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Wine Business, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
University rank #710 (BCR) Online
Combine all elements of the grape-to-table journey with the Bachelor of Wine Business from Charles Sturt University.
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The Bachelor of Wine Business is designed to develop knowledge and skills in winemaking, wine science, viticulture, wine appraisal and business.

  • Learning specialist business skills

    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.

  • Study your way

    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.

  • Articulation agreements

    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.

  • Manage end-to-end operations

    Confidently oversee all aspects of wine production – from vineyard management and wine production to marketing in a boutique operation.

  • Influence brands and their reach

    Use your advanced marketing skills to position your brand as a market leader.

  • Support national and regional industry capacity

    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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Business and Financial Management
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Food, Environment and Culture
  • Precision Agriculture and Data Handling
  • Professional Experience in Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Industry Practice 
  • Soil Science
  • Agriculture Business Risk and Investment
  • Property Planning and Development
  • Agribusiness Planning
  • Chemical Fundamentals
  • Botany
  • Viticultural Science
  • Wine Science 
  • Wine Production 
  • Sensory Science
  • Wine Sensory Assessment
  • Human Resources Management
  • Business Law
  • Food & Beverage Engineering
  • Winery Engineering
  • Buyer Behaviour
  • International Marketing
  • Vine Physiology and Performance
  • Integrated Vineyard Management
  • Wine Microbiology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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General Requirements

Provider CRICOS 00005F

  • A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR of 65 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.
  • 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.
  • A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification.
  • 50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
  • 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30400 AUD per year and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    9504 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9504 AUD per year and a duration of 72 months.
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