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Music Industry Studies

University of Liverpool

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
18900 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

Come and study with the pioneer of music industry studies at MA level within the UK.This Music Industry Studies programme offered at the University of Liverpool will give you an advanced and discerning knowledge of music industry practices, drawing on our international research and the experience of our tutors. On it you'll investigate current music industry practices in-depth.

Overview

The Music Industry Studies programme offered at the University of Liverpool is taught alongside the MA in Classical Music Industry, which will broaden your theoretical understanding and opportunities for research. 

All postgraduates also have access to the department's programme of research seminars and performances.

Career prospects

Students from the taught postgraduate programmes in the department of Music have gone on to a wide range of careers, including various positions in the music industries, museums, arts administration, journalism, publishing, and teaching. PhDs in Music are in full-time lectureships around the world (e.g. Canada, Sweden). 

This programme has been recognised by the AHRC as appropriate training for advanced research, and prepares students for a level of further training equivalent to doctoral study.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Studying Music Industry 
  • Music Contracts 
  • Music Industry 
  • Globalisation and the Music Industry 
  • Music Industry Management 
  • Audiences 
  • Asian Music Markets 
  • Dissertation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no strict application deadlines but applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if they require visas or have special requirements.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need at least a 2.1 undergraduate degree (or its equivalent) in any discipline.
  • We shall look at candidates not simply in the light of conventional profiles, but with regard to individual qualities. Hence, mature students with non-traditional backgrounds - particulary if you have music industry experience - are encouraged to apply. 
  • Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines. In addition to the materials described above, international students should also include a transcript of their MAs and undergraduate degree work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

January start

  • National

£7,800

  • International

£17,300

Funding

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Due for update

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Music Industry Studies
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