Graduate Diploma in Oenology (GDipOenol)

Program Code


Academic Year


Program Faculty

Faculty of Sciences

Special Notes

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This program provides advanced knowledge in all aspects of modern winemaking. It employs an integrated ‘from grape to the glass’ approach, covering the global marketing of wine and an understanding of viticulture. The Waite campus is co-located with a number of research partners, providing a stimulating and unique environment for training, exposing students to the latest technologies and enabling them to learn from leaders in their field.
The Graduate Diploma in Oenology is an AQF Level 8 program with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Oenology

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Oenology .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Oenology, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 18 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 18 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
OENOLOGY 7019WT Sensory Studies 3
OENOLOGY 7028WT Introductory Winemaking 3
VITICULT 7002WT Viticultural Science A 3
OENOLOGY 7047WT Winemaking at Vintage 3
OENOLOGY 7022WT Cellar and Winery Waste Management 3
OENOLOGY 7010WT Stabilisation and Clarification 3