This is the perfect course if you wish to break into the music business. Located at Milton Road campus and delivered within our creative hub which includes the college’s state of the art recording studios and auditorium, the Music Business Course offers students a unique opportunity to launch a career in the music industry.
You will gain up to date specialist knowledge of all major areas of the industry including scouting for new music acts, managing artists’ careers, the evolving nature of record companies, effective marketing of artists online, the organisation and promotion of music events, as well as covering legal issues including contracts and copyright.
The course focusses on real-life practical experience of working in the industry and you’ll be encouraged to get involved with the college’s own record label FEAST records as well as having the opportunity to work with Sound Production students in the college’s studios, giving you essential real-life practical experience of working in the industry.
The wide variety of skills you’ll develop makes the course an ideal platform for your successful career in the music business.
Music Industry Touring
Running a Record Company
Music Industry Promotions
Managing an Event
Music Industry Stage Management
Music Industry Digital Communications
Music Industry Management
Music and Image - Graphics
Music: Artist Development
Music Industry Marketing
Music Industry: Financial Management
E-Commerce in the Music Industry
Music Business: Research Project
Music Industry Finance
Creative Industries Infrastructure
Working in the Creative Industries
How Course Is Assessed:
- Assessment is through projects coursework and some written tests.
Number of Days per week:
English Proficiency Requirements:
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements:
- You may be invited to attend for interview
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Students have gone on to a wide variety of jobs in the industry including employment at major record labels, as live events co-ordinator/manager, music publishing administration, music festival production, artist liaison, digital promotions and PR.
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- Degree programmes in music business, commercial music, event management and marketing.
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Fees - Information about funding can be found here
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