Food, Wine & Beer Lincoln University Areas of Specialisation

Food, Wine & Beer Lincoln University Areas of Specialisation
Lincoln University
Areas of Specialisation

Wine & Beer
Food, Wine & Beer Lincoln University Areas of Specialisation
Things grow when the
conditions are right.
                                              Welcome                                          Contents
This is true for industry and agriculture,
and it’s most certainly true for people.
At Lincoln University, helping you to grow
is what we’re all about.
And we encourage you to do it your way,       Lincoln University is proud                      Lincoln and the Canterbury region              02
                                                                                               Why Lincoln University?                        03
with diverse learning options that fit your   to help grow your future.                        Lincoln at a glance                            04
ambitions in an environment that allows       As the longest running agriculturally based      Areas of specialisation & qualifications       05
                                              university in the Southern Hemisphere,
you to flourish.                              Lincoln's story begins with farming but
                                                                                               Lincoln University's areas of specialisation   06
                                                                                               Food, Wine and Beer                            07
                                              it certainly doesn’t end there. As New           Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Marketing    08
We partner you with industry to prepare       Zealand’s economy has diversified so have        Bachelor of Science (Food Science)             10
you for the real world and to plant the       we. What we are interested in growing
                                              is people.
                                                                                               Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology            12
                                                                                               Additional majors                              14
seeds of a rewarding future.                  Now more than ever, we are enabling our          Choose an additional major                     16
                                              students to grow to meet urgent industry
So when the time comes, you’re ready          demands in areas such as food, fibre,
                                                                                               Careers                                        17
                                              sustainability, agribusiness and more.
to go out there and grow the future for                                                        Growing careers                                24
                                              At Lincoln, we offer great learning and          A student journey                              25
yourself and others.                          growth through powerful applied research,        Graduate pathways                              26
                                              deep industry collaborations, global
                                                                                               Practical information                          28
Welcome to Lincoln University.                connections and world-class learning
                                                                                               Practical work                                 29
                                              environments and teaching.
A place to grow.                                                                               Key dates                                      30
                                              As a Lincoln graduate you’ll arrive at           How to apply and enrol                         31
                                              your career globally connected, forward          Contacts                                       32
                                              thinking and ready to shape tomorrow.
                                              Lincoln is a safe haven that will offer you a
                                              wealth of opportunities to develop leading-
                                              edge skills here and in the real world. Just
                                              as importantly, you will become part of a
                                              thriving and inclusive student community,
                                              forging friendships that will last a lifetime.
                                              We truly look forward to helping you grow.

Food, Wine & Beer Lincoln University Areas of Specialisation
Lincoln and the                                                                                                                                                   Why
Canterbury region                                                                                                                                                 Lincoln University?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Catching up over coffee in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1   Mrs O’s cafe.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Students enjoying themselves
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2   at the end-of-year Garden Party.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Lincoln Tramping and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           3   Climbing club, one of over 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               clubs and societies at Lincoln.

Welcome to Canterbury                         Choosing Lincoln University                                                                                         At Lincoln University, we love our green and vibrant village
                                                                                               Skiing at a local skifield only an
Our campus is located in the Lincoln          At Lincoln, we’ve got a solid reputation     1   hour and half's drive from Ōtautahi                                full of like-minded people. There’s always something to get
township, a thriving village on the           for offering the finest, most industry-          Christchurch.                                                      involved in and the vibe is super friendly. Here are just a few
Canterbury plains.                            relevant learning programmes. And we’d       2   Local kapa haka group.                                             of the things available to you as a Lincoln student.
                                              like to make you a part of that.
Lincoln is small and very friendly. It                                                     3   Recreational biking on Banks Peninsula.
boasts local pubs, great cafés and            As New Zealand’s leading land-based                                                                                 Join the club.                              Bridging the gap.
eateries, shops and even its own              university, our specialised subject areas
farmers and craft market.                     are all about harnessing the value of                                                                               Looking for great ways to meet new          Urban meets rural at Lincoln, with
                                              the land to help make the world a                                                                                   people, broaden your horizons and           students arriving from bustling cities,
Twenty minutes away is Ōtautahi                                                                                                                                   have some fun? Join a club. The Lincoln     remote country farms and everywhere
                                              better place.
Christchurch, which is transforming                                                                                                                               University Students’ Association (LUSA)     in between. They all find their place
itself into one of the world’s most           We’ve got strong industry ties to ensure                                                                            and the LU Gym oversee all of our clubs     at New Zealand's top land-based
sustainable cities. Its rapidly evolving      that your learning lines up with what                                                                               and organisations. We can fill you in on    university and they tend to leave as
culture and energy makes it ideal             businesses need. Loads of our students                                                                              what’s out there or even help you set up    lifelong friends.
for students.                                 gain work experience while they study,                                                                              your own club.
                                              picking up real skills for the real world.                                                                                                                                                                                                          1
And no more than a couple of                                                                                                                                                                                  Read it in RAM.
                                              You can’t put a price on that.
hours from Ōtautahi Christchurch,                                                                                                                                 Help is here.                               RAM is our infamous, entertaining and
Canterbury offers a huge range of             We’re the smallest university in                                                                                    Every student needs a little help now       essential Lincoln student magazine. It’s
exciting recreational options in areas        New Zealand, which means a more                                                                                     and then. That’s why we have support        your monthly fix of satire, legend, inside
of incredible natural beauty – you can        personal learning environment, extra                                                                                services for every area of student life.    word and even the occasional serious
bungy jump, hike, mountain bike, raft,        face time with lecturers and a friendly,                                                                            And they’re there for you whenever          and factual article. Don’t miss it.
surf, swim, play golf, shop, visit wineries   village atmosphere.                                                                                                 you need them. Whether it’s budgeting
and gardens, and so much more.                                                                                                                                    advice, help with a physical or mental      Great care for little ones.
                                              Māori and Pasifika                                                                                                  health problem or you just want
                                                                                                                                                                  someone friendly to talk to, we’re on       Our philosophy of helping people to
                                              Lincoln University is a great place for                                                                                                                         grow also extends to our fantastic
                                                                                                                                                                  your side.
                                              Māori and Pasifika students to gain an                                                                                                                          childcare centres. We create an
 New Zealand                                  excellent qualification in a fun, friendly                                                                                                                      environment that promotes wonder and
                                              and supportive environment.                                                                                         LUSA. They’re for you.                      play as central to learning. Children of
                  Auckland                    We offer a values based programme of                                                                                The good people at the Lincoln              all cultures love it, which makes it much
                                              manaaki (support) for Māori students                                                                                University Students’ Association are all    easier for their parents to concentrate
                                              called Whanake Ake that offers                                                                                      about making student life the best it can   on studying.
                               ISLAND         programme support, internships and                                                                                  be. Independent from the university,
                                              practical work opportunities.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2
                                              We're also committed to helping to
                                                                                                                                                                  they offer impartial advice and look        Stellar coffee.
                                                                                                                                                                  after your student rights. LUSA is
                                              develop the next generation of Māori                                                                                committed to the Treaty of Waitangi and     Where there are university students,
                                              and Pasifika leaders by offering industry-                                             2                                                                        there are also great cafés. And in our
                                                                                                                                                                  they help represent our Māori students
                                              relevant, career-orientated programmes                                                                              at Lincoln. They also organise awesome      case, they’re well worth a visit or two.
                                              with support from Te Manutaki - the                                                                                 and affordable events from lunchtime        If you’re after a coffee to get your
                      Christchurch            Māori and Pasifika Team.                                                                                            sausage sizzles to the legendary end-of-    brain going, head to our fantastic
                    Lincoln University                                                                                                                            year Lincoln University Garden Party.       student space, Grounded (which
       ISLAND                                 International students                                                                                                                                          includes an awesome espresso bar), or
                                                                                                                                                                                                              our central café, Mrs O's.
                Dunedin                       Our students hail from around 80
                                              different countries throughout the                                                                                  Follow us and keep up to date               This way up.
                                              world. This makes Lincoln University
                                              a truly global network and a diverse,                                                                                                   LUSA.NZ                 Need a bit of pointing in the right
                                              exciting place to be.                                                                                                                                           direction? There are plenty of people
                                                                                                                                         Photos: ChristchurchNZ

