Wine Business and Innovation, Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters

Study Options

Online, Full-time, Part-time


6-24 months full-time (depending upon qualification chosen)


Level 8-9

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World-class wine business

This exciting new qualification is designed to apply an advanced and broad body of knowledge to your existing industry experience, and to provide you with the skills needed to keep your knowledge current. The programmes build from a Postgraduate Certificate on to a Diploma and then to a Masters in a flexible, multi-layered format designed to provide study options, extend your knowledge, deepen your understanding, and consolidate your future at the forefront of wine business management.

Whichever path you take, the programme will develop your critical thinking skills and your ability to lead and influence decision-making in wine businesses both in New Zealand and overseas. It’s our business to help you study, so flexible options mean you’ll be able to study part-time or full-time towards this qualification, as you work around other commitments such as your current employment and family.


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Programme Coordinator, Carolyn Russell on 06 830 1856 or email Carolyn.

If required, we can supply you with a plan and advice to complete the programme of your choice.

Master of Wine Business and Innovation

Postgraduate Diploma in Wine Business and Innovation

Postgraduate Certificate in Wine Business and Innovation

Your future career and study opportunities

The programmes in the Wine Business and Innovation suite will enable graduates to:

  • Increase their knowledge base, professional skills, and confidence within the wine industry
  • Develop, manage, and advise a wine business
  • Pursue their domestic or international career goals within the industry

In addition, the master’s degree will position graduates to pursue further wine business research at doctoral level, should they so wish.


There are two entry dates per year:

  • January
  • July


Entry requirements

Entry with credit

International entry requirements

Academic learning services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

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Hawke’s Bay Campus


EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact or call in for a chat.