2 years
Feb Jul Nov
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 24,026
NZD 36,000
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

In this hands-on, practical programme you’ll gain substantial theoretical understanding and a broad range of technical and practical skills related to grape growing and wine production. The qualification can either be completed on campus or online.

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.