University of West London

Course Introduction

The course provides the student with the opportunity of studying the key concepts of managing and developing their own career, or the career of an act which they represent, under the direction of a team of industry professionals with a unique insight and unprecedented experience in the field; the course modules have been specifically developed to meet 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; students develop the skills to set up their own small record labels, administrate their copyrights, facilitate live events, develop their careers professionally and equally in today's marketplace, and maintain their health.

Course Modules

Modules include: leadership and creativity; independent label management; developing your career; artist and repertoire; live event management; copyright and law; research methods; dissertation or project.

Course Additional Entry

2.2 Honours degree in music, music technology or a related subject; or substantial industry experience; portfolio of degree'level / professional work; written statement; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or above, at a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components, TOEFL internet'based test 90 or above, Pearson PTE Academic 58 or above, or an equivalent secure English language test.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £10,995  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,950  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time Day
MA (Postgraduate) £5,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time Day
MA (Postgraduate) £3,500  Academic year. First year home fees