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SAE Institute

Music Business

UCAS Code: 4L26

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

Entry requirements


A level

C-A*

UCAS Tariff

72

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Music and arts management

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.

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.

Tuition fees

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England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,500
per year
International
£11,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

SAE Glasgow

SAE Liverpool

SAE London

SAE Oxford

Department:

Music Business

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What students say


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63%
low
Music and arts management

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Music

Teaching and learning

73%
Staff make the subject interesting
74%
Staff are good at explaining things
90%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
90%
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

53%
Library resources
33%
IT resources
58%
Course specific equipment and facilities
38%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

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