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Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology - Viticulture and Winemaking

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Our Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology Viticulture and Winemaking major is a hands-on, industry-focused vocational degree, taking advantage of Melbourne Polytechnic's on-campus winery, laboratories and teaching facilities.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 7 years part-time
Course Code
HEPIBAT, 070935F
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

Our Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology Viticulture and Winemaking major is a hands-on, industry-focused vocational degree, taking advantage of Melbourne Polytechnic's on-campus winery, laboratories and teaching facilities. You will learn everything about viticulture and winemaking from grape to glass.

Our program is designed and taught by industry experts to provide the knowledge needed to work across the wine industry. You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including two fully-operational wineries, a wine-tasting laboratory, and over 28 hectares of vineyards located at Ararat and Yan Yean.

Graduates from this degree are capable of performing as highly-competent professionals in viticulture and winemaking anywhere in the global wine industry with real vineyard and winery experience.

Entry requirements

Academic:
  • Australian Year 12 or equivalency to include mathematics and one of either chemistry or biology. Students without chemistry or biology may undertake bridging studies to meet this pre-requisite, OR
  • Satisfactory completion of a Diploma course in Agriculture (or equivalent), OR
  • Mature age applicants (21 years of age or over) with relevant industry experience defined as professional industry engagement for a minimum of two years and demonstrated capacity to undertake work at degree level. Supporting document to include a CV with at least 2 supporting written references

Study locations

Epping

Career pathways

Graduates can expect to gain employment in all aspects of the Viticulture and Winemaking industry, in Australia and also overseas

  • Viticulture or Winemaking Researcher
  • Wine Educator
  • Viticulturist
  • Oeneologist (Winemaker)
  • Cellar Hand (Assistant Winemaker)
  • Cellar Manager
  • Vineyard Manager
  • Wine Exporter
  • Wine Retailer