Wine Industry Tertiary Studies
An annually updated list of Tertiary institutions and the programmes they offer. E & OE, you should make your own enquiries before deciding on any particular course of study.
EIT, Hawkes Bay and Gisborne (North Island)
EIT offers viticulture, wine science and wine business programmes from its campuses in Hawke’s Bay and Gisborne, two of New Zealand’s major winegrowing regions. Offering grapegrowing and winemaking programmes for almost 30 years, EIT’s experienced lecturers are also engaged in research in collaboration with the wine industry.
As at August 2016 :
Diploma, Degree and Graduate Diploma programmes in viticulture, wine science and wine marketing are offered in Hawke’s Bay. Most of these programmes are available by distance as well as on-campus.
A Certificate in Grapegrowing and Winemaking offers a wide range of practical skills gained from learning in our 70 tonne winery and 1.6 hectare vineyard in Gisborne. The winery produces commercial wine under the Waimata and Cognoscenti labels.
Diploma, Degree and Graduate Diploma programmes:
Diploma in Grapegrowing and Winemaking (2 years full time study)
Bachelor of Wine Science (3 years full time study)
Bachelor of Viticulture (3 years full time study)
Bachelor of Wine Science and Bachelor of Viticulture Concurrent degrees ( 4 years full time study)
Graduate Diploma in Oenology (1 year full time study)
Graduate Diploma in Viticulture (1 year full time study)
Graduate Diploma in Wine Marketing (1 year full time study)