BA (Hons) Music Business - London

Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP)

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BA (Hons) Music Business Course

About this music course

ICMP’s Music Business degree provides you with the tools and opportunities you will need to be at the forefront of the music business, enabling you to create and model your music business career.

ICMP’s Music Business degree will help you to gain practical, real-world experience by immersing you in a creative and entrepreneurial environment. You will be taught by established music industry professionals and given the opportunity to promote, and work in association with, fellow student artists. You will learn management principles and a broad range of business skills, helping you to maximise the creative and commercial potential of the artist–business relationship. Your studies will promote entrepreneurship and creative thinking, helping you to create and launch your own business before leaving the course.

ICMP has supported and launched the careers of many of the country’s most successful career musicians and artists. By joining ICMP's Music Business degree course, you can help to manage, guide and structure the musical successes of the future. 

Studying music at ICMP

Our customised learning approach means we really get to know. We’ll provide a music education experience that’s bespoke to you, and will work with you to help achieve your future aspirations, foster your natural talent, and give you regular access to opportunities which allow you to develop your personal project art, broaden your music community, improve your collaborative writing skills, and help you to hone your creative voice. And you’ll significantly improve your music business and entreprenurial skills while you’re at it.

We understand that all our students have different career motivations and your version of ‘success’ will be unique, so we encourage you to follow your own individual path. At ICMP, your future is in your hands, and you’ll graduate feeling inspired and confident, with the skills, networking, self-assurance and flying start you need to propel your career as a music business professional forward.

Entry requirements

Applicants will typically have A levels, BTEC Diploma or Extended Diploma or International Baccalaureate equivalent to 104 UCAS points (2017 tariff) or 260 UCAS points (2016 tariff) , or an ICMP Higher Diploma. In addition, you should hold GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths, or suitable equivalent, such as Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Adult Literacy/Numeracy.

We also welcome applications from mature applicants who may have no formal qualifications but who can nevertheless demonstrate their suitability for study through appropriate skills and experience.

All applicants will be invited to audition.

On successfully completing the course, you will be awarded a BA (Hons) Music Business from the University of South Wales. 

Course Fees

Studying a music business degree course at ICMP makes financial sense too, with the fees for ICMP music degrees and masters in music significantly less than those at many traditional universities, and, also much lower than other UK music education providers - making studying music in London at ICMP great value as well as great fun.

UK & EU £6300 per year, Student Loan funding available / W375

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