University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Music Industry Innovation and Enterprise (at Platform One, Isle of Wight)

This innovative and exciting masters programme is designed as a professional practice qualification for anyone wishing to further develop and sustain employment opportunities in the modern music industry. Think of this as the start of your professional career in the music industry. The curriculum is carefully designed to prepare students for the next stage of their careers, to challenge current music business models, to innovate and to be in control of your own career aspirations.

The programme expects to attract entrants who have a background in the subject or a related subject area, acquired through previous study (a bachelor's degree with honours or equivalent) and entrants who have acquired experience through work or other means that enables staff responsible for admissions to be confident of the candidate's ability to succeed in the programme.

Course will included a diverse curriculum including music industry analysis, business and enterprise, innovation in the music industry, professional skills development and a commercial project.

This course is taught at Platform One on the Isle of Wight and at Waterbear in Brighton.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements: You would generally need to have a relevant undergraduate degree with at least a 2:1

Course modules

Music industry analysis
Business and enterprise
Innovation in the music industry
Professional skills development
Commercial project

Assessment methods

A mixture of critical analysis, academic writing, performance, production and business planning. Final assessment will be a self directed commercial project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Full-time September 2018 £ 9,640 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

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