Bachelor of Viticulture and Bachelor of Wine Science (Concurrent Degree) in Eastern Institute of Technology

Last Updated on April 19, 2021 by West Highlander

Eastern Institute of Technology

Campus: Hawke’s Bay

Duration: 4 years

Intake: February and July

*Fee:  $21,000

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EIT provides two exceptional degrees in wine science and viticulture. You will explore everything about how grapes grow and how wine is actually made.

You will learn about grape choices, the soils, and nature they are best suited to, and the science needed in turning them into one of New Zealand’s most famous exports.

There can be no better time or place to explore the world of wine.

The program will equip you with the skill needed for making careers in the viticulture and winemaking businesses. They will lay foundation for ongoing learning in the world of grape and wine production.

The Bachelor of Viticulture

It is a 3 year course that equips with a wide variety of skills such as vineyard husbandry and the practical, scientific, managerial and supervisory knowledge needed to set your career in the grape industry.

Subject Covered are:

  • Plant physiology
  • Wine sensory science
  • Viticultural science
  • Vine physiology
  • Vine health
  • Vineyard establishment
  • Soil management
  • Viticulture work experience
  • Viticulture excursion
    The Bachelor of Wine Science

    It offers pathway to a career in many aspects of winemaking. This will equip you with skills to build a career in the winemaking industry.

    Subject Covered are:

  • Viticulture
  • Wine science
  • Wine analysis
  • Wine production
  • Wine sensory science
  • Wine science excursion
  • Winery experience
  • Winery engineering
  • Wine microbiology
  • Wine chemistry
    Career Outcomes:

    Bachelor of Viticulture careers:

  • Vineyard manager
  • Viticultural contractor
  • Research and development
  • Owner/operator of a winery/vineyard
  • Wine/viticulture educator
  • Grower liaison roles
    Bachelor of Wine Science careers:

  • Winemaker
  • Assistant Winemaker
  • Manager in wine, brewing or food industries
  • Research and development
  • Wine/viticulture educator
    Eligibility criteria

    Academic eligibility:

    10+2 in medical/ non-medical

    English language proficiency score:

    1. IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5
    2. TOEFL Score of 60 is required with a writing score of 20
    3. PTE required score is 50

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