Diploma in Viticulture (Level 5) - Central Otago Campus

Otago Polytechnic
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
1 year
February April July October
Tuition fee (local)
USD 4,404
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 13,607

Entry Requirements

  • If you wish to enrol in this programme, you must hold the National Certificate in Horticulture (Level 4) OR equivalent qualification/experience. If not, you must complete the two year programme which has open entry.
  • You must complete the practical components of this programme in an industry workplace.
  • You must have access to the internet.
  • International students are subject to specific immigration regulations.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS overall band score (academic) of 6.0 (writing and speaking score no less than 6.0 and reading and listening bands no less than 5.5).


Core subjects

  • Site Evaluation
  • Weather and Climate Management
  • Soil and Fertility Management
  • Plant Biology
  • Pest, Disease and Disorder Management
  • Weed Management
  • Irrigation Management
  • Sustainable Winegrowing and Organic Certification
  • Viticulture Organisations and Geography
  • Vine Canopy Management
  • Wine Appreciation
  • Vineyard Production Planning

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