Concepts in Viticulture and Wine Science

Subject AGRI90030 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 1, Dookie - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Flexible delivery involving printed learning material, online learning through the LMS and attendance at one 1-week compulsory residential school.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 1-week compulsory residential school.
Total Time Commitment: 12 hours per week




Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

Attend week long teaching block at Dookie campus.

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


Ms Jacinta Way
Subject Overview:

This subject has six modules in which it introduces topics that will be further developed in later viticulture and wine science subjects. The modules include an introduction to viticulture, soil, grapevine structure and function, pests and diseases, wine microbiology and wine chemistry.

Objectives: Information not available
Assessment: Practical book from Residential School (30%); Assignment x 1 (30%); Assignments x 2 (40%)
Prescribed Texts:

Dry, P.R. and Coombe, B.G. (eds) (2004) Viticulture. Volume 1: Resources. Winetitles, Adelaide.

Coombe, B.G. and Dry, P.R. (eds) (1992) Viticulture. Volume 2: Practices. Winetitles, Adelaide.

Rankine, B.(2004) Making Good Wine. Macmillan,Sydney,NSW

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: none
Related Course(s): Graduate Certificate in Wine Technology and Viticulture
Graduate Diploma in Wine Technology and Viticulture
Master of Wine Technology and Viticulture
Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science

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