The Beatles: Music Industry and Heritage MA


University of Liverpool Department of Music

Full time & Part time September MA 1 - 2 years

About the course

Based in Liverpool - birthplace of The Beatles, and a UNESCO City of Music – this programme aims to reframe and extend contemporary discourse about the Beatles beyond the historical and musicological into a broader and more robust 21st-century context.

You will explore how today The Beatles, their music and their story are inextricably bound up within an increasing number of creative and cultural industries including (but not limited to): music, media and social media, tourism, and heritage. Through interactions with the Liverpool Beatles tourism and heritage sectors, you will experience first-hand the role and significance The Beatles and their legacy contribute to these industries at local, regional and national levels.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 undergraduate degree or higher (or equivalent) in any discipline, and/or relevant work experience.


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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