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BA (Hons)Music and Live Events Management

Bucks New University
United Kingdom, High Wycombe
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Whether you aspire to be a tour manager, venue manager, promoter, stage manager or festival organiser, you will learn what it takes to make a successful career in the music and entertainment industry. In addition to the management and business content in the programmes, you will also explore the social and cultural factors that impact upon the production and consumption of popular music.

Programme structure

The live sector of the music industry has exploded in recent years. There are more festivals, more venues more gigs than ever before. This innovative course, developed in close consultation with the industry, has been designed to equip students with the management skills required to take on the challenges of working in this diverse and exciting employment sector. Solid business, marketing and management skills are underpinned with a detailed understanding of the unique nature of working in live music and entertainment management. The programme has been designed to give students a broad overview of a wide range of music and entertainment industry activity.

Students undertaking the programme benefit from:

regular lecture input from a range of live music industry professionals,

access to purpose-built production facilities studio, recording and live venue facilities,

opportunities to work as part of the University music business MC9 Music Ltd,

a student friendly environment with dedicated campus and facilities,

UK and international exchange programmes and study visits
highly specialist staff delivering vocationally orientated programmes.

The importance of intellectual property management and a solid understanding of contractual negotiations will ensure that you will know how a real living can be made from popular music. Whether you go into self employment or work for a music company, the course ensures that you will leave the University ready to ‘take your first steps in what is a competitive but also an exciting and rewarding industry.

Students will have access to a range of industry standard facilities.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States