SAE Institute

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hertfordshire

Music Business

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Course summary

Develop the industry knowledge and entrepreneurial skills required to pursue a successful career in the music industry. Entrepreneurship, professional practice and transferable skills are essential attributes needed to develop and maintain a career in the music industry. The SAE Music Business degree is taught by industry professionals and practitioners with years of experience and close links to the sector. As part of the course, you will benefit from guest lectures, seminars, workshops and have the opportunity to take part in masterclasses with industry experts such as managers and record label executives. This course is designed to offer opportunities and benefits not only to applicants interested in a career in the business areas, but also to creatives and practitioners who create and produce music and may be interested in self-management and distribution. Our project based ‘creative studio’ approach provides a practically focussed approach to your education, through the engagement with authentic assessment activities that reflect industry practises. Many students use their final Major Project as a springboard into industry, creating award-winning projects, establishing their own business or making connections with industry professionals that have led to employment.

Modules

Our fast-track degree means you can graduate and be earning and doing what you love in just two years. Year 1: Trimester 1 - Industry Overview, Legislation and Contracts. Trimester 2 - Business Basics and Marketing, Profiling and Content Management. Trimester 3 - Creative Studio 1. Year 2: Trimester 4 - Creative Studio 2. Trimester 5 - Creative Studio 3. Trimester 6 - Major project.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Applicants must meet the general entry requirements outlined below. You will also need to provide evidence that you are proficient in the English language. More details can be found at http://www.sae.edu/gbr

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Audition


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
84%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
89%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For the London, Leamington Spa and Liverpool campuses, fees are £9,000 per year for UK students and £13,000 per year for EU/international students. Fees at our Glasgow campus are £7,500 per year for UK students and £11,500 per year for EU/international students.
Music Business at SAE Institute - UCAS