UE Code : VINVM2-THE-THE Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Master of Science / Master International Vintage

Level :

Second year of the Master International Vintage

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0.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)


Objectives :

- Gaining experience in the field of interest
- Address issues while taking into account a set of dimensions scientific, technical, strategic and human
The project must take place in a professional environment and confront a hypothesis, which was approved by the pedagogic committee. Except of the direct supervisor of the thesis work in each institute or company a coordinator professor is assigned to each student in order to support him in the country of interest. Throughout the project, the pedagogic committee follows and supervises the student's work and methodology.

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Assessment :

Thesis report 12 credit points, project management report 3 ECTS credit points, presentation of the thesis to a professional jury 9 ECTS credit points, personal evaluation by the company coach (maître de stage) 6 ECTS credit points

This assessment is chaired by universities delivering the double degree.

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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