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Point Blank Music School

Music Industry Management

UCAS Code: W5W5

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C-B,B,C

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English Language GCSE minimum Grade C or 4

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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UCAS Tariff

104-112

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subjects

Music

Music and arts management

Music marketing

The music business revealed. In an exciting and opportunity-filled musical landscape, this programme gives you the skills, depth of knowledge and practical experience you need to work within the music industry. On completion, you will have the confidence to succeed in a wide range of roles within the music industry. The programme includes the production, manufacture, marketing and distribution of music as well as setting up a record label. You also gain the knowledge necessary to develop, budget and execute live performances and tours from start to finish. Other highlights include in-depth knowledge of Intellectual Property (IP) law with a particular focus on copyright since this has a high relevance to the music industry; advanced knowledge of the structure of the industry and the relationships between record labels, music publishing and the live sector; how to negotiate music industry contracts and deals; as well as identifying your own career opportunities and having a strategy for succeeding in your chosen field. You will set up a complete business as part of this programme from proposal to implementation.

Modules

History of the Music Industry, The Recording Industry, Intellectual Property & Copyright, Music Publishing, Music Management, Digital Music, The Live Music Industry, Music in the Global Marketplace, Music Licensing, Music Branding & Promotion, Digital Marketing, Artist Development, Business Setup & Management, Professional Development for the Music Industry, Music Futures, Start-Up - Personal Project

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,985
per year
England
£8,985
per year
EU
£8,985
per year
International
£9,485
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,985
per year
Scotland
£8,985
per year
Wales
£8,985
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Main Campus

Department:

Music

TEF rating:

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What students say


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80%
med
Music
80%
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Music and arts management
80%
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Music marketing

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Music

Teaching and learning

94%
Staff make the subject interesting
94%
Staff are good at explaining things
92%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
86%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

75%
Library resources
57%
IT resources
76%
Course specific equipment and facilities
73%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

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Staff value students' opinions

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