Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Music Management

The programme provides prospective workers in the music industry with a combination of essential cultural management competencies, and an awareness and understanding of music industry specific issues; the music industry includes organisations varying in size from the largest multinational mega corporations to the loneliest sole trader; this programme looks closely at the relationship between these disparate groups, examines the nature of participation and involvement by performers, critically examines the role of information and communication technology, and addresses the issues that today�s music industry managers have to face.

Entry requirements

Candidates should possess 1 of the following: a degree in an arts related area; a degree in a non-arts related area with a proven interest in an art form or aspects of cultural management and or considerable relevant work experience.

Course modules

Organisational management in cultural and non commercial organisations; music industry management; contemporary issues in cultural event management; dissertation; the cultural manager.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months
MA Distance learning - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East
Online/Distance learning

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4444