About this course
Melbourne School of Professional and Continuing Education
Current Students: TL-Globalwines@unimelb.edu.au
Ms Sonja Needs
Intended learning outcomes
The objective of this graduate qualification is to provide:
- an international capstone component to the current breadth sequence in wine offered at the University of Melbourne providing both disciplinary and cohort coherence and a bridge between undergraduate experience and what lies beyond
- students with a greater depth of understanding of the global wine industry ,through grounding this knowledge in a broad and international intellectual and cultural framework, developing capacity for graduates to work adaptively in settings that are professionally, culturally and geographically diverse.
- an opportunity for students to experience the international wine industry in situ in France and explore the evolving patterns of global interconnection within the wine industry together with its cultural diversity
- students with experiences in foreign languages (French) which explicitly address cross‐cultural communication issues and provide training in language and intercultural skills
- Capstone experience both disciplinary and cohort coherence and a bridge between undergraduate experience and what lies beyond
- integration of disciplinary knowledge and skills as a core characteristic of the capstone experience.
- Achievement in writing, research activities, problem-solving and communication.
- Be creative thinkers, with an aptitude for self-directed learning.
- Teamwork through collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems and situations.
- Have an understanding of the social and cultural diversity in a global community.
- Respect cultures and values different from our own
- Understanding of social, political, historical and cultural contexts and international awareness.
- Public speaking and confidence in self-expression: through class presentations and discussion.
- The ability to critically assess information from a range of sources, and assess its quality and relevance to the questions under consideration
- The logical organisation of philosophical and commercial concepts
The Melbourne Experience enables our graduates to become:
- Academically excellent:
- have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship
- have in-depth knowledge of their specialist discipline(s)
- reach a high level of achievement in writing, generic research activities, problem-solving and communication
- be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
- be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies
- Knowledgeable across disciplines:
- examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines
- expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse subjects
- have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems
- have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment
- Leaders in communities:
- initiate and implement constructive change in their communities, including professions and workplaces
- have excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations
- mentor future generations of learners
- engage in meaningful public discourse, with a profound awareness of community needs
- Attuned to cultural diversity:
- value different cultures
- be well-informed citizens able to contribute to their communities wherever they choose to live and work
- have an understanding of the social and cultural diversity in our community
- respect indigenous knowledge, cultures and values
- Active global citizens:
- accept social and civic responsibilities
- be advocates for improving the sustainability of the environment
- have a broad global understanding, with a high regard for human rights, equity and ethics
Last updated: 18 December 2020