Accelerated 2-year degree
The BA (Hons) degree in Music Business, validated by Birmingham City University, provides students with the skills required for a management career in the music industry. You will work on assignments which provide hands-on experience of music industry enterprise, from event promotion and management, through to setting up a record label. You will also develop an understanding of how new technologies are changing the creative industries, and you will be encouraged to use latest technologies in your own ventures. In these projects you will be guided and mentored by working professionals.
The Music Business degree comprises 360 credits over an accelerated 2 year period. It is designed to equip you with the skills required to operate across a range of sectors within the music industry. You will be required to analyse the development of your skills and how to exploit these to maximise the effectiveness of your projects. You will also expand your ability to contextualise, to think critically and to apply theories, to allow you to develop as an individual.
The course is delivered from a dedicated space in the Custard Factory in Birmingham’s creative quarter. The Custard Factory is home to many innovative creative businesses and students benefit from working in this professional environment. All students can take advantage of the excellent facilities at BCU’s new city centre campus which is located a short walk from the Custard Factory. There are library facilities as well as a student union shop and bar.
The 2-year delivery model means you will save money on tuition fees. The total cost of this degree is just £12,000, while many universities are charging £27,000 over 3 years.