Master of Science : Viticulture Enology & Wine Business

 

 

Contact : Marco LI CALZI

 

Objectives :

This is an innovative, new graduate degree designed to combine advanced training in Viticulture, Enology and Wine Business, while simultaneously developing workplace skills highly valued by employers.

Students gain advanced knowledge of the genetics, physiology and biochemistry of grapevines; the chemistry, microbiology and sensory science of wines; the impact of the terroir on the wine quality and typicity; and a deep understanding of the latest trends in the wine business.

 

General information :

 

Duration

  • Students: 16 months (3 semesters)

  • Wine Professionals: choice of 1 to 5 courses (each single course can be individually taken)

Program

Master of science: 5 courses + internship

 

Study Trip

Discovering the most famous French Wine Regions: Last week of each course (all expenses included in the tuition fees)

 

Courses, Internship and Master Thesis Defense

• Wine Production: Sept.-Oct. 2017

• Viticulture: Nov.-Dec. 2017

• Cellar Operations and Special Vinifications: Jan.-Feb. 2018

• Terroir: Mar.-Apr. 2018

• Wine Management: May-Jun. 2018

• Terroir: Mar.-Apr. 2018

• Internship: July-Nov. 2018

• Master Thesis Defense: Dec. 2018

Application Procedure and Deadlines

To apply for the Master of Science of Viticulture Enology and Wine Business, the requirements are:

  • A Bachelor of Science or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry, Viticulture & Enology or related field

  • For non-native English speakers: a good English knowledge (TOEFL: minimum score of 80 with minimum score of 20 in speaking, IELTS : minimum score of 6.0, TOEIC minimum score of 785)

 

The application file (to be sent by email to marco.licalzi@purpan.fr) must contain:

  • Pre-registration form
  • CV 
  • Motivation letter 
  • Official evidence of language proficiency
  • Two last full years of academic transcripts + the current year if applicable or copy of your BS or higher degree
  • Copy of ID

 

Admission Agenda

  • Deadline for MSci applications is on 16th June 2017

Deadlines for each individual module :

- 9th June 2017 : Wine Production

- 21st July 2017 : Viticulture

- 15th September 2017 : Cellar Operations and Special Vinifications

- 4th December 2017 : Terroir

- 5th February 2018 : Wine Management

  • Acceptance or denial will be communicated to the applicant within 3-4 weeks of application receival
  • The enrollment becomes effective at reception of the tuition fees (please inquire for payment instructions

All documents provided in other language than FR, EN, ES, IT, PT must be translated into FR or EN.

Career opportunities

The Master of Science of Viticulture, Enology and Wine Business will open up professional opportunities in the fields of viticulture and enology chain; wine marketing and distribution; restaurants; large scale retail trade and freelancing

Tuition fees for the Master of Science and Individual Courses

Master of Science:

5 courses + internship = €20.000

Courses:

• Wine Production: €4.500

• Viticulture: €4.300

• Cellar Operations and Special Vinifications: €4.500

• Terroir: €4.200

• Wine Management: €4.300

• Study Trip: please inquire