University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Music Industry Studies

This course will give you knowledge of music industry practices on which you will investigate current music industry practices in-depth.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in music or other relevant subjects including joint-Honours degrees with another subject. All applicants will normally be interviewed. Applicants with 2.1 Honours degree in an arts and humanities or social science subject including joint-Honours degrees with another subject are encouraged to apply. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English; language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5) in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Course modules

Modules include: Studying popular music; music and the legal system; the record industry as a cultural industry; music and the city; globalisation and the music industry; music management; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

John Lennon scholarships; University scholarships; Music Sound Foundation bursaries.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

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Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927