                                                                                                                                                                                                              on campus to talk to about career and
                                              We hope you will join us soon.                                                                                                                                  employment advice. If you want to
                                                                                                                                                                                                              discuss job possibilities or need to find
                                                                                                                                     3                                                                        a part-time gig while you study, we’re                                              3
                                                                                                                                                                                                              here and ready to help.

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Lincoln at a glance

           Major                                              18th            Top 1.5%                                     Areas of
links and collaborations                                 rated for small        of all universities
  with industry, iwi and                                 universities in             globally*
    research centres                                        the world        *2020/2021 QS World University rankings

                                                                                                                           & qualifications
                            9th                                                           6%
                                                                                higher graduate
          of 290 institutions for                                               employment rate
         our contributions to the                                            *level 7 qualification – 3 years post study
        United Nations Sustainable
            Development goal
              of zero hunger*
         *Times Higher Education World University Rankings

                                                     Genuine                              3rd
       urban                                                 student staff       oldest University
       & rural                                                interaction         in New Zealand


         percentage of
                                                                 8                        13
                                                                farms                   research
     graduates compared                                                                  centres
      to national average

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Lincoln University's                                                                                                                Food, Wine & Beer
areas of specialisation

Our nine areas of                                                                                                                   Our food, wine and beer                instrumental in developing the           Qualifications
                                                                                                                                                                           highly successful New Zealand
specialisation are designed                                                                                                         courses will help to prepare
                                                                                                                                                                           wine industry.                           Bachelor of Agribusiness
to help you tailor your                                                                                                             you for fulfilling careers                                                      & Food Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                           We’re also home to the only single-
learning to your ambitions.                                                                                                         all over the world.
                                                                                                                                                                           semester beer brewing course in          Bachelor of Science
Each area contains a                                                                                                                The food science and innovation        New Zealand. This offers an invaluable   majoring in Food Science
                                                                                                                                    programmes allow you to explore        opportunity to enter a growing sector
range of practical study                                                                                                            the latest ideas and knowledge, from   and gain the in-depth knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Viticulture
programmes that you can                                                                                                                                                                                             & Oenology
                                                                                                                                    ingredients, nutrition, processing     required for career success.
mix and match to gain the                                                                                                           and engineering, all the way through
                                                                                                                                                                           If you’re interested in organics, our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Viticulture
breadth of knowledge and                                                                                                            to the development of new food                                                  & Oenology (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                           one-year Diploma in Organic Agri-
                                                                                                                                    products, including formulation
expertise needed for success                                                                                                        and commercialisation.
                                                                                                                                                                           Food Production can prepare you for      Diploma in Organic
in your chosen field.                                                                                                                                                      employment or entrepreneurial work       Agri-Food Production
                                                                                                                                    Meanwhile, Agribusiness and Food       in the sector. The programme focuses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Graduate Diploma in
                                                                                                                                    Marketing teaches a savvy approach     on sustainability in the context of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Viticulture & Oenology
                                                                                                                                    to food production that focuses        tikaka (Māori customs).
Lincoln University                                                                                                                  on balancing finite resources and                                               Master of Science
areas of specialisation                                                                                                                                                    We offer plenty of opportunities for
                                                                                                                                    a growing global population with                                                in Food Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                           practical work, from group projects
                                                                                                                                    consumers’ increasing demand for
                                                                                                                                                                           in the lab, to individual assignments    Master of Wine & Viticulture
                                                                                                                                    high-quality products.
Agriculture, Horticulture                                                                                                                                                  at private companies. Our degrees
                                                                                                                                    Alternatively, you could prepare       are highly rated by industry, as they
and Viticulture                                                                                                                     for entry into the wine sector,        produce graduates with the practical
                                                                                                                                    with programmes that have been         skills that employers are looking for.

                                                    The purpose of this booklet
Food, Wine and Beer
                                                    Our food, wine and beer       This booklet outlines the
                                                                                  qualifications within the
Landscape Architecture                              programmes will prepare
                                                                                  specialisation and explores potential
                                                    you to play a part in         career outcomes, as well as
                                                    meeting the major demand      providing valuable information on
Property and Valuation                                                            how to get where you want to be.
                                                    for university graduates in
                                                    some of the world’s most      We cover pathways our graduates
Science                                             enduring professions.         have taken, offer insights into the
                                                                                  journeys of some of our current
                                                                                  students, and throw some real-world
Sport and Recreation
                                                                                  facts into the mix.
                                                                                  Ultimately, this book will assist you
Tourism                                                                           in making the right choice to grow
                                                                                  your future.

                                                                                          To see the full range of qualifications
                                                                                          on offer, visit:

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Bachelor of Agribusiness                                                                                                   Duration (Years)

and Food Marketing                                                                                                        Intake (Semesters)

