BA/BSc (Hons) Music BusinessDevelop the industry knowledge and entrepreneurial skills required to pursue a successful career in the music industries.
YOUR CAREER IN MUSIC BEGINS NOW
You'll develop fundamental skills in business and project management, business operations, marketing and law, with emphasis and context to the music industry.
To support your studies, each campus has a reference library and you will have access to hundreds of online journals and research material.
There are also Mac labs and PCs loaded with the latest digital audio workstation applications (DAWs) including Pro Tools, Logic X and Ableton.
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Music Business course covers:
Course StructureBA/BSc (Hons) Music Business is broken up into three distinct stages, each designed to develop different skills.
The module will develop students’ ability to identify and determine consequences of contracts, within the context of music synchronization and publishing. Furthermore, it will enable students to pitch their ideas convincingly and to substantiate their statements through research.
The module will further introduce the students to a range of media skills including audio, graphics, photography and design. Students will learn to scout a promising artist, create a concept for artist development and branding and to design promotion material.
The module will introduce the students to a range of media skills including audio, graphics, photography and design. Students will also learn to scout a promising artist, create a concept for artist development and branding and to design promotion material.
Creative Project: A high level music industries project in line with contemporary industries’ standards.
Students will have the opportunity to focus their education towards their professional interest, which can be supported through the development of their own practical research projects or through the completion of work-based learning through live briefs and placements.
Students will begin to develop their final project proposal, with the support of a project supervisor, and will be developing research and academic writing skills that will support them through their final project. Furthermore, students will begin to position their own professional development within the broader creative industries, considering contemporary cultural debates on the music industries and the broader creative industries.
A) A music industries based project completed to the highest industry standard
B) A portfolio of work compiled after several months undergoing work experience in an aspect of the music industries of their choosing.
There is an expectation that the final deliverable for this programme will be of a calibre such that it demonstrates the student’s capacity to progress into professional practice or postgraduate studies.
What jobs will this course lead me into?
- Production Assistant
- Broadcast Technician
- Audio Equipment Technician
- Sound Engineer
- Acoustic Consultant
- Mastering Engineer
- Live Sound Engineer
Yes, our new course is designed to cover all aspects of the music industries, with input from industry professionals as well as our own practising industry experts.
We will supply you with all of the necessary tools to have a successful career in the creative industries.
Our Music Business students need to collaborate with other disciplines more than any other student. There are many opportunities and requirements to collaborate with students from other degrees throughout the course.
We believe in learning through doing, which is why our course is made up of many practical modules that are completed to industry standards. This is supported with a solid academic base to help you learn the theory behind the work and reflect upon it.