Graduate Certificate in Wine Business (GCertWineBus)

Program Code


Program Minimum Units


Standard Duration

6 months

Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

AQF Level


Academic Year


Special Notes

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This program provides wine business and marketing education customised to the particular demands of the global wine trade, the unique features of the domestic and overseas wine industries, and wine as a product. Students learn to combine cutting edge and world best-practice wine marketing know-how with a working knowledge and skills in both winemaking and viticulture, thus incorporating the entire wine value chain. This is what wine industries worldwide expect wine business professionals to know and understand. Wine Business graduates possess professional skills, which enable them to implement wine business and marketing principles, theories, practices and operations in the wine industry anywhere in the world.
The Graduate Certificate in Wine Business is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard duration of 0.5 years.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Certificate in Wine Business

There shall be a Graduate Certificate in Wine Business .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Graduate Certificate in Wine Business the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following courses with a combined total of not less than 12 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 6 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 6 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 6 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
OENOLOGY 7000NW Foundations of Wine Science 3
MARKETNG 7104 Marketing Management (M) 3