Graduate Diploma in Viticulture (GDipVit)

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 grape-growing including: advanced production techniques, vineyard establishment, mineral nutrition, advanced vine physiology and biotechnology, pest and disease control, efficient water use strategies, and the engineering of production and irrigation. Students may also gain a basic working knowledge of wine production, and some aspects of the global marketing of wine, which reflect trends in the wine industry towards an integrated approach from grape to glass.
The Graduate Diploma in Viticulture is an AQF Level 8 program with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Viticulture

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Viticulture .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Viticulture, 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 12 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 12 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
VITICULT 7002WT Viticultural Science A 3
VITICULT 7021WT Viticultural Science B 3
VITICULT 7038WT Viticultural Methods and Procedures 3
OENOLOGY 7028WT Introductory Winemaking 3