Bachelor of Viticulture in Eastern Institute of Technology

Eastern Institute of Technology

Campus: Hawke’s Bay

Duration: 3 years

Intake: February and July

*Fee:  $21,000

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EIT provides two exceptional degrees in viticulture and wine science. You will explore everything about how grapes grow and how wine is 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 is never been a better time or place to explore the world of wine.

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.

Subjects are:

  • Plant physiology
  • Wine sensory science
  • Viticultural science
  • Vine physiology
  • Vine health
  • Vineyard establishment
  • Soil management
  • Viticulture work experience
  • Viticulture excursion
    Career Outcomes:

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