to the above.

Applicants 20 years and over

  • Evidence to support an applicant’s ability to successfully undertake study at Level 5 with a reasonable likelihood of success (e.g. life experience, work experience, successful completion of study at Level 4).

All Applicants

  • It is strongly recommended that applicants enrolling on this programme have achieved:
  • A minimum of 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 in chemistry or a C pass in Bursary chemistry;
  • A minimum of 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 in physics or maths or a C pass in Bursary physics or maths;
  • An intermediate level in computing.

English Language Requirements

  • All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level.  Those applicants whose first language is not English should have:
  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall Academic score of at least 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band) issued within the last two years.
  • Or an equivalent qualification.


  • Wine Analysis
  • Viticultural Engineering
  • Viticultural and Winery Engineering
  • Vineyard Experience
  • Professional Communications
  • Principles of Business Computing
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Plant Science
  • Viticultural Practices
  • Soil Science
  • Vineyard Bioprotection
  • Wine Production
  • Wine Science
  • Horticultural Systems
  • Winery Experience
  • Wine Technology and Evaluation
  • Viticultural Science
  • Winery Experience
  • Wine Technology and Evaluation

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