Module Overview

Music Business and Study Skills

Designed to give the student a practical knowledge of the workings of the music industry, this module will help students make informed choices about their career and introduce them to fundamental topics within the music business.

Topics covered within this module are artist management, copyright, marketing, merchandising and touring.

This module also includes a study skills element, designed to equip the student with the academic skills they will need for reading, research and essay writing across all modules within the college.

Module Code

MUSG 1003

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Distributing your music online


Artist management roles and responsibilities


Copyright and music publishing


Recording companies


Marketing and promotion


Tours & merchandise


New Business Models


Study Skills

Using the library, essay writing, Harvard Referencing

This module will be delivered using a range of methods including formal lectures with audio-visual support, small group work, coursework, in class exercises, tutor demonstrations, e-learning through the VLE and independent research.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100