This MA Music Business Management course at university of Westminster is highly regarded in both music business education and the industry at large. It will prepare you to become one of the next generation of music industry leaders and entrepreneurs. All teaching staff on the course are currently working in the music industry, and every week there are a number of high-level industry guests. You will need to be a self-motivated and open-minded student, as this is an intense course, but one which can help you to progress your career across a wide range of music business disciplines.
Working with music industry leaders and organisations, the course has developed a unique curriculum. You will be able to combine a strong underpinning of key business skills (entrepreneurialism, leadership, organisational management, and marketing with essential music industry management knowledge (strategic innovation technology, intellectual property and copyright) and academic concepts and theories relevant to the industry today.
Today's music industry organisations need graduates with both strong degrees and skills relevant to the workplace. The MA Music Business Management course is committed to developing employable graduates by ensuring that:
- Career development skills are embedded in the course
- Opportunities for internships, placements and work-related learning activities are available to students
- Our staff links with employers in all areas of the music industry and their willingness to come to the university and give guest talks , enables students to network with potential employers in class and in social situations to make important contacts and strengthen their employability skills.
- Alumni keep in close contact with the course , often returning to deliver guest speeches and meet and network with students. This strong “community of learning” assists with recruitment and internship opportunities.
Skillset, BJTC (The Broadcast Jounalism Training Council), IMI (The institute of Medical Illustrators), JAMES (Joint Audio Media Educational Support)