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Bachelor of Viticulture
Type: Course - University/TAFE
Location: Wagga Wagga, NSW
Contact: Yann Guisard - Course Director
Institution: Charles Sturt University
Address: Locked Bag 588, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2678 Australia
T: (02) 6365 7889
CSU's Bachelor of Viticulture is designed for specialist vineyard management with extensive studies of viticulture, vine physiology, vine pests and diseases, water and soil management.
Description: CSU's Bachelor of Viticulture is designed for specialist vineyard management with extensive studies of viticulture, vine physiology, vine pests and diseases and water and soil management. This is combined with skills in wine production, wine sensory assessment and agribusiness management.
CSU has contributed to the industry since 1975 by developing courses that offer a unique blend of science, business and practical training for wine industry personnel. With access to an on campus commercial winery, which is at the forefront of viticultural practices and winemaking techniques and teaching staff who are experienced professionals in the field, our students graduate with the knowledge and hands-on experience that give them the edge in the wine industry.
The course aims to:
- Give a balanced foundation in botany, chemistry, microbiology, soil science and statistics.
- Examine topics such as site selection, grapevine varieties, propagation, vineyard establishment and management, irrigation and plant protection.
- Cover the chemical and biological processes that affect wine production, the principles, techniques and procedures for producing quality wines and also wine evaluation.
- Develop agribusiness management skills including economics, business and financial management and marketing.
Applications: You can apply online at the CSU website. Follow the “Apply Now” link at the bottom of the course description web page.
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