MSc - Wine Management - Burgundy School Of Business

MSc – WINE MANAGEMENT

Prérequis

Requirements

French Master 1 or international Bachelor

Campus

Dijon Campus

Full time ou part time

90 ECTS

Full time ou part time

Taught in English

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS


Study at the heart of our exclusive School of Wine & Spirits Business, the first building dedicated to teaching, research, and tastings in the world. This Master of Science is a flagship programme created by BSB in 2012 and since then, a tremendous amount of work has been put in place to provide the best content, faculty and teaching approach.

Our holistic programme allows students to gain management and financial skills in the alcoholic beverage industry alongside in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of an international business environment.

EXCELLENT FACULTY AND INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION

The MSc Wine Management programme is
proud to have an excellent teaching faculty with an international background offering theoretical knowledge along with practical advice and guidance. Our international faculty and experts either
have their own company or are active professionals in the wine, beer or spirits industry. This allows students to receive a rare opportunity to learn from successful teachers, and gain expertise on how to achieve the best results in their field.

BSB School of Wine and Spirits Business
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True to BSB’s core values, we provide very specialised and personalised teaching in small groups of 35 students maximum. Students participate in meetings and workshops to build personal professional projects and interact closely with our teaching experts.

BSB Certifications
UNIQUE TEACHING APPROACH

We offer an active learning method by delivering product knowledge and management training at the same time. Students are engaged in business simulations, real life scenarios in business, financial business plans as well as marketing techniques in spirits and wine. At the end of the programme, all students will earn WSET 2 level (WSET 3 is optional)

High level pedagocical content
EXCELLENT LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

The MSc Wine Management provides excellent facilities, the first of its kind in the world fully dedicated to training and research in wine and spirits management:
• 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 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.

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 bonds 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 MODULES

• 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.

REQUIREMENTS

Academic requirements

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

Language requirements

English language certificate:
IELTS 6.0 or TOEIC 750
Duolingo accepted: 95

ADMISSION PROCESS

1. Online Application

To apply for this programme, simply create your online account and application file and fill in all the required information and documents listed here.

Prior to submitting your online application, you will be asked to pay the non-refundable application fee of €100.

You can submit your application as soon as your application is complete and payment of application fee is made.

If your application is eligible, we will invite you to a motivation interview within a few days.

– Curriculum vitae
– Cover letter
– Copy of your last diploma or certificate of current schooling
– Language level certificates
– Photocopy of your passport or national identity card
– Letters of recommendation if you have some

2. Motivation interview

You will have the opportunity to express your motivation and ambition during a 20 to 30-minutes online interview. To ensure equal opportunities, this interview is a one-way online video interview, regardless of your nationality or place of residence, and can be conducted at your convenience within a period of 3 days.

During this interview, we encourage you to share your motivation but also your ambitions, experiences and expectations.

3. Deadlines

Applications are open until July 15th for applicants from outside the EU and until September 1st for students from within the EU.

As we offer rolling admissions, we advise you to apply as soon as possible to have time to complete any visa procedures and to prepare for your arrival in France.

All students admitted to BSB will be considered eligible for a scholarship, 60% of which will be assigned by February 15th.
Be sure to get your application in now!

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

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

Field trips

Field trips (travel and housing)

BSB MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP

BSB offers over 60 scholarships from 25% to 50% reduction on the 1st year of studies for international talented students.

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.

MEET OUR ALUMNI


Jiazhen Wu
BSB’16
Sales Manager
L’Impératrice – Hong Kong


Shruthi Mannar
BSB’13
Events & Wine Communications Executive
Moêt Hennesy LVMH – Inde


Guillaume Paxion
BSB’15
Project Manager
Veuve Ambal – France


Cameron Danis
BSB’16
Tasting Room Manager
Siduri Wines – Californie