Commercial success and a sustained career within the music industry increasingly depend on the artist’s ability to set up their own small record labels, administrate their copyrights, facilitate live events, develop their careers professionally and, equally in today’s marketplace, maintain their health.
Directed by a team of highly experienced industry professionals with unique insights and unprecedented experience in the field, you will have the opportunity to study key concepts in managing and developing your own career - or that of an act you represent.
Under the direction of a team of highly experienced industry professionals, this course covers the key concepts of managing and developing your own career, or the career of an act which you represent.
The course modules have been specifically developed and written to provide the demand from students for the knowledge to develop their entrepreneurial and transferable skills to help develop new businesses within the music industry, or to help secure employment within specialist sectors of the music industry.
• Leadership and Creativity
• Independent Label Management
• Developing your Career
• Artist and Repertoire
• Live Events Management
• Copyright Law
• Research Methods
• Dissertation or Project.
Career and study progression
By completing this course successfully, you will have developed enhanced skills and knowledge, and have an advantage in developing your own career, or that of an artist or artists you represent.
Successful graduates have gone on to enjoy roles in:
• major record Labels in the UK and internationally
• independent record labels
• publishing companies
• PR companies
• artist management
• agency and promotion
• professional music
• tour management
• radio station management
• creating new businesses.
How to apply
Click the following link for information on how to apply to this course: http://www.uwl.ac.uk/students/postgraduate/how-apply
Scholarships and bursaries
Information about scholarships and bursaries can be found here: http://www.uwl.ac.uk/students/postgraduate/scholarships-and-bursaries
Applicants must have the following:Honours Degree in Music, Music Technology or a related subject to a minimum pass of 2:2, or substantial industry experience in the field.Candidates will be asked to provide a portfolio of degree -level / professional work and a written statement.International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.5 or above, and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).