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Bachelor of Wine Science

Charles Sturt University
6 years
Part time
Bachelor's degree
Online / distance program
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Program description

Combine science and creativity to develop outstanding wines with the Bachelor of Wine Science from Charles Sturt University. Designed to develop your knowledge and skills in winemaking, wine science and wine appraisal, this degree is backed by a four-decade history of delivery and is taught by experienced professionals in the field.

Program content

Our Bachelor of Wine Science combines wine production, wine chemistry and wine sensory subjects, offering you the scientific background in chemistry, microbiology and plant science that underpins wine science studies.

Uncover the sensory characteristics of wines and develop your scientific approach to produce winning ranges. During this course you’ll learn how taste, texture and smell influence the wine-tasting experience, and you’ll apply this knowledge to your own winemaking.

Hone your understanding of the science and technology of wine production, wine microbiology, wine chemistry and winery engineering. Discover the techniques to emphasise styles of winemaking and learn how these influence wine structure and quality.

Charles Sturt University's presence in the wine industry is significant, with more than 1000 graduates of our wine and viticulture courses now occupying positions in the Australian and international wine industries.

Combine coursework with real-world experience – apply your new knowledge to your current wine industry role. Take the opportunity to test your learning in an international context with an overseas placement.

About this institute

Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University (CSU)

Charles Sturt University (CSU) is the largest non-metropolitan university in Australia. Charles Sturt University campuses are located throughout Australia including New South Wales, Canberra, and study centres in Sydney and Melbourne. Charles Sturt University's state-of-the-art facilities offer students career-focused, academic excellence. Programs at CSU are divided...

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