The BA Music and Business Management degree combines a broad music curriculum with the study of business management. You'll prepare for a career in the industry as you explore classical music, jazz, pop and commercial styles. Management topics will give you an understanding of the modern business world, ready for you to drive improvement and change within it. Our students sing opera and music theatre, play funk guitar and classical oboe, and make electronic dance music. Whatever your passion for performance, we'll help you develop through regular workshops and performance projects. You can tailor your degree to focus on the areas of music and business that you're most interested in. Choices range from performance to project management, music therapy to marketing. You can develop skills in composiiton and music technology, and gain an undertanding of arts administration and community music. Our digital humanities facilities will allow you to study and research through cutting-edge technology, such as virtual reality, 3D scanners and printers, and a 360 degree fully immersive audio-visual centre.
You will study a variety of topics that cover the fundamental aspects of Music and Business Management and you will have the opportunity to tailor your course to your interests by choosing some of your modules. Just some of the modules you may study include: International Entrepreneurship; Digital Technologies in Business; Adventures in Musical Research; How the Arts Work: A Practical Introduction to Cultural Economics; and Interactive! Music in Video Games and Media. For further module information visit https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/music-and-business-management-degree-ba#modules
On this course you will learn through a range of activities that may include lectures, classes and tutorials, coursework, individual and group projects, and independent learning (studying on your own). You will be able to demonstrate what you have learnt through a variety of assessment methods, such as assessed performances, compositions, composition portfolios, creative projects, dissertations, individual and group projects, oral presentations, module journals, portfolios, teamwork and written and practical exams. You’ll be supported by a personal academic tutor who will offer support and advice throughout your studies. You will also receive feedback throughout your course, enabling you to identify areas for improvement before your work is formally assessed.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an A level equivalent standard. The University of Southampton requires all applicants to achieve at least a Grade 4 in English and Mathematics GCSEs (taken in England) or a Grade C in both subjects (where taken in Northern Ireland or Wales). Some degree subjects stipulate specific additional GCSE minimum grades, which will be specified as part of the individual degree programme entry requirements. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications or foundation programme please contact the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Admissions Team at [email protected]
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
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All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.
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