Music Business University of Wolverhampton


This course develops your passion for music and allows you to develop insight, attitude and skills to make a career in the music industry. We encourage students to explore aspects of how music works globally and within commercial and social enterprise sectors.

Our teaching embraces practical engagement with the creative and cultural sectors and opportunities for placement, project work and tutor supported business planning are a feature of the programme. Students benefit from working alongside practising musicians and a professional studio: studies are augmented with lively and constant engagement within the Cultural Quarter of Leicester.

This course is the ideal platform to build your own business ideas, work within the commercial sector or to contribute in the third sector or all three!

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Echo Factory

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


Core modules: How Music Works – 360 degree scope of the 21st century music business landscape Marketing Music – Whatever business you are involved in, one of the critical activities is that of defining and implementing your marketing strategy. You will look at how this may affect sales activity, and business performance. Entrepreneurship – Developing your knowledge of the commercial world and providing essential information on raising finance, starting or growing a business, or improving employability.

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 code W375
Institution code W75
Campus name Echo Factory
Campus code D

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 72 points
A level DDD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
Access to HE Diploma P: 45 credits Pass Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DD

Additional entry requirements


Successfully short listed applicants may be required to attend an interview at Echo Factory, Leicester.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

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