Bachelor of Wine Science 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 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 suitable for, and the science needed in turning them into one of most famous exports of New Zealand.

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

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

The course offers a pathway to a career in many fields of wine making. Bachelor of Wine Science will equip you with skills to shape a prosperous career in the wine making 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:

  • Careers options are:
  • 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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