International Music Business

ThinkSpace Education

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12 months
12950 GBP/year
12950 GBP/year
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International Music Business programme of ThinkSpace Education prepares students to innovate, start businesses, develop creative or management careers and help lead the new music industry profitably and sustainably in the future.


MA International Music Business programme of ThinkSpace Education combines up to the minute insights from active industry participants and leaders, with a strong theoretical knowledge of management and business, strategy and analysis. You will be mentored by current industry insiders and leading creative industries academics to help you achieve your goal.

Key facts:

Our teaching staff are working professionals at the cutting edge of the industry. They’re successfully navigating the turbulent waters of a constantly changing world and passing on that knowledge and insight to you. They have made their way to the top, managing some of the world’s most innovative music companies. They are successful artists, writers, composers or Grammy award winning producers. They are music attorneys and award-winning academics.

Combine real-time professional insight into the music industry, with advanced business and management strategic theory, and you have a powerful combination.

How you learn:

  • Taught by top, current, industry insiders.
  • Thousands of video tutorials on demand.
  • Weekly one-to-one mentoring and tuition.
  • Live workshops and group sessions.
  • Challenging real-world project work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Industry in Context
  • Making Money
  • Copyright and Contracts
  • Sync Licensing and Music Supervision
  • Royalties


This course is for anyone planning a career in the music industry, whether as a creator, entrepreneur or in management. This course will give you the head start you need to find professional and personal success regardless of which avenue you want to explore within the music industry.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • 15 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants are required to have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any subject. A limited number of places are available for non-degree holders (see the ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ section). We assume that completion of an undergraduate degree shows the applicant has the required level of academic ability to complete the course. Where applicants have been out of education for some time or come from a very different discipline, we can provide additional support through one to one tutorials during their course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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Getting a Student Visa

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