Fees

The fees for the 2017/18 Study Programme are as follows:
Application Fee

Without tax

(If EU tax number is provided)

 

With tax

(VAT at 20%)

 

GBP170

 

GBP204

 

 

2017-18 Study Programme fees

Europe

(£)

North America

(£)

Australasia

(£)

 

Without tax

(if EU tax number provided)

With tax

(VAT at 20%)

Tax not applicable

With tax

(GST at 10%)

Stage 1 (inclusive of S1A fee)

GBP 3,600

GBP 4,320

GBP 3,110*

GBP 3,421*

Stage 2 fee

GBP 3,600

GBP 4,320

GBP 3,110*

GBP 3,421*

Stage 2 2018 examination entry fee

GBP 1,570

GBP 1,884

GBP 1,570

GBP 1,727

Research paper fee (2017-18 session)

GBP 1,130

GBP 1,320

GBP 1,320

GBP 1,320

The fees will cover the tuition of the given programme and, in certain cases, residential accommodation. Fees marked with * do not include accommodation. Please note, fees are subject to annual review.

What the study programme includes

 
Participation in the residential Seminars, which offer a variety of lectures, workshops and tasting sessions.
Participation in Course Days.
Personal Mentor support from a Master of Wine.
Discounted tickets for Institute events. Students receive a 25% discount, or another discount as stipulated, from the standard price. Tastings and seminars are invaluable sources of information and they often provide unparalleled opportunity to taste across vintages, styles or regions.
Assessments in the form of the Assignment Marking Schemes (AMS). These include both theory and practical assignments, which are centrally set, marked and evaluated.
The Examination Syllabus, stipulating the areas of knowledge, skills and expertise necessary to pass the MW examination.
Marking band descriptions and grades, setting out the requirements in terms of what represents the pass level and how grades are distinguished above and below the pass level.
A printed Student Guide, giving advice on the MW study programme.
Access to the Institute’s website, which contains a wealth of resources and information.
 
If you have questions about the Study Programme that are not addressed on the website, you can contact Angus Brook, the Institute's Education Officer, at abrook@mastersofwine.org 

 

The following website provides information on international currency conversion rates. This may provide an idea on the programme fee equivalent rate in different currencies: http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/. The Institute of Masters of Wine is not responsible for the accuracy of these rates. 

Applications to join Stage 1 of the Institute's Study Programme are now closed.

Applications will re-open on 1 June 2017.