MSc - Wine Management - Burgundy School Of Business

MSc – WINE MANAGEMENT

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS


Whatever your level of experience or education, if you have a passion for the world of wine, beer and spirits, our MSc Wine Management is for you.

Do you want to work in communication or wine marketing? Are you more interested in finance, logistics and management? Do you already have a project and want to create your own company?
The MSc Wine Management is based on a solid academic training, enriched by study trips and field meetings, which are essential if you are to grasp all the professional aspects of the world of wine and spirits.

CURRICULUM FROM THE SCHOOL OF WINE & SPIRITS BUSINESS

Founded in 2013, the School of Wine & Spirits Business is  dedicated to education and research in the wine and spirits industries. With 3 specialised programmes, the oldest of which was created in 1988, a unique dedicated building on campus including a business laboratory, a wine and spirits store and a tasting room, you can benefit from infrastructures dedicated to excellence!

With 1,000 alumni from around the world in leadership positions in the sector, the alumni network offers unprecedented opportunities and professional potential for its graduates.

BSB School of Wine and Spirits Business
AN EXCEPTIONAL WORKING ENVIRONMENT

• The Wine & Spirits Business Lab: a behavioural research laboratory dedicated to the world of wines and spirits
• The Tasting Room: a fully equipped room for tasting sessions.
• The Wine Cellar: a 12-degree display room located at the entrance of the School of Wine, showcasing the greatest vintages from France and elsewhere.
• Spirits World, an area dedicated to the discovery of spirits
• The Business Lounge, an elegant reception lounge

BSB Certifications
A WORLD-RENOWNED CERTIFICATION IN THE FIELD OF WINE AND SPIRITS EDUCATION: THE WSET 2 AND 3 TRAINING COURSE

Wine Fundamentals, specialised courses in marketing, management and finance as applied to the industry, leading to a world-renowned certification in your sector.

High level pedagocical content
SCHOLARLY EXCELLENCE

• 14 teacher-researchers
• 1 Master of Wine
• 60 wine and spirits industry experts

AN UNRIVALLED NETWORK IN THE WORLD OF WINES AND SPIRITS

A network of more than 2000 alumni of the School of Wine and Spirits Business, and nearly 16,000 BSB graduates.
Partners in each field of expertise: import/export, distribution, production, marketing & innovation, communication, etc…
Strong contacts with industry leaders in France and abroad (Asia, United States) thanks to numerous study trips and conferences.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL
OF WINE & SPIRITS BUSINESS

CURRICULUM


The MSc Wine Management programme aims to enable each student to acquire advanced expertise in the wine and spirits industry in 1 year.

SEMESTER 1

WINE & SPIRITS FUNDAMENTALS MODULES

• Grapes & Wines of the World
• Spirits & Liqueurs of the World
• Viticulture and oenology
• Wines and Spirits tastings and fieldtrips

WINE & SPIRITS MANAGEMENT MODULESS

• Economic environment of the Wine Industry
• Finance in the Wine & Spirits Industry
• Sales and distribution in the Wine & Spirits Industry
• Marketing in the Wine, Beer & Spirits Industry
• Wine & Spirits Tourism
• Legal rules in the Wine and Spirits Industry

PRACTICAL APPROACH MODULES

• Specialist lectures and meetings with industry representatives
• Professional project
• Fieldtrips

SEMESTER 2

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MODULES

• Business Ethics
• Innovation Management
• Research Methodology
• Global Strategy in the Wine & Spirits industry
• Corporate Social Responsibility

WINE MANAGEMENT MODULES

• Legal protection: Brand, Model, Design
• Introduction to the Law of Contracts
• Wine & Spirits Marketing Focus: Asia
• Logistics
• Conferences: distribution, wine and culture

PRACTICAL APPROACH MODULES

• Wine Business Game
• Institutional tastings, Thematic conferences
• Wine Exhibition, Tastings, Fieldtrips
• Job Conferences

SEMESTER 3

PROFESSIONAL THESIS

with optional internship

Paysage de la Cote de Nuits :  vue sur le Clos des Lambrays, Grand cru de la commune de Morey-Saint-Denis.

ADMISSIONS


REQUIREMENTS :

English language certificate: IELTS 6.0 or TOEIC 785

A non-French Bachelor degree or a French Master 1 in any field

Oral test of motivation

APPLICATION PROCESS: (administrative fees: 100€)  

Online application form 
Oral motivational speech with the Director of the programme to discuss your motivations.

FINANCING


Tuition fees for the MSc Wine Management are €15,000
This “all inclusive” rate, guaranteed throughout your course, includes the following services:

The Hub: access to school support services, Career Booster, International Coaching, Wellness Center.

Campus and Learning Center access (open 6 days a week, 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays)

BSB Alumni: Take advantage of the power of our network of over 16,000 graduates

Optional catch-ups, e-learning support, group project tutoring

Field trips (travel and housing)

CAREERS


MSc Wine Management graduates will become specialists in the wine and spirits industry, with the knowledge needed to sell a product as unique as wine. It will allow graduates to occupy various positions such as:

brand manager
import-export manager
sales agent
administrative and financial manager
communication manager
public relations manager
wine and spirits store manager

The BSB Career Centre helps you throughout your career to build your professional project and connects you with the BSB Alumni network as well as with potential recruiters in the sector.