UE Code : VINVM1-LAN1-LAN1 Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Master of Science / Master International Vintage

Level :

First year of the Master International Vintage

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Studies organization

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Semester :


Total Hours :

0.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)


Objectives :

The general objective of this course is the acquisition by the student of language and expression tools allowing them to work in the languages studied. Two modern European languages are practiced during this module in addition to the mother tongue of the student. The module focuses on two different academic units, one for each language studied, 4 ECTS credit points credits for the first and 4 ECTS credit points for the second.

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Prerequisites :

Teaching methods :

Lectures and practice work (visits, group work or individual):
• Lectures, tutorials
• Professional visits in English and in French
• Individual and group work
• Oral presentation and debate

Assessment :

Certificate in English (for non-English speaking students) or French (for non-francophone students) must be obtained before or during the training to obtain a Master's degree, namely:
- TOEFL minimum 550 points or TOEIC * minimum750 points
- TFI minimum 750 points * (French)

Bibliography :

International Vintage Master

A full-fledged curriculum in the wine industry. From the study of wine "terroirs" to the analysis of consumer behaviour, the curriculum combines technological, economic and marketing knowledge with case studies. Throughout the course, modules take place in France and in,  at least, 2 other countries among partner institutions.
The International Vintage Master is designed to help students develop :
- Technical skills:vineyard management, grape and wine quality improvement, vinemaking techniques, influence of «terroir», environmental issues, etc…
- Strategic skills:wine markets, economic issues and «terroir» wine marketing, national and international wine industry strategies.
Students can attend this Master as a Degree seeker or a semester as exchange students.
The complete syllabus is not available yet. You will find the description of the 1st year (VM1) that takes place in ESA, Angers. For any further information about the other semesters, please take contact with Chantal Maury