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Bachelor of Science – Wine Science
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba/Queensland College of Wine Tourism

Course outline

This program prepares students for careers in the wine industry, including grape growing and wine making, management and marketing of a wine business or research into grape or wine production methods. Students are equipped with broad knowledge of the underlying scientific principles and practices of viticulture production and wine sensory analysis combined with intensive, real-world practical experience gained on commercial premises. Students have the option of choosing a second area of specialisation to complement their science major and create a program that best suits them. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Science – Wine Science at USQ.


The wine science major is not available fully on-campus or fully by external study. To complete the program, students need to undertake courses in a mix of external and on-campus modes.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.


General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Mathematical Methods; Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Science In Practice.
Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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* “<5" – indicates less than 5 OP/Rank based offers were made

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Career opportunities

Vineyard or winery operation, production management, quality control or research and development in the wine, brewing and food processing industries.

Course Code
Start Date
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Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Darling Downs & South West QLD
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