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Music Industry Management & Promotion

1 Year
September 2023
Campus Taught

If you have ambitions to make it big in the music business, then this course will give you the knowledge and industry experience you need to manage your own career and commercialise your activities.

Why study with us

  • The programme prepares students to navigate the constantly changing environment of the music industry with a focus on sustainable careers and how to get ahead in what is a challenging but immensely enjoyable and rewarding industry.
  • This is achieved by triangulating the rigorous academia and research that you would expect to find in a world leading Masters programme, with access to expert industrial insight from accomplished practitioners and experiential learning gained through working on practical real world projects.
  • The course is very much centred around each individual students' career aims and the expertise available affords insight and enables exploration of any aspect of the modern music industry, whether you are a creative seeking to take control of your own career, or someone with interests in industry management roles.

What you’ll do

  • Incredible opportunities for real industry experience – previous students have overseen the promotion of national concert tours, book launches, films and celebrity appearances.
  • Other students have worked with international artists and record labels, developed new music brands, organised festivals and other live music events, and much more.
  • Opportunities to work alongside and be mentored by leading industry practitioners, attend talks and guest lectures, and work on collaborative projects with professional musicians.

Module overview

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic expertise

Music Industry Management & Promotion facilities

Future careers

This course is suitable both for aspiring music business people and for music creators and artists who wish to manage their own careers. 

Fees and funding

Full-time£10000 per year
Part-time£1,111 per 20 credits
Full-time£14500 per year
Full-time£10,500 per year
Part-time£1,167 per 20 credits
Full-time£15,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Arts and Media located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

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