                                                                                                                              1       2

Food. A multi-billion dollar industry in a fast-changing
world, with huge demand for experts who understand
food systems, from production to the final consumer.
Ready to get your teeth into a career with a big future?                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lincoln’s
With the Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Marketing,                                                                                                                                                                                                     helped me to
you will be employable right across the agrifood industry.                                                                                                                                                                                               grow so much.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Before I came
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to university,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I was working
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         in the food and
Did you know food and beverage makes
up 69% of New Zealand exports?
                                             Entry requirements                                 Additional major                               Course structure                                                                                          wine industry.
                                             University Entrance through NCEA, or               There may be an opportunity to add an
                                             an approved equivalent qualification               additional major to your programme of
                                                                                                                                               Year 1                                                                                                      Now I’ve got
As populations grow faster than
resources, demand for innovative ways        • If English is not your first language
                                                                                                study. Please refer to the programme
                                                                                                                                                 ECON 113     MGMT 106       COMM 112         FOOD 101    MKTG 115     COMM 111    Elective   Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           an academic
                                                                                                course advisor for further information.
to produce and market food grows too.          other entry requirements will apply.                                                                                                                                                                       qualification
                                               Learn more about English language                                                               Year 2
Underpinned by our strong history in
                                               requirements here: http://www.                   Practical work                                                                                MGMT 223
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             that will
agriculture and agribusiness, this
degree offers you excellent working
                                                                                                You'll need to complete 18 weeks of
                                                                                                                                                FOOD 201       MKTG 210     MGMT 222             or
                                                                                                                                                                                              FOOD 202
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Elective     Elective   Elective   Elective
knowledge of global agribusiness and                                                            practical work in total. This must be          Year 3                                                                                                       my career
food marketing, not to mention tasty                                                            undertaken in two different areas with
career options in key fields.                Recommended preparation                            a maximum of 12 weeks in any of the              MKTG 301      FOOD 301      MKTG 323         MGMT 341    MGMT 340     MKTG 308    Elective   Elective
                                             •   Agribusiness
                                                                                                following areas:                                                                                                                                            which is so
Key features                                 •   Agriculture/Horticulture                       • Agricultural production based                Please note this degree structure is indicative only.
                                                                                                                                               A course advisor can assist you to select your electives and plan your degree.                                amazing.
                                             •   Biology                                          enterprises i.e. farms of all types
                                                                                                                                                   Compulsory course        Elective course
• Gain the only specialised food             •   Economics                                        including livestock, crop, horticulture,                                                                                                                      Ellen Pryor
  marketing degree in the Southern           •   English*                                         vineyards and aquaculture.                                                                                                                              Bachelor of Agribusiness
  Hemisphere                                 •   Māori Studies                                                                                                                                                                                              and Food Marketing
                                                                                                • Associated processing industries
• Become work-ready and highly               *Highly recommended subjects                         such as food factories, wineries and         Programme contacts
  employable in agrifood sectors in                                                               meat works
  New Zealand and around the world           Intake semesters                                   • Distribution, logistics, transport,          Nic Lees                                       Sharon Lucock
• Gain promising career options                                                                   distribution centres, cool stores etc        Course Advisor                                 Course Advisor
  in everything from supplier                You can start in either:                                                                          E:                      E:
                                                                                                • Marketing, import/export, retail,
  management to product                      • Semester 1 (late February)                                                                      P: 03 423 0275                                 P: 03 423 0262
                                                                                                  wholesalers etc.
  development and marketing.                 • Semester 2 (mid July)*
                                             There are also options for starting in             For more information, please email
                                             summer semesters, although the range               the Practical Work Coordinator at                        For more information or to apply
Career opportunities                                                                                                                                     visit or call 0800 10 60 10.
                                             of courses available would be limited.   
This degree will equip you for roles                                                            or phone +64 3 423 0061.
                                             *Please obtain course advice if you are thinking
in areas such as food marketing              about this option.
and communications; product
innovation; logistics and supply chain
management; business development
in dairy, meat, wine, horticulture and
arable industries; processed food and
beverage companies; product sales;
and customer service.

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Bachelor of Science                                                                                                       Duration (Years)

(Food Science)                                                                                                           Intake (Semesters)

                                                                                                                             1       2

Food is key to the New Zealand economy.
By studying food science with us, you'll
learn from leading academics and gain
the skills to make you highly employable
both in New Zealand and overseas.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           I looked at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          food science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        programmes all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         over the world
This degree is designed to produce
graduates with a firm grounding across
                                             Career opportunities                      Intake semesters                                       Course structure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and eventually
                                                                                       You can start in either:
the basic sciences.                          As a graduate in food science, you
                                                                                       • Semester 1 (late February)
                                                                                                                                              Year 1                                                                                                     chose Lincoln,
                                             can expect to develop a significant
Graduates of the food science major          career in any field related to product    • Semester 2 (mid July)*                                 BIOS 110      PHSC 101      FOOD 101          Elective    Elective     Elective   Elective   Elective       due to the
will be the drivers of tomorrow’s New
Zealand economy, with skills that make
                                             development and quality assurance         There are also options for starting in
                                                                                                                                              Year 2
                                             within the food industry in almost        summer semesters, although the range
them highly employable here at home          any country.                              of courses available would be limited.                                                                                                                                  solid
and around the world.
                                                                                       *Please obtain course advice if you are thinking
                                                                                                                                               FOOD 201       FOOD 202      BICH 207         QMET 201    ENGN 230      Elective   Elective   Elective
You’ll learn the practical and theoretical   Entry requirements                        about this option.
                                                                                                                                              Year 3
aspects of food composition,                 University Entrance through NCEA, or                                                                                                                                                                         Sofia Echeuerria Portillo
processing, microbiology, safety,            an approved equivalent qualification      Additional major                                        FOOD 304       FOOD 301     FOOD 303          FOOD 302    FOOD 399         or      Elective   Elective       Bachelor of Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      BIOS 304
nutrition, sensory evaluation and                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (Food Science)
consumer-focused product innovation.         • If English is not your first language   There may be an opportunity to add an
                                                                                                                                              Please note this degree structure is indicative only.
                                               other entry requirements will apply.    additional major to your programme of                  A course advisor can assist you to select your electives and plan your degree.
                                               Learn more about English language       study. Please refer to the programme                       Compulsory course        Elective course
Key features                                   requirements here: http://www.          course advisor for further information.
• Learn from world-leading academics 
• Hear from industry guest speakers            English-Language-Requirements/
• Carry out problem-based learning                                                                                                            Programme contact
  tasks to consolidate your knowledge        Recommended preparation                                                                          Dr Luca Serventi
• Benefit from hands-on engagement
                                             •   Biology*                                                                                     Course Advisor
  with potential employers
                                             •   Chemistry*                                                                                   E:
• Have the opportunity to conduct
                                             •   Computing                                                                                    P: 03 423 0860
  experiments in purpose
  built laboratories.                        •   English*
                                             •   Māori Studies                                                                                          For more information or to apply
                                             •   Maths/Statistics*                                                                                      visit or call 0800 10 60 10.

                                             *Highly recommended subjects

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Bachelor of Viticulture                                                                                                   Duration (Years)

and Oenology                                                                                                            Intake (Semesters)

                                                                                                                             1       2

Behind every great wine there’s a lot of high
quality science and sound management.
This specialist degree will prepare you for a
rewarding career in a fascinating industry.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The type of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               I was looking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 for wasn’t
This degree covers wine preparation,         Career opportunities                      Intake semesters                                      Typical degree structure:                                                                                       offered at other
advanced viticulture and wine science,
                                             Employment options in the wine            You can start in either:                              Year 1                                                                                                            universities,
pest and disease management,
biometrics and wine chemistry.               industry are many and varied.             • Semester 1 (late February)
                                                                                       • Semester 2 (mid July)*                                BIOS 110      PHSC 101      WINE 101         SOSC 106      PLSC 104          Elective   Elective   Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and it made
Our graduates are highly sought-after        You could become a Viticulturist,
                                                                                       There are also options for starting in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              sense to study
                                             Winemaker, Vineyard Manager,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 plants at a
                                                                                                                                             Year 2
and if you’re one of them, you can look                                                summer semesters, although the range
forward to great career opportunities all    Cellar Manager, Winery Lab Manager,
                                                                                       of courses available would be limited.
over the world.                              Marketing Manager or Sales                                                                        WINE 201      MGMT 214      WINE 202         QMET 201     WINE 302           Elective   Elective   Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             university with
                                             Representative.                           *Please obtain course advice if you are
                                                                                       thinking about this option.                           Year 3                                                                                                           a strong land-
Key features
                                             Entry requirements                                                                                WINE 301      ENGN 361     MGMT 344          PLPT 323     WINE 304           Elective   Elective   Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              based history.
                                                                                       Additional major
• Receive a solid grounding in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Len Ibbotson
                                             University Entrance through NCEA, or
  the sciences, including biology,                                                     There may be an opportunity to add an                 Please note this degree structure is indicative only.                                                             Bachelor of Viticulture
                                             an approved equivalent qualification
  chemistry, and plant, soil and                                                       additional major to your programme of                 A course advisor can assist you to select your electives and plan your degree.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and Oenology
  wine science                               • If English is not your first language   study. Please refer to the programme                      Compulsory course        Elective course        Select at least two of four courses

