Bachelor of Science (Wine Science)

University of Southern Queensland
Indicative Price: AUD 19060
Duration: 3 years or part-time equivalent
Qualification: Bachelor Degree
Location: Toowoomba

Swirl, sniff, sip, spit and study

Do you have dreams of growing your own grapes or producing some wine in Burgundy, Margaret River or the Granite Belt? Do you want to be an important part of an exciting and growing industry? Dream no more. USQ’s Bachelor of Science (Wine Science) is the only degree of its type in Northern Australia and it will not disappoint.

Utilising a purpose-built $8.5 million education and training facility, the Queensland College of Wine Tourism, this degree offers on-site training in commercial vineyards, wineries, winery laboratories, and sensory analysis in association with regional wine shows. Who could resist a residential school in the heart of one of Australia’s burgeoning wine districts? Highly applied and analytical, the course is suitable for school leavers, international students, producers and those of you looking for a career change.

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Units Of Study:

Year 1

  • Grape and Wine Production
  • Succeeding in Science
  • Communicating in the Sciences
  • Data Analysis
  • Foundation Mathematics

Year 2

  • Viticultural and Winemaking Practice
  • Viticultural Principles and Production
  • Wine Biochemistry and Microbiology
  • Wine Production

Year 3

  • Wine Sensory Analysis
  • Industry Placement
  • Viticultural and Winemaking Practice 2
Online Course: No
Funding Available: Yes

Eligibility Criteria :

15 OP / 66 Rank (2017 requirements)

Subject pre-requisites: English (4, SA), Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent

Recommended prior study: Mathematics B (4, SA) and one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Science or equivalent. If you do not have the recommended Mathematics B level for entry then you are recommended to undertake MAT1000 Mathematics Fundamentals as an elective course.

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

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