Graduate Certificate of Science (Wine Science)
Swirl, sniff, sip, spit and study
Do you have dreams of growing your own grapes or producing some wine in Burgundy, Margaret River or the Granite Belt? Do you want to be an important part of an exciting and growing industry?
USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Science (Wine Science) suits secondary teachers in the sciences who wish to upgrade their knowledge of recent advances in wine science and university graduates working in the wine industry. Highly applied and analytical, the course is suitable for those of you looking for a career change.
Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Science allows students to articulate into the Graduate Diploma of Science.
Other specialisations in the Graduate Certificate of Science include:
Agricultural, Applied Data Science, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Environment and Sustainability, Mathematics, Mathematics for High School Teaching, Mathematics for Primary/Middle School Teaching, Physics, Science for Primary/Middle School Teaching, Statistics.
In addition to the courses listed below, external students will also have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (4 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 4676|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 12100|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- 3-year degree from an Australian university or equivalent
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
To apply for this degree:
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.