• Enjoy the opportunity to produce             other entry requirements will apply.    course advisor for further information.
  your own wine                                Learn more about English language
• Discover the essentials of                   requirements here: http://www.          Practical work                                        Programme contacts
  horticultural systems              
• Learn the principles of wine science         English-Language-Requirements/          You'll need to complete 18 weeks of                   Bin Tian
  and wine quality assessment                                                          practical work in total. This must include            Course Advisor
• Develop an understanding of the                                                      a minimum of 6 consecutive weeks in:                  E:
                                             Recommended preparation                                                                         P: 03 423 0645
  wine supply chain from plant and soil                                                • A commercial vineyard
  sciences through to marketing and          •   Agriculture/Horticulture
                                                                                       • A commercial winery.
  management of wine products                •   Biology*
                                                                                                                                                       For more information or to apply
• Lincoln University delivered the           •   Chemistry*                            In addition to this, you can complete                           visit or call 0800 10 60 10.
  first cool climate wine production         •   Computing                             6 weeks practical work in an allied
  programme in the English-speaking          •   English*                              industry such as wine bar or shop,
  world, and we’ve been leading the          •   Māori Studies                         winery laboratory or brewery.
  way ever since.                            •   Maths/Statistics                      Alternatively, you can complete up to
                                                                                       12 weeks in your vineyard or winery
                                             *Highly recommended subjects              practical work placement.
                                                                                       For more information, please email
                                                                                       the Practical Work Coordinator at
                                                                                       or phone +64 3 423 0061.

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Additional majors                                                                                                                    Finance
                                                                                                                                     Finance lies at the heart of business
                                                                                                                                                                                Parks and Outdoor
                                                                                                                                     operations and is a dynamic field
                                                                                                                                                                                The major in Parks and Outdoor              A knowledge of tourism adds an extra
                                                                                                                                     within the modern global economy.
                                                                                                                                                                                Recreation is a multidisciplinary           level of expertise if you would like
                                                                                                                                     Develop the advanced knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                programme bringing together areas           to work in a range of organisations
                                                                                                                                     and skills to become a finance expert
                                                                                                                                                                                of social and ecological science to         charged with protecting the physical
                                                                                                                                     so that when you join the workforce,
                                                                                                                                                                                give a holistic approach to this field of   environment. To be more effective,
                                                                                                                                     you can effectively adapt to a rapidly
                                                                                                                                                                                study, equipping students for public        planners, designers and developers
                                                                                                                                     changing business environment.
                                                                                                                                                                                and private sector roles in parks and       need to understand the behaviour of
                                                                                                                                     As New Zealand becomes more
                                                                                                                                                                                reserves management, visitor services,      tourists. Understanding the commercial
                                                                                                                                     dependent on global value chains,
                                                                                                                                                                                recreation policy and planning or           differences of tourism compared with
                                                                                                                                     greater numbers of university
                                                                                                                                                                                nature-based tourism.                       other sectors of the economy will
                                                                                                                                     graduates will be required in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            be invaluable if you're studying for a
                                                                                                                                     many industries.                           Courses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            business degree.
Studying for a bachelor's degree? You can include                                                                                    Courses
                                                                                                                                                                                This major consists of eight courses,
                                                                                                                                                                                which is one-third of a 24-course degree.   Courses
                                                                                                                                     The Finance major consists of eight
an additional major, which will supplement                                                                                           courses: three 100-level courses, two
                                                                                                                                                                                Courses selected at the 300-level cannot    The Tourism Management major consists
                                                                                                                                                                                be applied to any other qualification.      of eight courses from the Bachelor of
your degree programme with meaningful                                                                                                200-level courses and three 300-level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tourism Management (75 credits). In
                                                                                                                                     courses. Courses selected at the           DOC Scholarship
study in a complementary discipline.                                                                                                 300-level for the major cannot be          The Department of Conservation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            addition, there are a number of ‘soft
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            core’ options (30 credits). Courses
                                                                                                                                     applied to any other qualification.        (DOC) is offering a number of $5,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            selected at the 300-level cannot be
                                                                                                                                                                                scholarships to talented Lincoln
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            applied to any other qualification.
                                                                                                                                     Global Business                            bachelor's degree students undertaking
                                                                                                                                                                                this major. DOC is looking for qualified
                                                                                                                                     Learn the management techniques            individuals who can think and plan          Water Management
                                                                                                                                     required to run global organisations.      strategically for tourism on a landscape
                                                                                                                                     Develop leadership and strategy skills     scale. DOC is also interested in            Water management is a particular
                                                                                                                                     and have the option of specialising in     graduates with multi-disciplinary skills    challenge for New Zealand, given that
Accounting                                   Economics                                   create more careers for people with
                                                                                         environmental management skills.
                                                                                                                                     international marketing, international     in general management, working with         the nation’s primary and tourism sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            are underpinned by high-quality fresh
                                                                                                                                     economics, or business sustainability      iwi, whānau and hapū, visitor and
Develop the accounting-based                 Use economics to solve real-world                                                       management.                                facilities management and partnering        water and ecologically sustainable
knowledge and skills to pursue a             problems and gain the expertise to help                                                                                            skills to help DOC work with others         waterways. Yet waterways are
                                                                                         This major consists of eight courses,       An emphasis on internationalisation of
wide variety of business careers. This       address a range of global issues.                                                                                                  to grow conservation. For more              diminishing in quality and water is over-
                                                                                         which is one-third of a 24-course           management, as well as management
major will massively increase your           You'll develop the ability to                                                                                                      information and application details,        allocated in many sub-regions. Develop
                                                                                         degree. At least three of the courses are   functions in multinational corporations,
employability, especially when coupled       quantitatively analyse New Zealand                                                                                                 visit            the water management knowledge and
                                                                                         at the 300-level and no more than three     will offer employment opportunities all
with a core business major. Learn to         value chains (from primary production                                                                                                                                          skills to enter a career in the water, land
                                                                                         can be taken at the 100-level. Courses      over the world.
evaluate accounting issues in a business     to end consumers), a skill that is highly                                                                                                                                      or environmental management sector.
environment, use the latest tools            sought-after by employers.
                                                                                         selected at the 300-level cannot be                                                    Supply Chain
                                                                                         applied to any other qualification.         Courses                                                                                Courses
and techniques to solve accounting
                                             Courses                                                                                 The Global Business major consists of      Management                                  The Water Management major consists
problems and prepare and analyse
accounting and finance reports.
                                             The Economics major consists of             Event Management                            eight courses: two 100-level courses,
                                                                                                                                     three 200-level courses and three
                                                                                                                                                                                New Zealand is becoming more                of eight courses, which is one-third of a
                                             eight courses: two 100-level courses,                                                                                              dependent on long, complex and              24-course degree. Courses selected at
Courses                                      three 200-level courses and three           Gain the expertise to pursue a career       300-level courses. Courses selected at                                                 the 300-level cannot be applied to any
                                                                                                                                                                                vulnerable global supply chains for
The Accounting major consists of             300-level courses. Courses selected at      as an event professional in a range         the 300-level for the major cannot be                                                  other qualification.
                                                                                                                                                                                both imports and exports. Gain a solid
eight courses: one 100-level course,         the 300-level for the major cannot be       of industries. Event management             applied to any other qualification.        grounding in sustainable supply chain
four 200-level courses and three             applied to any other qualification.         is a growing area of specialisation
                                                                                                                                                                                practices and the legal framework
300-level courses. Courses selected at                                                   at tertiary institutions throughout
                                                                                         Australasia and the world. The              Marketing                                  of global business and prepare to
the 300-level for the major cannot be
applied to any other qualification.
                                             Environmental                               significance of events has spread
                                                                                                                                                                                work in supply chain managerial roles
                                                                                                                                     Develop the expertise to make              within any land-based, manufacturing
                                             Management                                  beyond the traditional realm of
                                                                                                                                     the right marketing decisions for          or service industry. Supply chain
                                                                                         tourism, sport and the arts into the
Facilities                                   This major is strongly aligned with         corporate world and a range of other
                                                                                                                                     businesses, consumers, society and         management is taught from a systems
                                                                                                                                     the environment. Become aware of the       perspective, to add value to producers,
Management                                   Agriculture, Environmental Science,
                                             Tourism Management, Land and
                                                                                         sectors, including hospitality and wine
                                                                                                                                     profession’s social, ethical, moral and    distributors and consumers.
                                                                                         and food production. Corporations,
Gain a sound understanding of                Property Management, Landscape                                                          legal standards and their impact on
                                                                                         organisations and local councils                                                       Courses
building form, function, materials,          Architecture and Recreation                                                             society. You'll learn the concepts and
                                                                                         appreciate the value that events and                                                   The Supply Chain Management
maintenance, processes and                   Management. If you're studying for one                                                  tools to be a productive and responsible
                                                                                         festivals bring to businesses and local                                                major consists of eight courses:
facility and corporate legislation.          of these degrees, this major will provide                                               marketing professional.
                                                                                         economies as they help to facilitate                                                   two 100-level courses, three 200-level
You will be equipped with the                you with essential environmental            their role in encouraging community         Courses                                    courses and three 300-level courses.
knowledge and skills required to             management skills, leading to               development and engagement.                 The Marketing major consists of seven      Courses selected at the 300-level for
develop and manage complex                   employment in the profession.                                                           courses: two 100-level courses, two        the major cannot be applied to any
portfolios of real estate assets.                                                        Courses
                                             The public and political interest                                                       200-level courses and three 300-level      other qualification.
                                                                                         The Event Management major consists
Courses                                      in environmental issues across a                                                        courses. Courses selected at the
                                                                                         of eight courses – three 100-level
The major consists of eight courses,         broad range of industries, along with                                                   300-level for the major cannot be
                                                                                         courses, two 200-level courses and
three at 100-level, two at 200-level         increased media coverage, is likely                                                     applied to any other qualification.
                                                                                         three 300-level courses. Courses
and three at 300-level.                      to increase the importance of the           selected at the 300-level cannot be
                                             environment in employers’ minds and         applied to any other qualification.

