This module covers the management of creativity in music and the mechanics of artist management from a legal, commercial and practical perspective. The evolving role the ‘music manager’ plays in artist management and talent development is explored, as is the purpose of the Music Managers Forum . You’ll investigate the critical functions of discovery, assessment and development of music talent while exploring the diverse needs and challenges of the creative individual. You’ll also learn to recognise the vital tension between managing the creative process and meeting commercial needs and targets – essentially, the critical marriage of ‘music’ and ‘business’. The encouragement of collaboration at ICMP will see you work in partnership with fellow student musicians from the college’s talent pool, promoting and managing them as creative artists as part of your course content. You will work in creative partnership with music innovation labs and gain practical understanding of digital media marketing as well as conceptual knowledge of the celebrity economy.

We recognise many qualifications and we care about all of your achievements and the experiences you’ve had that set you apart. As a student you can find internships and a doorway to job opportunities across the city through Wired Sussex, a local membership organisation for companies and individuals working in the digital sector. And that’s not just while you are a student, our support carries on after you’ve graduated.

The research may be of an empirical or library based nature, or a combination of each. It will provide students with an opportunity to profit from pursuing studies outside of taught courses; to develop the student’s interest in areas of and approaches to music studies, which may not be covered in taught courses if agreed by their tutor. Therein lies the opportunity to be assessed on the basis of skills different from those required for a traditional examination. This is also an opportunity to demonstrate organisational and planning skills together with initiative. Lectures throughout the module will discuss and analyse a range of music events, providing students with an understanding of both large-scale productions and smaller local events.

For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit ourinternational pages. 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. Our state-of-the-art recording studios give you access to the space and technology you need, from individual edit rooms up to large Pro Tools HD studios with attached live rooms and vocal booths.

By purchasing TheMusicLicence you are supporting the future of music by ensuring those people who write, perform, compose, record or publish music are fairly paid for their work. We’d love to send you exclusive offers on FREE and LOW COST courses and music opportunities from Community Music by email, post, SMS, phone and other electronic means. We’ll always treat your personal details with the utmost care and will never sell them to other companies for marketing purposes. For example, music lawyers specialise and deal with legal matters in the music industry, such as sample clearances and copyright infringement. These departments will find and develop artists, often shaping them into something that they know will sell. This is where record companies can take away some or all the artist’s creative license.

You will be encouraged to apply your knowledge through simulations and in a real-world situation, this experience will be invaluable for a career in artist management, A&R, label management and music publishing. This module will focus on the fundamentals of this topic cover areas such as; the definition of a song, the publisher’s role, the collection societies, the types of music publisher, and music publishing contracts. In this module, you will explore the relationship between these core concepts and current music industry developments.

It will explore the sustainability context, and how business practices will need to evolve to reflect the realities of operating within a globalised trading system that is striving to apply sustainability principles. Management consulting involves engaging with stakeholders to provide objective, specialist advice. It is concerned with diagnosing issues and inefficiencies, solving problems, improving performance and implementing solutions to deliver complex change, maximise growth and to create value for organisations. ● Develop students’ academic writing, application of knowledge and interpreting data skills. The first part of the module aims to introduce students to the basic foundations of law and its relationship with the business professions.

This module develops the student’s knowledge of the artist management business, by focusing on historical and current issues, as well as the acquisition of practical skills. The module aims to provide an understanding of the marketing management process in contemporary organisations and in the context of tangible goods, services and b2b markets. The service sector accounts for a significant proportion of GDP and employment in most developed economies and therefore it becomes essential for students to gain insight within the area. In this module, students are introduced to a range of marketing theories such as the marketing concept, consumer behaviour, business environmental analysis, marketing research, consumer and b2b insights applicable to tangible goods and services marketing. To enable students to develop their knowledge and practice relevant com-petencies in a real-life events management environment. The module presents an opportunity to undertake research on a specific topic in music studies/music technology working largely alone, and to present in a structured form the results of that research.

These impact how audiences & consumers value and engage with creative outputs in the public sphere. For our students coming from a non-UK educational background, UCA has an Integrated International Foundation Year to bring students from around the world to one hub of creativity. Fill in the form below and we’ll be in touch with Music Business BA updates, upcoming events and everything you need to know about university life. Please read the entry requirements for your country– and you’re welcome to contact our admissions team if you have questions. If you are using a combination of qualifications to achieve the required UCAS tariff points, they must either include at least 2 A levels, a BTEC or an equivalent qualification.

You’ll have the opportunity to develop projects with video makers, photographers, fashion designers, graphic designs, dancers and choreographers from across the University. Enable production and performance sessions to run smoothly and professionally through study of this module. This module explores the art of voice presentation within the broadcast and programming industries. Whether you’d like to become a radio presenter or commercial voice artist, learn how to use your voice to maximum effect. As you build towards the dream portfolio, where you yourself are in charge of your own career destiny, it is extremely likely that you will at some point find yourself working in a self-employed manner.