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Point Blank Music School

Music Industry Management with Foundation Year

UCAS Code: W5WF

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

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

UCAS Tariff

48

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time including foundation year | 2021

Subjects

Music

Music and arts management

Music marketing

For many years, Point Blank has shared the secrets of the music business and has seen its students find high profile work in the industry. In an exciting and opportunity-filled musical landscape, this degree programme gives you the skills, depth of knowledge, practical experience and confidence needed to take on a wide range of roles within the music industry, as well as the contacts to get going. This accelerated two year programme includes setting up a record label; planning and executing live performances and tours; understanding Intellectual Property (IP) law and copyright; an intimate understanding of the relationships between record labels, music publishing companies and the live sector and crucially, how to negotiate music industry contracts, deals and much more. We will help you identify your career opportunities and develop a strategy for success in your chosen field.

Modules

Personal Development for Higher Education, Introduction to DAWs, Fundamentals of Production Analysis & Genre Study, Understanding Music Theory, Foundations of Sound Design, Introduction to DJ techniques, Understanding the Music Industry, Fundamentals of Sound Engineering, Foundations of Music Composition, History of the Music Industry, The Recording Industry, Intellectual Property & Copyright, Music Publishing, Music Management, Digital Music, The Live Music Industry, Music in the Global Marketplace, Music Licensing, Music Branding & Promotion, Digital Marketing, Artist Development, Business Setup & Management, Professional Development for the Music Industry, Music Futures

The Uni


Course location:

Main Campus

Department:

Music

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Music and arts management
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Music marketing

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Music

Teaching and learning

94%
Staff make the subject interesting
94%
Staff are good at explaining things
92%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
86%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

75%
Library resources
57%
IT resources
76%
Course specific equipment and facilities
73%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

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