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Food, Wine & Beer Lincoln University Areas of Specialisation
Choose an
additional major

If you’re studying for a Lincoln University bachelor’s degree, you may                                                                                                                                 Employers are always on the hunt for
be able to include an additional major, which will add depth to your
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Lincoln graduates and our degrees open
qualification. Please speak to your course advisor to ensure you pick
up the right courses for you.                                                                                                                                                                          doors. Learn about some of the career
                                                                                                                                                                                                       opportunities that could come knocking
This table will help you to work out which additional majors you can
study within your chosen degree.                                                   Environmental                                                                                                       once you've finished studying.

                                                                                                                                                              Supply Chain








                                                                                                                                                 Parks and







 Bachelor of Agribusiness
 and Food Marketing

 Bachelor of Science (Food Science)

 Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology

     Additional major may be available     Seek course advice

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Production Manager                                                                                                                                             Brewer

Kaiwhakahaere Whakaputa                                                                                                                                        Kaitoroī




Production managers organise and control the production                                                               Pay per year      Job opportunities
                                                                                                                                                               Brewers use brewing equipment and processes to convert                                                                  Pay per year      Job opportunities
process in a factory. They ensure that products are made to the                                                        Graduate              Good              malted barley or other grains into beer, and control or manage                                                           Graduate              Good
                                                                                                                      $55k–$90k           due to strong                                                                                                                                $50k–$75k           due to strong
right specifications and are ready on time and within budget.                                                           Senior              demand             the production and packaging of beer.                                                                                     Senior              demand
                                                                                                                      $90k–$120k                                                                                                                                                       $75k–$100k

