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Music Industry Management and Promotion

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

12 months
16380 GBP/year
9400 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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If you have ambitions to make it big in the music business then this Music Industry Management and Promotion course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will give you the knowledge and industry experience you need to manage your own career and commercialise your activities.

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Throughout the course you’ll get to engage with music industry practice at a professional level and in an industrial context, working on and contributing to commercial projects under the direction of experienced industry practitioners. By the time you graduate you’ll have gained lots of hands-on experience – previous students have overseen the generation, release and promotion of a compilation album, and the construction, management and promotion of live music events at Manchester’s Factory 251 venue.

Why study with us

Practical sessions are delivered in our Media Factory, which houses fully equipped theatres, film and photography studios, sound recording studios and much more.

This programme is taught by professional artists and theatre practitioners who are established leaders in their own field.

You’ll gain real-world experience in the music business, working directly with leading organisations and industry experts while building up extensive networks of professional contacts.

Future careers

This Music Industry Management and Promotion course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is suitable both for aspiring music business people and for music creators and artists who wish to manage their own careers. 

The skills and industry experience you’ll gain during this course will equip you for a wide range of exciting careers across the music business, including:

  • Musician/recording artist
  • Sound engineer
  • Producer
  • Live music promoter
  • Festival organiser
  • Talent management
  • Venue manager
  • Record label manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design
  • Project Management and Planning
  • Masters Project
  • Music Industry Practice

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a 2:1 degree or equivalent professional experience or learning in a related field
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16380 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time: £785 per 20 credits (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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