72 months
31200 AUD/year
8648 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Combine all elements of the grape-to-table journey with the Bachelor of Wine Business from Charles Sturt University. If you aspire to a career in sales and marketing or to manage and run a vineyard or winery, this course is for you.  


Our Bachelor of Wine Business at Charles Sturt University is designed to develop knowledge and skills in winemaking, wine science, viticulture, wine appraisal and business.

A wide range of subjects mean you will acquire skills in accounting, management and marketing. Our graduates are knowledgeable, practical, job-ready and meet the highest expectations of the wine industry. This course includes hands-on experience through workplace learning.  

Complete your studies while working in the wine industry, gaining both theoretical and practical experience. If you do not wish to study the business element of the degree, you may choose to exit after four years of study with an Associate Degree in Winegrowing.

The Diploma of Production Horticulture (Viticulture), Diploma of Viticulture and Diploma of Wine Technology at Goulburn Ovens TAFE (GOTAFE) provide an admission pathway to the Bachelor of Wine Business. Graduates of these TAFE qualifications will receive credit towards their Charles Sturt University degree.

Career opportunities

This degree will prepare you for a business career in the rapidly expanding global wine industry. You'll be well placed to establish and/or develop your own vineyard and/or small winery.

  • Confidently oversee all aspects of wine production – from vineyard management and wine production to marketing in a boutique operation.
  • Use your advanced marketing skills to position your brand as a market leader.
  • Contribute towards the growth of recognisable wine brands in the domestic and global markets. Help strategise and consolidate Australia's share of a global industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Agriculture Business Risk and Investment
  • Food Environment and Culture 
  • Property Planning and Development
  • Agribusiness Planning
  • Professional Skills in Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Viticultural Science
  • Grape and Wine Science
  • Wine Science
  • Wine Production
  • Sensory Science

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

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  • A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR of 60 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent, OR
  • A completed Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with an equivalent ranking to the currently listed ATAR, OR
  • A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification, OR
  • 50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification, OR
  • A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies, OR
  • Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31200 AUD per year during 72 months.
  • National

    8648 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8648 AUD per year during 72 months.
  • Domestic students: Commonwealth supported place 


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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