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Music Industry Management and Artist Development MA

University of West London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Commercial success and a sustained career within the music industry increasingly depend on having the skills and ability to manage and develop career opportunties; either for yourself or for an act you represent.

On this music management Masters course you will study key concepts in managing and developing a music career and a broad range of entrepreneurial and transferable skills suitable for a variety of music industry jobs.

You will learn about setting up and managing an independent label, develop the skills and knowledge to facilitate live events as well as gaining a more general understanding of the music business.

Course detail

This artist management course has been specifically designed to meet the demand from students who want to develop their knowledge of the music industry alongside entrepreneurial skills.

It provides an advanced range of transferable skills and knowledge to help you develop your own artist management and development business or to work within specialist sectors of the music industry.

On the course you will be taught by a team of dedicated industry professionals with unique insights and extensive experience. You will study key concepts in managing and developing your own career or that of an act you represent.

You will also learn a range of specialist skills including independent label management, career building strategies, live events management and copyright law.

Study & career progression

MA Music Industry Management and Artist Development graduates have gone on to set up their own businesses as well as working in a diverse range of exciting roles within the music industry. When you graduate you could work in:

  • artist management
  • agency and promotion
  • music publishing and PR
  • tour management
  • teaching
  • radio station management
  • creating new businesses.

You may also choose to study for a PhD or DMus in Popular Music Production or Electronic/Electroacoustic Composition.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of West London

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 103 27

    57th out of 87 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    124 65%

    48th

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    1st

    68
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.71 94%

    1st

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    128 63%

    41st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    31st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    65th

    22

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