BA (Hons) MUSIC INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT


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COURSE OVERVIEW


Do you want to establish a career in the music industry as a business-astute artist or executive? Designed and delivered by Industry professionals, our music business degree course will help you understand who, why, when and what you might get paid from making and releasing music; the social media tricks and tools you need to build your audience from scratch and the most in demand skills or the modern music business - harnessing data and sharing insights from the new gold rush of music streaming.

The Music Industry Management degree is run by Anthony Hamer-Hodges, an award-winning artist manager, record label exec and co-founder of a music streaming app.

“I am so grateful for my experience at LCCM. Anthony’s teaching and guidance gave me the practical knowledge and confidence to join the music industry.”
Rosie Reeves,
Copyright & Royalties Assistant, Domino Publishing

 

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UCAS code

W375

Credits

360

Full-time fees

UK/EU: £8,500, International: £14,500

Part-time fees

UK/EEA: £4,750

Study Mode

Full-time or Part-time

Duration

3 years full-time or 6 years part-time

Application

Apply directly to us or through UCAS

Funding

Student Loans for UK/EU students, Private Funding

University Validation

The Open University

Start Date

26/09/2018

Programme Specification

Programme Specification

Why choose us

  • Industry-leading professional tutors
  • Superb facilities in a brand-new, purpose built building
  • Field trips and workshops inside the offices of the most forward thinking music companies
  • Unique opportunities to collaborate with other like minded creatives
  • Study in the heart of creative London
  • Vibrant, friendly environment
  • Course you can customise
  • One to one support
  • Small class sizes
  • Lifelong friends and professional contacts

Music industry tutors

Based in the heart of one of the world’s leading music business cities, your tutors are academically qualified, high level music industry executives who in addition to their teaching, are still active in the music business. They have played a significant role in the success of many established artists working with companies like Universal, Sony, Warner, EMI and Ministry of Sound.

What you can do

You will develop the knowledge, cultural understanding and practical skills needed to be a successful recording artist or executive at a major record label, music publishing or live events company. You will also gain contacts, confidence and problem solving skills which might inspire you to start your own business or help you make more money from releasing your own music.

 

WHAT OUR STUDENTS AND TUTORS SAY


“The thing I like the most about studying here is I think the people, I think the staff and my peers is a very encouraging environment a very positive one and I feel like sometimes with music it can become quite competitive and I don’t feel that”

Kathleen Fitzpatrick Milton

BMus (Hons) Performance and Production student

“I chose LCCM because the atmosphere was totally different to the other schools that I looked at, it was much more genuine seeming and the teachers were really friendly”

Sahil Batra

BMus (Hons) Performance and Production student

“My favourite thing about LCCM is the fact that having taught in a number of similar institutions, LCCM doesn’t have that corporate vibe that you get in a lot of the competition schools”

Pete Cater

Drum Tutor

“If you are looking for a place where you want to develop professional skills but also you’re very excited by the actual business of making music, LCCM is a good place to study”

Roland Perrin

Head of Piano

“One of the things that I like most about studying at LCCM is the teachers, great teachers, fun relaxed, realty experienced and they know a lot what they are talking about”

Benjamin Harrison

Cert HE Music Performance 1st year student

“I chose LCCM because it’s the most well rounded Music University in London. The facilities are fantastic, they offer one to one tuition which is really good and the level of teaching is really high”

Aaron

Bass Course

“If you want to be at a school where performance, theory and just living music everyday of your life then yes I would recommend it”

Tom

Bass Course

“This is the best place to go. Unlike other places that have got classes of twenty to thirty people, with the one to ones its just you”

Frankie Colony

BMus Guitar course

“It’s been a hardworking year but I've learnt a lot and has been very inspiring”

Joe

First year piano

“Enrolling onto LCCM was the best thing I've done for my music career, you have to be in London to do music”

Andrew

First year piano

“I chose LCCM because there's no other music course that I've discovered that goes in the direction. Here there is a big focus on the Horns of learning Jazz, Harmony”

James

BMus performance course - Trumpet

“I wanted to go somewhere where I felt comfortable. Teachers are very relaxed but meticulous at the same time, making you focus on your weaknesses.”

Happiness

Singer

“You would want to come on this course if you are interested in working with musicians, writers, other people in creative media and creative industries.”

David Harvey

Program Leader

“We give you industry-led tutors access to professional organizations and networks that we are all part of”

KT Foster

Program Leader

“What I'm looking for in a Songwriting student is someone who’s got the drive and the passion to develop the kind of discipline of writing all the time, so that passion and that urgency, that need to create and express something in their songs is ideally the main ingredient we’re looking for”

Mike McAvoy

Subject leader in Songwriting

“We’re very into all sorts of music you know we’re not a rock school or a pop school we’re into everything we’ve had heavy metal bands, jazz bands and everything in between and again these make us quite unusual”

Darius Khwaja

Principal

COURSE STRUCTURE


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


UCAS Tariff
  • A minimum of 96 UCAS points,gained from at least two full Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A Level, BTEC Diploma), in any subject area.
    • An Access to Higher Education course or a BTEC Extended Diploma will be considered as equivalent to two full Level 3 qualifications.
  • GCSE grade C/4 or above in Maths and Englishor a Level 2 equivalent (e.g. Functional Skills).

We also welcome applications from mature students (21+ years) and those without formal qualifications but with demonstrable passion for and practical experience in the music industry.

 

Interviews

You may be invited to an interview to assess your eligibility for the course if:

  • you have not met the minimum entry criteria but show within your application a strong interest, and promise of ability for the course; or
  • there is insufficient information in your application for us to make a decision
Personal statement

The personal statement is an important part of your application and is your chance to tell us what your aims in the music business are 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 an interest in the music business, demonstrated by one or more of the following:

  • enthusiasm for listening to live or recorded music
  • reading about music/the music industry
  • performing music as a soloist, a band member or forming a band
  • organising gigs or music events
  • using social media to publish or promote music
Eligibility for certain modules

If you wish to study the options from the BMus (Hons) that are available to your course, you will also have to demonstrate that you meet the music entry criteria as listed above for BMus students.

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