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Music Business (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
January 2021
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day

Program description

Music Business (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) (Full-time)

Our Music Business (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree is a four-year course with a built-in foundation year (Year 0). It’s the perfect start to your university education if you’re interested in studying music business at undergraduate level but you’re unable to meet the entry requirements or don't have the traditional qualifications required to start a standard degree.

On graduation you’ll be well-prepared to enter an exciting career in the music and entertainment industry.

The foundation year of this music business course will provide a general introduction to business and is shared with some of our other business-related foundation year courses.

You will then go on to study more specialised aspects of music business in Year 1, 2 and 3. We’re one of the first institutions to provide hands-on experience of music business while also teaching you about digital strategies, business models and digital royalties.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • at least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)
  • English Language GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • Development for Success in Business
  • Orientation for Success in Higher Education
  • The Context of Business
  • Using and Managing Data and Information
  • Introduction to Music Business
  • Marketing for Aviation and Creative Industries
  • Music Publishing
  • Music Scenes, Global Strategies
  • Streaming Royalties and Content Revenues
  • Live Events Practice
  • Music Industry Management
  • Music and Entertainment Law
  • Skills, Methods and Analysis
  • Applied Research with Field Course
  • Artist and Repertoire
  • Digital Music Business Models
  • Intellectual Property in the Entertainment Sector
  • Music Marketing Strategy Lab
  • Research Methods for Dissertations and Consultancy Projects
  • Creating a Winning Business 2
  • Learning through Work 2
  • Creative Industries and Events Policy
  • Professional Experience Year Placement
  • Project Management

Modules and module details are subject to change over time.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU Students: £9,250 per year
  • International Students: £12,700 per year


You'll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the three-year course.

Career opportunities

This four-year degree is designed to improve your employment prospects within the music and entertainment industry.

Our graduates have gone on to take up roles as event promoters, record label managers and digital publishers. Some have also gone on to work in indie label associations such as the Association of Independent Music (AIM) and the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN).

However, career opportunities on graduation are broad and could include roles in digital marketing, public relations and distribution as well as positions such as tour manager, artist manager and strategy adviser.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...

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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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