BA (Hons) Music Business Management with Foundation Year
360 or 480 with integrated foundation year
UK / EEA: £9,250 per year
3 years or 4 years with integrated foundation year
Subject to Validation by Falmouth University
Student Loans for UK / EU students, Private Funding
UCAS & Interview (for Level 4)
Are you an aspiring music manager, record label exec, live event organiser or a business-savvy recording artist who wants to get ahead of the pack with enhanced, future-facing knowledge and skills? This is possibly the most exciting time to be entering the music industry with the digital opportunity bringing a renewed optimism and four years of solid revenue growth. Young, ambitious and skilled new entrants are better placed than most to prosper in the new global streaming economy with many of the rules yet to be written. The skills you can learn at LCCM, including social media marketing, building an audience online with growth hacking, artist branding and data analysis, are in high demand.
Our custom-built music campus is in Central London; you couldn’t be any closer to the action. You will be guided by our experienced tutors - all top level managers, musicians, songwriters or producers. You will benefit from genuine industry expertise and a curriculum designed to steer you towards current and future work opportunities and skill shortages within the industry. By attending a music college, you will be surrounded by like-minded musicians and aspiring music executives as well as regular guest talks and events with our industry partners.
Please note: for September 2019 entry, this course is available for the 4-year entry route only.
Why choose this course?
As a specialist college for music, founded, staffed and led by music professionals, we have a first-hand understanding of how our industry works.
You will benefit from studying in small groups, with the ability to choose between four significant optional pathways within the degree. Building upon the core modules, where you learn how the industry works and how to get ahead, optional pathways allow you to build expertise in the following subjects:
Event Management and Touring
Artist Development & Music Programming
Rights & Royalties Management or Studio Recording Skills
Why choose LCCM?
As an independent music college, we take a personalised approach to your education. We want to pass on the skills, knowledge and connections we have made to help you launch your professional career. Our Central London location puts you closer to the heart of the UK music industry than any other university or college. Our custom-built campus provides you with a creative environment that is ideal for collaboration and first-class industry facilities, equipment and resources.
What our graduates do
- Record label marketing
- Royalties assistant
- VIP event promoter
- Brand partnership coordinator
- Artist manager
- Music business journalist
- DIY Artist
- Social Media consultant
- Music Industry analyst
You need a minimum of 96 UCAS points or equivalent for entry to the course primarily from Level 3 qualification such as A levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma or International Baccalaureate Diploma.
You must also have a minimum of Grade 4 (or C) or above in GCSE English Language and Maths, or equivalent, for entry to our undergraduate business courses.
Foundation year is recommended for anyone who has not studied at least one of the following subjects at A Level, BTEC or equivalent: Business Studies or Economics, Music Production, English Language or Media Studies. Entry to Level 4 is subject to entrance interview.
If English is not your first language, we accept a range of recognised language qualifications that are equivalent to the IELTS Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.
Age: Minimum age 18
The personal statement is an important part of your application and is your chance to tell us about your aims in music and why it interests you. Your ability to communicate effectively is important, so the quality of your writing is a factor in how we make our decision. In particular, we will be looking for you to show a genuine interest in music, demonstrated by one or more of the following:
- learning an instrument either taught or self-taught
- extra-curricular music activities at school, college or in the community
- performing music as a soloist, a band member or forming a band
- writing or producing music