University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Music and Management

This course combine your knowledge and skills in music with managerial training with this distinctive and diverse degree. This programme will allow you to specialise in an aspect of music that suits your interests and talents while gaining an insight into the principles and strategies of management across the creative industries. You will also study modules designed specifically for this programme which bring music and management together, giving you the chance to connect with professionals in the music industry.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree with a 2.1 (Honours) in music or equivalent qualification. Other relevant professional experience will be considered if you can demonstrate a good level of musical understanding or practical experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Strategic management; creative industries management; professional studies; dissertation or music and management project. Optional modules: Individual project; short dissertation; composition studies; instrumental or vocal recital; concerto/song-cycle/extended work; applied performance studies; editing and archival studies; issues in critical musicology; aesthetic theory; computer music practice; computer music contexts; case studies in the applied psychology of music; audience engagement and impact.

Assessment methods

Assessment uses a range of methods, including presentations, bibliographic exercises, essays and group project work. LUBS modules may include written exams. Specialised music modules will also use relevant methods of assessment, such as compositions, recitals, critical editions and commentaries on musical sources.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of Music
Telephone number: 
0113 343 2583