This dynamic course will provide you with the experience and knowledge to gain a career in the music business. On this HNC Music Business, accredited by the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA), you will benefit from real opportunities, experienced and dedicated staff and strong industry links. Studying at one of the best equipped facilities in Scotland, you will be prepared for working in various sectors of the music industries. Alongside your studies you will have the opportunity to gain experience working in event/festival management, music conference management, digital marketing, and with record labels and arts organisations. Our students are regularly offered placements and employment opportunities throughout the course, with previous students completing work placements in the UK, Europe, and the US. The teaching team, based at Perth College UHI, are all active in their disciplines and, as a result, have strong links with current employers in the music industries within the UK and further afield. These links enhance your educational experience and provide a valuable insight into the contemporary music industries. You will benefit from a guest speaker programme that has previously included: Universal Music; Sony Columbia Records; BBC Radio One; Live Nation; Ticketmaster; Stevie Wonder’s manager, Keith Harris; Creative Scotland; and the SMIA.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis. You will be required to attend an interview.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0|
|PTE Academic||50||Minimum score of 50|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section|
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:
Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7110||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7110||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7110||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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