DEPARTMENT OF VITICULTURE AND OENOLOGY.
BScAgric in Grapevine and Wine Sciences. A 4-year BScAgric degree in Grapevine and Wine Sciences is offered at Stellenbosch University. It is the only University on the African continent where you can obtain a tertiary degree in this subject field. The foundation of the degree is based on the sciences of all studied subjects from analytical chemistry, soil science to innovation in grape and wine sciences. The degree includes both table and wine grapes. It also includes a 6-month final year work-integrated learning experience in the grape or wine industry.
The department also offers short courses, including: Garagiste winemaking course.
SOUTH AFRICAN GRAPE AND WINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (SAGWRI)
Honours, Masters or Doctoral degrees in Wine Biotechnology, Viticulture or Oenology
Postgraduate training and research in Grapevine and Wine Sciences and Biotechnology is coordinated by the South African Grape and Wine Research Institute (SAGWRI) at Stellenbosch University. SAGWRI is a research and post-graduate (only) training institute that operates across faculties as an open institute that can accept students with a diverse array of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. This brings tremendous opportunities to perform transdisciplinary research and students with a range of academic backgrounds (Agricultural Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, etc.) can be accommodated in the postgraduate programmes.