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Music Business BA (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

Course Overview

Whether you’re interested in managing artists, working for record labels or the business of songs, you’ll learn exactly what it takes to build a successful career in the music industry. This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain the relevant expertise to work in the music business. It covers a broad range of music industry areas allowing you to develop your knowledge to help you gain employment across a variety of music business roles. It will also equip you with many key entrepreneurial skills to give you the option of building your own business from scratch. Whatever your ideal career path, this degree course will give you a comprehensive overview of the music business.

More placements, more choices

Bucks is a Placements Plus university. So, whatever degree you do, you can be sure there’ll be plenty of industry-relevant opportunities on offer, to help you get into your chosen field. We’ll also prepare you for work beforehand, with special skills for work training, further boosting your CV, and building skills employers will value. In recognition of the value we place on these skills we have incorporated this experience into your study time. Placements Plus is all about helping you get some valuable experience under your belt while you’re a student. To increase your choices later, and help you get the graduate-level job you want.

Employability

What are my career prospects

When you finish this degree you’ll be qualified to follow a number of career paths in the music business. Record label management, artist management, marketing and promotions will all be an option, as will music publishing and royalty collection and organisation.

You’ll also be well suited for roles in sponsorship businesses and within music industry bodies. Entrepreneurship is taught throughout the degree course to give you the skills needed to launch your own business within the music industry. Alternatively, you may choose to further your studies at postgraduate level.

How will you help me prepare for my future career?

Throughout your time with us we'll support you on the route to your chosen career. We'll help you to develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and a good leader. You will become adept at networking and confident to pitch yourself.

We support work experience for our students, giving you the opportunity to develop your skills in a work background. Our modules and teaching expertise will help you become more independent as a learner and more certain of your discipline expertise. By the time you graduate, you will have a wealth of transferable skills giving you more diverse career choices.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Law

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 18,095) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Buckinghamshire New University

Queen Alexandra Road,

High Wycombe,

Buckinghamshire,

HP11 2JZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have ACT with a score of approximately 24 are considered.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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