Who can apply?

MWs and Students.pngThe study programme is open to any person who can meet the entry requirements. Those applying to the Study Programme are referred to as applicants. 

All applicants must hold a wine qualification, at least WSET Diploma in level or equivalent. For example a Bachelors' or Masters' degree in wine (oenology, viticulture, wine business etc.), or an appropriately high level sommelier certificate.

All applicants should have a minimum of three years prior professional work experience in the global wine community. And finally, all applicants must provide a reference to support their application, from a Master of Wine or another senior wine trade professional.

During the application process the applicant is also required to complete a practical and theory assignment. Assignments are assessed holistically to establish whether the applicant has sufficient knowledge, expertise and requisite communication skills to commence the study programme.

What to know more?
Join us at an introductory weekend or information session 

Every year and around the world the we hold introductory weekends and hour long information sessions for prospective students. The weekends offer an introduction to the study programme, with MW-led tastings and theory sessions. The information sessions provide an overview of the Study Programme and an opportunity to ask any questions you might have about the Institute and the MW study programme.Find out where and when our next sessions are here 

Applications for the MW study programme will open on 1 June 2018.

Study Programme Prospectus (5MB)