The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged. Mapping and analysing patterns of change in innovative industry practices through the transformation of key sectors and enterprises. To connect relevant economic concepts in production and consumption of popular culture to the creative dynamics and changes in styles, genres and modes of communication. Student will not be registered on the module until they have secured a suitable placement that meets all the requirements. • Practically apply the knowledge gained through their course programme to a work environment.

Most recently, Ollie acted as Tour Manager for Busted across the UK, Chase Atlantic across Europe and The Faim internationally. He also has experience as a promoter’s rep in academies across Europe for Live Nation and TEG MJR. This unit provides an introduction to audience research in the creative industries, aiming to evaluate how audiences play a key role in shaping creative and cultural experiences and marketing activities in contemporary business environments.

The focus of this module is to equip students to understand organisations in contexts past, present and future, and enable them to analyse the macro, micro, internal and external business and economic environments in which they operate. An understanding of the environments will facilitate the interpretation of situations and enable decisions that add value for businesses. The focus of the module is on the external and internal influences on organizations and the effect these have on business practices. We’ve reinvented this undergraduate course to offer a great level of subject specialism from your first year, based on research and input from industry connections.

The course will provide you with opportunities to test your knowledge and understanding informally through ‘formative’ assessment. This will be completed before your formal ‘summative’ assessment, which will count towards your final marks. Each module normally contains at least one piece of formative assessment from which you will receive feedback from your tutor. Formative assessments are developmental and any grade you receive from formative assessment does not count towards your final marks.

Knowledge and practical skills acquired through this module are directly linked to employability. This module introduces you to the planning and management of small-scale music and arts projects. Drawing on event and project management studies, the module uses a range of practical and theoretical approaches to build up the knowledge and skills required to conceptualise, plan, market, manage and evaluate such projects.

For example, I joined a student-run management group to oversee Music’s Concerts and Colloquia series. That’s something I’d strongly advise future students to get involved with – it really helps bonds to be made and event management skills to be honed. Also, the relationships I was able to form with my lecturers during my time at Middlesex really allowed me to learn from their knowledge and experience.

You’ll gain a good grasp of the music industry landscape and structure, while also studying its historical context. Music marketing and promotional strategies will be explored from an entrepreneurial viewpoint, and you’ll create an international live music tour book for an artist. You’ll complete your first year with a strong understanding of what it takes to manage a creative individual, both personally and professionally.

Intellectual Property and copyright are central to all the creative industries. In this module we will critically examine the role of IP and copyright in today’s music market. IP and copyright can cover works as diverse as songs, master recordings, videos, photos, writings, knowledge, the expression of ideas, prototypes, and more. This module is designed to provide students with a critical awareness of the various issues around IP and Copyright Management and additionally enable students to look critically at the contractual relationships that bind the industry.