SAE Institute

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Middlesex University

Music Business

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Course summary

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Develop the industry knowledge and entrepreneurial skills required to pursue a successful career in the music business. Entrepreneurship, professional practice and transferable skills are essential attributes needed to develop and maintain a career in the music industry. The music business degree is managed and taught by industry professionals and practitioners with years of experience, across the key areas of the music industry. With close links to the industry, you'll also 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. You'll develop fundamental skills in business and project management, business operations, marketing and law, with emphasis and context to the music industry.

Course details

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; Information, Communication and Professional Media Practice. Trimester 2 - Profiling and Content Management; Marketing, Business Planning and Law. Trimester 3 - Enterprise 1; Elective module (see website for details). Year 2: Trimester 4 - Business Planning; Enterprise 2. Trimester 5 - Research Practice and Society; Elective module (see website for details). Trimester 6 - Major project.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code4L26
Institution code S05
Campus nameSAE Liverpool
Campus codeE

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

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

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 72 points
A level A* - D To understand what combination of grades you need to achieve 72 UCAS tariff points please visit ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D*D* - MMP
Access to HE Diploma D: 45 credits M: 42 credits P: 3 credits
Scottish Higher A - C
GCSE/National 4/National 5 All subjects require A*-C in English (4-9) Audio Production and Games Programming also require A*-C in Mathematics (4-9)

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Audition


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 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, Oxford and Liverpool campuses, fees are £9,000 per year for UK/EU students and £13,000 per year for international students. Fees at our Glasgow campus are £7,500 per year for UK/EU students and £11,500 per year for international students.
Music Business at SAE Institute - UCAS