BScAgric in Viticulture and Oenology at University of Stellenbosch

BScAgric programme outline and structure in Viticulture and Oenology.

Second and third-year focus on scientific and technological courses in Viticulture and Oenology. The fourth-year students will have the opportunity to complete an industry experience placement in viticulture and oenology.

Minimum Requirement

Write the NBTs AQL and MAT
• An NSC aggregate of at least 60% (excluding Life Orientation)
• English OR Afrikaans (Home Language or First Additional Language) 50%
• Mathematics 60%
• Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) 50%

Admission requirements

For admission to the University you need:
• A National Senior Certificate or school-leaving certificate from the Independent Examination Board as certified by Umalusi with admission to bachelor’s degree studies; or
• A university exemption certificate issued by the South African Matriculation Board to students with other school qualifications.
Admission to bachelor’s degree studies requires that you obtain a mark of at least 4 (50-59%) in each of four designated university admission subjects.

What can I do with a degree in viticulture and enology?

“Viticulture and enology graduates frequently take advantage of their research and internship positions to find work in vineyards and wineries,” according to their website.

“They may enter careers such as production management, quality control, and research.

What skills do you need to be a viticulturist?

Interested in horticulture or agriculture.

Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

Able to make accurate observations.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Good organizational skills.

Flexibility and adaptability.

Enjoy outdoor work.