Viticulture and Oenology from Plumpton College covers key areas such as sparkling wine production, climate change, and sustainability.
You’ll have opportunities to visit other wine-producing areas in Europe throughout your course.
Supported by our friendly wine department staff, you’ll be able to benefit from their considerable international expertise and research experience in addition to our outstanding wine centre facilities; enabling you to access an outstanding Master’s level education.
This course gives you the opportunity to develop advanced skills in vinegrowing and winemaking; making you highly employable in senior roles requiring a high technical knowledge and considerable degree of responsibility. Ideally, this qualification will enable you to apply the knowledge and understanding gained through your previous qualification, within a wine industry context, at a high level.
You could go on to choose a role as a vineyard manager, viticultural consultant, winemaker or winemaking consultant either in the wine trade, or wine production, anywhere in the world where wine is produced or sold. Alternatively, you may choose to continue your studies to achieve a PhD qualification in a related subject.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Grape and Wine Composition
- The Science and Application of Winemaking
- Applied Viticulture and Winemaking
- Research Methods and Statistics
- Climate Change and Sustainable Wine Production
- The Science of Sparkling Wine
- Vineyard and Winery Innovation
- 18 months
- 30 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesFood Sciences Agriculture Horticulture View 39 other Masters in Agriculture in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Typical entry requirements are attainment of Level 3 literacy in chemistry and/or biological science plus an honours degree in an appropriate subject. Equivalent overseas qualifications will also be accepted.
- Applicants will be interviewed at the college, or via an internet-based video link.
- A further course requirement is a pass grade or higher at the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines.
- Students with English as a second language will be required to have gained IELTS band score 6.0 overall or above, with no less than 5.5 in each component of the 'academic' IELTS test.
National10000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10000 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
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