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Pay                                               Entry requirements                                Opportunities best for production                          Pay                                                     Entry requirements                            Independent or craft breweries usually
Production managers usually earn                  To become a production manager you                managers with trades skills                                Pay for brewers varies depending on                     There are no specific requirements to         have teams of up to 20 brewers
between $60,000 and $120,000 a                    need to have experience working in a              Many manufacturing companies –                             experience and location.                                become a brewer. However, employers           who share a variety of different
year, depending on their qualifications,          factory, preferably in a supervisory role.        especially bigger high-tech companies                                                                              often prefer you to have a qualification      responsibilities.
                                                                                                                                                               • New brewers usually earn up to
experience, responsibilities, the number                                                            – prefer to employ production managers                                                                             such as a Bachelor of Science in
                                                  Employers may also prefer you to have a                                                                        $40,000 a year.                                                                                     This information is a guide only.
of people they manage, and the size of                                                              who have experience in a trade, such as                                                                            biochemistry, microbiology or chemical        Last updated 14 April 2020
                                                  diploma or bachelor's degree in one of                                                                       • Brewers with five years' experience
the factory they work in.                                                                           mechanical engineering, or who have a                                                                              or process engineering.
                                                  the following areas (depending on the                                                                          can earn between $40,000 and
What you will do                                  industry you work in):                                                                                         $60,000.                                              Personal requirements
Production managers may do some or                                                                  You can increase your chances by                           • Brewery managers can earn from                        Brewers need to be:
                                                  • Food technology
all of the following:                                                                               having:                                                      $60,000 to $120,000.
                                                  • Engineering or manufacturing                                                                                                                                       •   Able to take the initiative
• Work out what materials, supplies                 technology                                      • A good attitude to work                                  What you will do                                        •   Practical and efficient
  and equipment are needed to meet                • Purchasing and materials                        • Good communication and people                            Brewers may do some or all of the                       •   Accurate, with an eye for detail
  production goals                                  management                                        skills, including being a good team                      following:                                              •   Patient and reliable
• Set production goals, timetables and            • Quality assurance.                                player                                                                                                           •   Able to work well in a team
                                                                                                    • Good literacy and numeracy skills                        • Select and check the type of malted
  budgets, and ensure these goals are                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Skilled in communicating with others
                                                  Personal requirements                             • An ability to do shift work                                barley or grain needed to make a
  met                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Good at solving problems.
                                                  Production managers need to be:                   • Some trades skills                                         brand of beer
• Order materials and supplies
                                                                                                    • An interest in management.                               • Add hops, yeast, hot or cold water                    What are the chances of getting a job?
• Evaluate the production process, and            • Friendly and patient
                                                                                                                                                                 and other ingredients at the correct
  write reports on production results             • Organised, and good at planning                 It is also useful to gain:                                                                                         Craft beer industry creating more
• Help maintain, test and improve                 • Good at decision making and                                                                                                                                        roles
                                                                                                    • Management qualifications                                • Operate computerised machinery
  equipment, and make decisions on                  problem solving                                                                                                                                                    The number of independent or craft
                                                                                                    • Diverse experience in the                                  that controls the brewing process
  when to repair or replace equipment             • Excellent at communicating                                                                                                                                         breweries is growing to meet increasing
                                                                                                      manufacturing process, as                                • Monitor the temperature, acidity,
• Plan and develop new products or                • Good at leading people                                                                                                                                             demand in New Zealand. Increased
                                                                                                      production management requires an                          fermentation and colour of beer
  production processes                            • Able to work well under pressure, and                                                                                                                              production of craft beer is creating
                                                                                                      overview of the production process.                        throughout the brewing process
• Assist with professional development              deal with conflict.                                                                                                                                                more brewer, assistant brewer and
                                                                                                                                                               • Sterilise and maintain brewing
  and training of production staff                                                                                                                                                                                     brewery assistant jobs.
                                                  What are the chances of getting a job?            Types of employers varied                                    equipment
• Meet and liaise with customers
                                                                                                    Most manufacturing companies                               • Package beer and deliver it locally                   Brewers may have more of a chance
• Oversee safety standards in the                 Growth in manufacturing creates
                                                                                                    have a production manager. In small                        • Monitor the costs of production, do                   at securing a job if they apply at
  factory.                                        opportunities
                                                                                                    companies, which are often privately                         stock counts, and order ingredients                   independent breweries.
                                                  Opportunities for production managers                                                                        • Manage a team of brewery workers.
Working conditions                                                                                  owned, the job may be combined with
                                                  are growing because:                                                                                                                                                 Chances best if you have experience
Production managers:                                                                                another role such as team administrator.
                                                  • Manufacturing is expanding, with                                                                           Working conditions                                      Employers report difficulty finding
• Work regular business hours or do                 the largest sectors – food products,            This information is a guide only.
                                                                                                                                                               Brewers:                                                skilled brewers, so your chances of
                                                                                                    Last updated 21 March 2019
  shift work, which may include nights              fabricated metal and machinery –                                                                                                                                   securing a job are best if you have
                                                    continuing to provide the largest                                                                          • Usually work regular business hours,
  and weekends                                                                                                                                                                                                         relevant experience, which you can gain
                                                    number of opportunities for                                                                                  but may do shift work and weekend
• Are usually based in an office or on                                                                                                                                                                                 as part of your studies at Lincoln.
                                                    production managers                                                                                          work
  the factory floor
                                                  • High-tech companies, such as Fisher                                                                        • Work in laboratories, brew houses,                    According to the Census, 504 brewers
• May work in conditions that are hot
                                                    & Paykel Healthcare, are growing and                                                                         brewpubs or small craft breweries                     and 561 cellar hands worked in New
  and noisy
                                                    require skilled production managers.                                                                       • Work in conditions that can be hot,                   Zealand in 2018.
• May travel locally or nationally to
                                                                                                                                                                 cold, noisy or wet
  meet new customers or suppliers.                                                                                                                                                                                     Two main types of employers
                                                                                                                                                               • May be required to work in enclosed
                                                                                                                                                                 spaces.                                               Brewers may work for large or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       independent breweries. Lion Pty Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and DB Breweries Ltd are the largest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       beer producers in New Zealand.

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Food Technologist
Kaihangarau Kai



Food technologists research, develop and improve food and drink
products. They may also be involved in the processing, packaging,
                                                                                                                      Pay per year
                                                                                                                                        Job opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                     I decided to study
storage and safety of food to meet government and industry standards.
                                                                                                                                          due to strong
                                                                                                                                            demand                                 food science because
                                                                                                                                                                                      I'm interested in
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                                                                                                                                                                                    wanting to work in
                                                                                                                                                                                          that area.
Pay                                                   Entry requirements                            Strong prospects for graduates with                                                      Lauryn Hippolite
Pay for food technologists varies                     • To become a food technologist most          process engineering knowledge and                                                     Currently studying for a
                                                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of Science (Food Science)
depending on skills and experience.                     employers require you to have a             industry experience
                                                        Bachelor's degree in food technology,       Some large food technology companies
• Graduate food technologists usually
                                                        food science or food engineering. A         may have graduate recruitment
  earn $50,000 to $60,000 a year.
                                                        Master's degree is preferred.               programmes. Employers prefer
• Food technologists with two to
                                                      • Food technologists often complete           graduates with broader qualifications
  four years' experience usually earn
                                                        on-the-job training programmes for          that include some process engineering,
  $60,000 to $75,000.
                                                        specific products and processes.            rather than just food science.
• Senior food technologists with five
  or more years' experience can earn                  Personal requirements                         A postgraduate diploma can improve
  $75,000 to $100,000.                                Food technologists need to be:                your chances of getting work if it
                                                      •   Accurate                                  includes an applied project for a food
What you will do                                                                                    manufacturing company and getting
                                                      •   Patient and persistent
Food technologists may do some or all                                                               hands-on industry experience.
                                                      •   Able to work well under pressure
of the following:
                                                      •   Good at problem solving
                                                                                                    Types of employers varied
• Develop new or improve current food                 •   Good at planning and organising.
                                                                                                    Most food technologists work for:
  and drinks
• Make test samples of food products                  What are the chances of getting a job?        • Food manufacturing companies
  and conduct trials                                  Shortage of skilled food technologists          such as dairy processing companies,
• Source and select ingredients for                   Demand for food technologists is                breweries, food and vegetable
  food products                                       expected to continue as the number              processing companies, cereal
• Manage or supervise development                     of positions will grow 3% a year until          manufacturers and commercial
  and production of food and drinks                   2026, according to the Ministry of              bakeries
• Improve efficiency of manufacturing                 Business, Innovation and Employment.          • Private food research institutes
  processes                                           Demand is strongest for qualified food          such as Fonterra Research and
• Develop new or improve current food                 technologists with three to seven years'        Development Centre
  packaging                                           experience.                                   • Crown research institutes such
• Ensure food products meet                                                                           as AgResearch and Plant & Food
                                                      However, the number of skilled,
  specifications and standards (quality                                                               Research
                                                      qualified food technologists is
  assurance)                                                                                        • Universities.
                                                      insufficient to meet demand. As a
• Investigate the nutritional properties
                                                      result, food technologist appears on          This information is a guide only.
  of foods.                                                                                         Last updated 9 December 2019
                                                      Immigration New Zealand’s long-term
Working conditions                                    skill shortage list. This means the
Food technologists:                                   Government is actively encouraging
                                                      skilled food technologists from overseas
• Usually work regular business hours,                to work in New Zealand.
   but may need to run factory trials at
   night or on weekends
• Usually work in laboratories, offices
   or factories
May travel overseas to clients'
companies or factories, and attend local
or international conferences and trade

