UCAS code W3N1
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This dynamic course will provide you with the experience and knowledge to gain a career in the music business. You will benefit from real opportunities, experienced and dedicated staff and strong industry links.
Studying at one of the best equipped facilities in Scotland you will be prepared for working in various sectors of the music industries. Alongside your studies you will have the opportunity to gain experience working in event/festival management, music conference management, digital marketing and with record labels and arts organisations. Our students are regularly offered placements and employment opportunities throughout the course. Previous students have completed work placements in the UK, Europe and the US.
The teaching team, based at Perth College UHI, are all active in their disciplines and, as a result, have strong links with current employers in the music industries within the UK and further afield. These links enhance the educational experience, and provide a valuable insight into the contemporary music industries. Students will also benefit from a guest speakers programme that has previously included Keith Harris (Stevie Wonder’s manager), Universal Music, Columbia Records, BBC Radio One, Frightened Rabbit, Idlewild and Andy Dunlop (Twin Atlantic’s tour manager), Creative Scotland and the Scottish Music Industry Association.
We offer modern student accommodation in Perth ideally suited to students on this course.
You will study the following mandatory units:
Core modules are:
You will also choose two option modules which include, but are not limited to:
Core modules are:
You will also choose two option modules which may include, but are not limited to:
Core modules are:
Option modules include, but are not limited to:
You will learn through a combination of face-to-face lectures and tutorials, practical workshops and online study via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE), with support from your tutors.
You will have the opportunity to attend and work at live music industry events and conferences.
Number of hours per week indicates the total number of hours you should dedicate to the course, which includes time spent in lectures and your own time spent on individual study and research.
For students normally domiciled in Scotland or the European Union/EEA (outside of the UK) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|Year 1||HNC||£1,285||£1,285||£86 (per HN credit)||£86 (per HN credit)|
|Year 2||DipHE||£1,820||£1,820||£215 (per 20 credit module)||£215 (per 20 credit module)|
|Year 3||Degree||£1,820||£1,820||£215 (per 20 credit module)||£215 (per 20 credit module)|
|Year 4||Honours||£1,820||£1,820||£215 (per 20 credit module)||£215 (per 20 credit module)|
For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) and with a term-time address in Scotland studying this course full time, the following fees apply:
|Year 1||HNC||£6,510||£6,720||£434 (per HN credit)||£448 (per HN credit)|
|Year 2||DipHE||£8,000||£9,000||£1,340 (per 20 credit module)||£1,500 (per 20 credit module)|
|Year 3||Degree||£8,000||£9,000||£1,340 (per 20 credit module)||£1,500 (per 20 credit module)|
|Year 4||Honours||free*||free*||£1,340 (per 20 credit module)||£1,500 (per 20 credit module)|
*4th (Honours) year free only for students studying full-time who have paid for previous 3 years at the University of the Highlands and Islands.
Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.
There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living whilst studying.
For students who do not normally reside in the UK or European Union and with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|Year 1||HNC||£6,510||£6,700||£434 (per HN credit)||£434 (per HN credit)|
|Year 2||DipHE||£10,000||£11,100||£1,680 (per 20 credit module)||£1,750 (per 20 credit module)|
|Year 3||Degree||£10,000||£11,100||£1,680 (per 20 credit module)||£1,750 (per 20 credit module)|
|Year 4||Honours||£10,000||£11,100||£1,680 (per 20 credit module)||£1,750 (per 20 credit module)|
***There is no part-time study option for Tier 4 sponsored international students.
Further information on international course fees.
A no fee increase guarantee is available for self-funding full-time and structured part-time RUK and International undergraduate students for continuous and contiguous study for the same award, up to the permitted standard time limit for the relevant award.
The BA (Hons) Music Business provides the flexibility to focus on your individual interests and develop the necessary employability skills required for a successful career in the music industry. Graduates of this course are now working in a variety of areas across Scotland, the UK and Europe, including:
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The course content is extensive and specific to the music industry which is brilliant. There's a guest lecture programme which gives us the chance to meet with industry professionals and the lecturers all have industry experience with vast knowledge and contacts. The on-campus facilities such as the recording studios, sound systems, rehearsal rooms and theatres, are great too.
Daniel Vescio, BA (Hons) Music Business student, Perth College UHI campus.
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.