VINEYARD AND WINERY ENGINEERING
Credit points: 15
This subject focuses on developing knowledge of the principal concepts of viticulture and winery engineering practices in commercial operations and the safe operation of facilities and equipment. Students will analyse and evaluate new information, concepts and techniques relating to viticulture and/or winery engineering and investigate the management of engineering problems in the vineyard. Students will also apply knowledge of viticulture or winery engineering to issues of environmental sustainability in the vineyard. Independent research by students is a feature of the subject.
Subject Co-ordinatorPenelope Smith
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Students must be admitted in the following course: SBATE
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsNote: This subject is taught at the Epping campus of Melbourne Polytechnic.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Grapevines: varieties, cultivation, and management
AuthorPetra V. SzaboJorge Shojania
PublisherNova Science Publishers
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Epping (Melbourne Polytechnic), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPenelope Smith
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 d workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
4 x Tutorial Assessments (350 words each, 1400 words total). There are 4 short tasks that build on each other, and are completed each fortnight for the first 8 weeks.
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
2 x written reports (900 words each, 1800 words total). A major written report on the full design and engineering of a winery
|Report||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
Practical report (1300 words). This is a written practical report on the major field trip, or a separate practical problem solving task in the vineyard.
|Report||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|