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Viticulture and Oenology with Honours, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #387 (QS) Christchurch, New Zealand
The Viticulture and Oenology with Honours programme at Lincoln University Canterbury is a one-year qualification for students who have completed a relevant undergraduate degree - usually the Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology. 
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The Viticulture and Oenology with Honours programme at Lincoln University Canterbury emphasises the integration of grape-growing and wine-making and its importance in the production of a quality product. 


Advanced study in this area includes exposure to the most recent research findings from Lincoln University's laboratories, as well as from around the world. The University's V&O output has been instrumental in the development of the grape and wine industry in Canterbury and Marlborough. 

Research programmes at Lincoln led directly to the establishment of South Island regions as viable areas for cool-climate viticulture and wine-making.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Ecology
  • Advanced Microbiology
  • Supply Chain Theory
  • Integrated Plant Protection
  • Plant Pathology
  • Grapevine Physiology
  • Topics in Oenology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • NCEA level 3 (i.e. a minimum of 60 credits at level 3 or above plus 20 credits at level 2 or above); and
  • A minimum of 14 credits at level 3 or higher in each of three approved subjects; and
  • Literacy – 5 reading credits and 5 writing credits at Level 2 or higher from standards on the NZQA list of university entrance literacy standards; and
  • Numeracy – 10 credits from standards on the NZQA list of numeracy standards

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17738 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4177 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4177 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • National students: 7300 NZD
  • International students: 31000 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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