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Music Industry Studies MA


University of Liverpool Department of Music

Full time & Part time January MA Full-time: 12 months | Part-time: 24 months

About the course

Come and study with the pioneer of music industry studies at MA level within the UK.

This MA will give you an advanced and discerning knowledge of music industry practices, drawing on our international research and the experience of our tutors. On it you'll investigate current music industry practices in-depth.

The programme is taught alongside the MA in Classical Music Industry, which will broaden your theoretical understanding and opportunities for research. 

All postgraduates also have access to the department's programme of research seminars and performances.

Why Music?

Strong research culture

Across the department, our research activity has a strong interdisciplinary nature and is concentrated in three cross-cutting areas:-

  • Critical and Contextual Approaches
  • Creative Practice
  • Media

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Entry Requirements

You will need at least a 2.1 undergraduate degree (or its equivalent) in any discipline.

We shall look at candidates not simply in the light of conventional profiles, but with regard to individual qualities. Hence, mature students with non-traditional backgrounds - particulary if you have music industry experience - are encouraged to apply.

International qualifications: Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines. In addition to the materials described above, international students should also include a transcript of their MAs and undergraduate degree work.


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