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You will gain an in-depth, professional degree covering both growing grapes (viticulture) and winemaking. It includes a six-week practical vintage, vineyard experience and a final year research project.
Mix with industry and researchers
You will be taught by well qualified, industry experienced staff and Plant and Food Research scientists. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to work in the industry because the programme was developed in consultation with key industry players including Pernod Ricard, Indevin, Wither Hills, Water Force, Wine Marlborough and Plant and Food Research.
The right programme for you
The Bachelor of Viticulture and Winemaking is suitable for you whether you are a high school graduate, you are wishing to change careers, or you are currently working in the wine industry and want to gain a qualification while in your existing employment.
You can study full, part time or online. If you want to study online, you must be working in industry and need to complete residential schools in Marlborough for 5 courses (4-5 days each) over the degree.
The first two years of the programme (Levels 5 and 6) are the compulsory courses. In your last year at level 7 you will have an opportunity to choose electives.
Career opportunities & pathways
After you successfully graduate you could gain employment as a viticulturist, a research and development technician, vineyard manager or owner, wine marketer or winemaker or assistant winemaker. You could also go onto further study.
Industry based learning
Off-site practical and workplace components are designed to provide you with practical experience and involve placement in a wine industry work environment which is actively supervised by competent and experienced workers and directed towards specific educational goals and skills training.
The Bachelor of Viticulture and Winemaking programme includes two compulsory Industry Practice courses, which include workplace components (work-based training),
You will spend this time working in industry to learn new skills and concepts as well as apply campus based learning in off-site practical and workplace environments. You may also be conducting research.
Any qualification (New Zealand or overseas) recognised by NZQA as being equivalent to the achievement of NCEA Level 3. If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), NMIT will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.
Any Level 4 qualification in a related field.
English language requirements
All applicants must have a standard of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English must have:
In exceptional circumstances, an applicant under the age of 20 years who does not meet the academic entry requirements may be granted entry to the Programme where they supply evidence to satisfy the Academic Committee of their ability to succeed on the Bachelor of Viticulture and Winemaking.
Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic Entry Requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience , may be approved for alternate entry. This may include Recognition of Prior Learning.
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