20     Lincoln University — Careers                                                                                                                                                            21
                                           Kaihanga Waina



                                           Winemakers make wine from grapes and other fruit.                                                                      Pay per year      Job opportunities
      Lincoln helped me                                                                                                                                            Graduate
                                                                                                                                                                                    due to consistent
     to grow by building                              This profile is abridged from the CareersNZ website. For a more detailed profile, visit                       Senior              demand
     my self-confidence
        in the sciences.
                Tucker Mattern
          Master of Wine and Viticulture

                                           Pay                                                     Working conditions                           Shortage of skilled winemakers
                                           Pay for winemakers varies depending                     Winemakers:                                  Employers report difficulty finding
                                           on experience, the type of work they                                                                 skilled winemakers, so your chances
                                                                                                   • Usually work a 40-hour week, but
                                           do and the size of the winery and its                                                                of securing a job are best if you have
                                                                                                     during harvest will often work up to
                                           region.                                                                                              relevant experience.
                                                                                                     100 hours a week
                                           • Unqualified cellar hands usually earn                 • Work in a winery, winery laboratory,       Winemaker appears on Immigration
                                             from $38,000 to $46,000 a year.                         office or factory                          New Zealand's regional skill shortage
                                           • Qualified cellar hands usually earn                   • May also work outdoors in vineyards.       list. This means the Government is
                                             from $41,000 to $52,000.                                                                           actively encouraging skilled winemakers
                                           • Assistant winemakers usually earn                     Entry requirements                           from overseas to work in New Zealand.
                                             from $60,000 to $83,000.                              There are no specific requirements
                                           • Winemakers can earn between                           to become a winemaker. However,              Chances better in larger wine-
                                             $89,000 and $136,000.                                 employers often prefer you to have a         producing regions
                                           • Chief winemakers, who manage                          qualification such as a:                     It can be hard to get an entry-level
                                             teams of winemakers, can earn                                                                      position or to progress from an assistant
                                                                                                   • Graduate Diploma in Viticulture or
                                             between $144,000 and $211,000.                                                                     winemaker role. However, chances for
                                           • Winemakers who buy into wineries                                                                   entry-level roles are better in larger wine
                                                                                                   • Bachelor of Viticulture and
                                             and vineyards can increase their                                                                   regions such as Marlborough, Central
                                             income.                                                                                            Otago and Hawke's Bay.
                                                                                                   • Bachelor of Wine Science
                                           What you will do                                                                                     Most winemakers work for wineries or
                                                                                                   Personal requirements
                                           Winemakers may do some or all of the                                                                 wine companies
                                                                                                   Winemakers need to have:
                                           following:                                                                                           Winemakers generally work for wineries
                                                                                                   • Good communication skills                  or wine companies. They can work for
                                           • Discuss fruit quality and quantity                    • An eye for detail                          small wineries, which make up 80% of
                                             with grape growers (viticulturists)                   • Ability to problem solve and work          New Zealand's total wine producers, or
                                             throughout the growing season                           under pressure                             for large corporate producers.
                                           • Develop new wine styles and improve                   • Practical and creative skills              This information is a guide only.
                                             the wine quality                                      • Business, management and                   Last updated 31 January 2020
                                           • Process grapes to make wine                             marketing skills.
                                           • Control fermentation and adjust
                                             wines as needed                                       What are the chances of getting a job?
                                           • Ensure legal standards and                            Number of winemakers expected to
                                             specifications are met, such as                       grow
                                             alcohol level requirements in New                     New Zealand wine has an excellent
                                             Zealand or the country of export                      reputation, attracting tourists and
                                           • Filter, bottle and package the wine                   creating export demand. The export
                                             for sale                                              value of wine has risen each year for
                                           • Maintain winemaking equipment and                     the last decade and will likely reach $2
                                             machinery                                             billion annually by 2020. The number
                                           • Manage winery workers                                 of wineries is increasing. From 2018 to
                                           • Use software to track grape health                    2019, 19 new wineries were established.
                                             and growth
                                           • Record procedures, blends and                         Due to industry growth, the number of
                                             inventories                                           winemakers is expected to increase by
                                           • Market and sell wine.                                 3% each year until 2026.

22   Lincoln University — Careers                                                                                                                                               23
A student journey

careers                                                                                                                He purapura i ruia mai i
                                                                                                                       Rangiātea e kore e ngaro.
                                                                                                                       A seed sown from Rangiātea
                                                                                                                       will not be lost.

At Lincoln, growing the future is what          Ellen Pryor
we’re all about. Meet some of our current       Auckland, New Zealand
and past students, who are well on              Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Marketing
their way to achieving their dreams.            Ellen Pryor is a Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Marketing
                                                                                                                       Ko Ruawahia me Putauaki nga
                                                student, and she’s thrilled by the world of new opportunities that
                                                has opened up for her since she came to Lincoln.                       maunga
                                                As part of her study programme, she’s learning about cutting-          Ko Te Awa o te Atua me
                                                edge approaches to food production, which will meet the needs          Rangitaiki ngā awa
                                                of a growing world population while addressing the constraints
                                                of finite resources.                                                   Ko Te Arawa me Matatua ngā
                                                She’s also discovering how to meet increasing demands for high-        waka
                                                quality food products. The degree includes 18 weeks of practical
                                                work, where students work in the food industry and are exposed         Ko Ngāti Rangitihi me Ngāti
                                                to agricultural and horticultural production systems.                  Awa ngā iwi
                                                The hands-on learning style at Lincoln has particularly impressed      Ko Ngāti Rangitihi me Ngā
                                                Ellen, who says the practical experiences she’s been exposed to
                                                                                                                       Maihi ngā hapū
                                                in her courses have really helped to consolidate what she’s been
                                                studying in class.                                                     Ko Rangiaohia me Tūteao ngā
                                                But as president of Te Awhioraki, the Māori students’ association      marae
                                                on campus, she’s covering more than course work.
                                                                                                                       Ko Ellen Pryor āhau
                                                “I have learned more about Māori culture at Lincoln than I ever
                                                have before and one of my goals here is getting that recognised        Ko te tūmanako o Ellen, ko te
                                                more,” she says.                                                       para i te huarahi mo te hunga
                                                Last year, Ellen was awarded a Sir Turi Carroll Scholarship, aimed     e whai ake.
                                                at Māori students studying for land-based degrees.
                                                                                                                       Ko tāna tūranga ko te tumuaki
                                                Sir Turi attended Lincoln from 1910-1912 and made many
                                                achievements in the field of Māori development.                        o te rōpu Te Awhioraki, kei
                                                                                                                       te tipu tonu ia i roto i tēnei
                                                “Lincoln’s helped me to grow so much,” Ellen says. “Before I
                                                came to university, I was living in Auckland, working in the food      mahi kia tutuki pai ia ki tāna e
                                                and wine industry. But I wanted to get an academic qualification       tūmanako ana.
                                                to improve my career prospects.
                                                “I felt like I wasn’t really achieving as much as I would have liked
                                                to back then, but now I’ve almost got a degree, which is so
                                                He purapura i ruia mai i Rangiātea e kore e ngaro.

