HND MUSIC BUSINESS
The development of essential business skills and competences are delivered in the context of the Music Industry.
In addition to an academic approach, you will be involved in many projects and have the opportunity to gain valuable, hands-on industry experience by managing one of the College’s 3 record labels, notably, Electric Honey Records.
What you need to qualify for entry...
A pass in one relevant Higher is preferable or completion of a relevant NQ/NC programme at level 5 or 6 is required.
An appropriate level of English/Literacy is required from all applicants.
Applications from mature learners without formal qualifications are welcome.
Informal interview and participate in a group discussion task.
Task: "Take an artist or band of your choice and tell us why you think they have become successful in the music business." Be prepared to discuss this with the delivery team and other prospective applicants onto the Music Business program on the day of interview.
Applicants are required to bring a reference and copies of current qualification certificates with them to the interview/information session.
Year 1 content includes:
- Creative Industries Infrastructure
- Working in the Creative Industries
- Music Law 1
- Music Industry Marketing 1
- Music Industry Promotions
- Financial Management
- Music History
- Music and Image
- Creative Project
- Music Industry Publishing
- Music Industry Management 1
- Record Company Organisation and Structure
- Graded Unit 1.
Year 2 content includes:
- Music Law 2
- Music Industry Management 2
- Music Industry Marketing 2
- Music Industry Finance
- E-Commerce in the Music Industry
- Music Industry Touring
- Stage Management
- Music Industry Digital Communication
- Cultural Studies
- Running a Record Company
- Graded Unit 2
2 Academic Years – 1 (HNC) or 2 (HND).
August - June.
If you wish to study on a part-time basis you should provide information about this in their personal statement and at interview.
Successful learners will possibly progress to 2nd or 3rd year degree.
Alternatively, you could seek employment in many branches of the Music Industry.