Top-Up BA (Hons) Music Business & Management - Full Time

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Length 1 Year
Site West Durrington Campus Map
Attendance Full time
Course Code FHBMBT

About this Course

(This course is validated by the University of Brighton and delivered by Northbrook College)


UCAS code: JN91


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The one year BA (Hons) top-up degree attracts students from a wide range of Performance, Production, Media, Event Management and Music Business related Foundation Degrees/HNDs, who are looking to convert and upgrade their skills, knowledge and understanding to work in the business side of the music industry. You are taught in small classes and one to one tutorials by music industry specialists with cutting edge expertise in one of the most rapidly evolving sectors of UK business.


Classes and project work in small groups in our Music Business hub run inside Northbrook’s extensive, state of the art studio complex, providing a busy music ecosystem and thriving talent pool for artist development, supplemented by a series of lectures from prominent music industry figures, including record labels, publishers, artist managers, music lawyers and performing artists.


We have excellent music industry links via staff, students and alumni who work in all sectors of the music industry. The Great Escape music industry convention in Brighton also brings significant work experience opportunities.


The part time, two year programme is designed for established music industry practitioners who are returning one day a week to convert an Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL) into a BA (Hons) Degree.


Staff profiles and industry links


Read about the Music department and facilities

 

Course Content

  • Major Music Management Project - a major vocational project, defined, planned, owned and controlled by you. Previous projects include artist launches, festival stages, album releases, artist management projects, tours and clubs

  • Music Business Studies - in depth investigations into Music Business enterprises; new pioneering techniques aimed at solving current music industry problems and developing your ownprofessional profile

  • Business & Careers Development - internships and work experience increasing your music industry network and your employability

  • Dissertation - 5,000 to 7,500 word essay researching and developing new music business ideas


See Programme Specification...

Progression/Career Path

  • Graduates can progress to further study - Masters Degree or Entertainment Law (LLM)

  • Possible careers include employment or your own business in: Music Artist Management, Musician/Performer/ Producer, Record Labels, Digital Music Marketing, Live Music Promotion, Online Music Streaming services, Music PR, Club & Venue Management, Booking Agent, Music Publishing, Music Distribution, Retail, Music Journalism, positions in related industries: TV, Radio, Film, Games, Advertising etc.

Entry Requirements

Individual offers may vary


All students are invited to interview/audition and should possess:

  • Foundation Degree/HND, with an overall merit profile, in a relevant subject (or an equivalent overseas qualification together with a proven ability in spoken and written English at IELTS 6 overall)

  • Good reference or college report

  • Portfolio showing self generated music related projects, ie events, releases, promoting music, etc.


Alternative qualifications and industrial experience would be considered and discussed at interview.


It is strongly advised that all Higher Education applicants will have successfully achieved an A*- C grade in both GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent qualification), to enable them to successfully complete their studies at Northbrook College and enhance their future career prospects.

Applications

Applications are to be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) quoting institution code: N41 and Institution code name: NBRK

Click here to open UCAS site

Click here for more information about how to apply.

Further Details

If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College please contact 0845 155 60 60

Course Content

  • Major Music Management Project - a major vocational project, defined, planned, owned and controlled by you. Previous projects include artist launches, festival stages, album releases, artist management projects, tours and clubs

  • Music Business Studies - in depth investigations into Music Business enterprises; new pioneering techniques aimed at solving current music industry problems and developing your ownprofessional profile

  • Business & Careers Development - internships and work experience increasing your music industry network and your employability

  • Dissertation - 5,000 to 7,500 word essay researching and developing new music business ideas


See Programme Specification...

Progression/Career Path

  • Graduates can progress to further study - Masters Degree or Entertainment Law (LLM)

  • Possible careers include employment or your own business in: Music Artist Management, Musician/Performer/ Producer, Record Labels, Digital Music Marketing, Live Music Promotion, Online Music Streaming services, Music PR, Club & Venue Management, Booking Agent, Music Publishing, Music Distribution, Retail, Music Journalism, positions in related industries: TV, Radio, Film, Games, Advertising etc.

Entry Requirements

Individual offers may vary


All students are invited to interview/audition and should possess:

  • Foundation Degree/HND, with an overall merit profile, in a relevant subject (or an equivalent overseas qualification together with a proven ability in spoken and written English at IELTS 6 overall)

  • Good reference or college report

  • Portfolio showing self generated music related projects, ie events, releases, promoting music, etc.


Alternative qualifications and industrial experience would be considered and discussed at interview.


It is strongly advised that all Higher Education applicants will have successfully achieved an A*- C grade in both GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent qualification), to enable them to successfully complete their studies at Northbrook College and enhance their future career prospects.

Applications

Applications are to be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) quoting institution code: N41 and Institution code name: NBRK

Click here to open UCAS site

Click here for more information about how to apply.

Further Details

If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College please contact 0845 155 60 60