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Graduate pathways

     Chloe Balderstone                                     Chloe found her course                        Len Ibbotson                                         Cecelia Buckenham Baines
     Bachelor of Commerce in Food                                                                        Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology                 Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology
     Science and Marketing (Hons)                           content challenging,
                                                                                                         Viticulture Extension and Research                   Viticulture Manager, Pernod
     Sales Manager, Dairyworks                            interesting and relevant                       Manager, Bragato Research Institute                  Ricard Winemakers
     Chloe Balderstone attended Lincoln University            to the real world.                         Len Ibbotson, originally from Hawke’s Bay,           Cecelia Buckenham Baines attended Lincoln
     on a hockey scholarship and received a                                                              graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Viticulture     University because she was interested in
     Bachelor of Commerce in Food Science and                                                            and Oenology.                                        studying winemaking and viticulture and says
     Marketing (Hons) in 2012.                                                                                                                                that “Lincoln has the most recognised viticulture
                                                                                                         “I couldn’t find the type of programme I wanted
                                                                                                                                                              course in the country”.
     “I chose to come to Lincoln because it’s a small                                                    to study at other universities, and coming to
     university, which means it has a great lecturer-                                                    Lincoln was a good opportunity to travel to the      She graduated with a Bachelor of Viticulture and
     student ratio, and it’s got excellent courses that                                                  South Island. It also made sense to study plants     Oenology in 2004.
     actually lead into a job,” she says.                                                                at a university with a strong land-based history,”
                                                                                                                                                              Now living in Marlborough, which she deems
     Chloe found the course content challenging,               There's a great                           he says.
                                                                                                                                                              “the heart of New Zealand’s wine industry”, she
     interesting and relevant to the real world.              range of courses                           He was impressed with the choice and variety         works for Pernod Ricard Winemakers as their
     “There’s a great range of courses with good                                                         of courses available and says the lecturers          Viticulture Manager.
     practical content you can use in the workforce. I      with good practical                          and staff were enthusiastic, personable and
                                                                                                                                                              She says that one of the most valuable aspects
     loved the Commerce department. The lecturers           content you can use                          very approachable.
                                                                                                                                                              of the Lincoln course was establishing contacts
     are awesome people and really care about
     your future. The sports scholarship was also an       in the workforce. The                         “I also loved the beautiful campus and the           with people in the wine industry and gaining an
                                                                                                         good options for food and coffee. There’s a          understanding of the sector’s different business
     amazing programme, which taught me to push           lecturers are awesome                          great gym too, and a nice mix of new and classic     models.
     myself and always strive to be the best I can be.”
                                                          people and really care                         lecture halls.”
                                                                                                                                                              She describes the Lincoln lecturers as
     Now working as a Sales Manager at Dairyworks,
     Chloe says she's passionate about quality food          about your future.                          Len says the most valuable aspect of his study       approachable and friendly and says she has
                                                                                                         was the balance between plant and wine               remained in contact with several of them since
     and relationship management, which she enjoys
                                                                                                         science, and the practical wine and grape            leaving the university.
     doing in her current role.
                                                                                                         management tools he received.
                                                                                                                                                              After receiving her degree, Cecelia moved to
                                                                                                         “I have found that my degree is highly relevant      Marlborough and spent the first nine months
                                                                                                         to the wine-growing industry and provides            there working in a number of wine industry
                                                                                                         sound theoretical knowledge, which enables           positions.
                                                                                                         recruitment and development,” he says.
                                                                                                                                                              “I did everything from cellar-door, to a vintage in
                                                                                                         Len still keeps in touch with staff and friends      a winery, to pruning in the vineyard,” she says. “I
                                                                                                         from Lincoln and says he loved meeting many          then took a full-time job in the vineyard at Pernod
                                                                                                         diverse and interesting people on campus.            Ricard Winemakers.
                                                                                                                                                              Cecelia has since held various roles within the
                                                                                                                                                              company’s viticulture department and taken a
                                                                                                                                                              sabbatical to work in the Loire Valley of France.
                                                                                                                                                              “The wine industry is a dynamic, interesting and
                                                                                                                                                              tasty world to live in.”

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Practical work

information                                       Go beyond textbooks and the classroom
                                                  and enjoy a range of practical learning
                                                  opportunities as part of your degree.

                                                  Many of our programmes have                Why practical work?
                                                  a practical work component. It's
                                                                                             Practical work will:
                                                  considered a crucial aspect of study for
                                                  some courses and offers experiences in     • Complement your studies and
                                                  a broad range of relevant careers.           enhance the marketability of
                                                  You'll normally carry out practical work
                                                                                               your qualification                                I’m a hands-
                                                                                             • Give you a chance to experience new
                                                  during summer breaks and it will be
                                                                                               learning environments                               on person,
                                                  closely linked to the lecture material
                                                  in your study programme. While it's
                                                                                             • Expose you to the appropriate                      so practical
                                                                                               industry environment, including
                                                  your responsibility to find practical
                                                                                               its technical, economic and social                 work gives
                                                  work placements, the Practical Work
                                                  Coordinator can help by putting you in
                                                                                               environments                                       me a better
                                                                                             • Teach you to perform a range of tasks
                                                  touch with employers who are already
                                                                                               specific to the industry environment             understanding
                                                  connected with us. You're strongly
                                                  encouraged to seek out a diverse range
                                                                                               including skills in observation,                  of the course
                                                                                               information gathering, data analysis,
                                                  of practical work opportunities.
                                                                                               and report writing                                   content.
                                                                                             • Equip you with more knowledge of
                                                                                                                                                    Kylie Lyders
                                                                                               industry employment opportunities.

                                                                                                     For more information, please contact the
                                                                                                     Practical Work Coordinator
                                                                                                     or +64 3 423 0061.
                                                                                                     Ask for a practical work handbook.

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                                                  Sunday 1
                                                  August 2021
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Open Day                                          Halls application opens   LU scholarships close

01 01 15
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                                                                                                    Apply and enrol at

16 16 21

Wednesday 16                                      Wednesday 16              Monday 21
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