Graduate Diploma in Wine Business (GDipWineBus)

Program Code


Academic Year


Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

Special Notes

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Using a blended delivery approach and involvement from industry experts, the program provides wine business and market development education customised to meet the needs of those involved the domestic and global wine trade, tailored to the unique attributes of the wine production and sales industry.
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 possesses professional skills that enable them to devise and implement domestic and internationally oriented wine business and global market development principles, theories, strategies in the wine industry anywhere in the world.
The Graduate Diploma in Wine Business is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.


Condition of Enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Wine Business

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Wine Business .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Graduate Diploma 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 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
OENOLOGY 7000NW Foundations of Wine Science 3
WINE 7002 Evaluating Domestic and International Wine Markets 3
MARKETNG 7104 Marketing Management (M) 3
OENOLOGY 7530WT Grape and Wine Production 3