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The Master in Viticulture and Enology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore aims at addressing how vineyard and winery innovation is quickly becoming part of the Italian viticulture tradition. Italy is now the largest wine producer in the world and boasts the greatest variety in terms of cultivars.

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Overview

The pecularities of Italian viticulture and chances to maintain a leading role are today bound to the ability to introduce sustainable innovation whichout losing its well-known appeal.

Learning objectives

The main goals of the Viticulture and Enology program offered by Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore are:

  • To acquire solid methodology and knowledge suitable to address innovation issues in the vineyard and the winery
  • To achieve specific skills for new canopy management technique suitable to mitigate undesired climate-related effects, new sustainable approaches for pest and disease control, precision viticulture and enology
  • Develop the ability to diagnose limiting factors occurring in vineyard and winery and to produce suitable solutions
  • Learn to pro-actively take part in discussions dealing with viticulture and enology topics.
Career opportunities and professional recognition

The Master’s qualification in ‘Viticulture & Enology: innovation meets tradition’ will open up professional opportunities in the fields of viticulture and enology chain; wine marketing and distribution; restaurants; large scale retail trade and freelancing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vineyard variability: traditional  and precision approaches
  • Topic in wine-marketing
  • Enhancing the wine quality: innovation in monitoring and controls
  • Applied grapevine eco-physiology
  • Advances in enology
  • Disease and pest management toward a sustainable viticulture
  • Seminars on sustainable pesticides use and genetic traceability will also be provided

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Priority consideration deadline: 1 February
  • Final deadline: June 30

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of at least an undergraduate degree, obtained after a minimum of 3 years of study (180 ECTS)
  • The undergraduate degree must be obtained before the start of the program
  • Università Cattolica will evaluate candidates’ academic and personal background and decide if they meet the specific conditions for admission to the chosen graduate program
  • Basics in viticulture and enology are required. For those not having such requirement, a pre-course named “Viticulture, Enology and Peist Pathology” is offered over the three weeks preceeding the start of the Master.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

All scholarships are assigned on a merit basis and will be mostly given to students who apply by the priority deadline. Some scholarships may also target specific geographic regions. 

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