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2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MA Music and Management

Programme code:MA-MU/MANUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Silviu Cobeanu Contact address:music@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

A good first degree (equivalent to 2i or above) in Music or a related subject; we will consider other relevant professional (or similar) experience in Music in lieu of formal musical qualifications where a good level of musical understanding and/or some practical experience can be demonstrated at the point of application.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Music

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Music

Programme specification:

The bringing together in collaboration of two internationally-renowned Leeds departments, the School of Music and the Business School, affords excellent opportunities for distinctiveness. The Business School’s international reputation in management is further expanded by the creation of the Creative Industries Management module, and the Music Management Project builds on the School of Music’s existing expertise in practical music-making. Creative Industries Management will provide the opportunity for industrial placements in the music industry, enhancing employability and creating vital links with the business community. Music Management Project will allow for the practical application of theory and skills developed elsewhere in the programme, with the possibility of a practice-based element alongside more traditional scholarly methodologies. The dual stream of managerial training and creative musical opportunities is highly distinctive.


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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Students must study 180 credits comprised from a mix of compulsory and optional modules adding up to 180 credits.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LUBS5249MCreative Industries Management15 creditsSemester 1
MUSS5165MMusic Management Project60 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)
MUSS5830MLive Music Management and Promotion30 creditsSemester 1

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 15 credits from the following optional modules:

LAW5687MIntellectual Property Management15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5209MEntrepreneurship and Enterprise Creation15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5978MManaging Digital Business15 creditsSemester 2

Candidates will be required to study 60 credits from the following optional modules:

EDUC5039MCreative Inquiry, Communication and Learning30 creditsSemester 2
MUSS5132MShort Dissertation30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MUSS5133MShort Dissertation30 creditsSemester 2, Semester 1
MUSS5134MIndividual Project30 creditsSemester 1, Semesters 1 & 2, Semester 2
MUSS5330MInstrumental or Vocal Recital30 creditsSemester 1, Semester 2
MUSS5337MApplied Performance Studies30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MUSS5833MThe Recording Industry Now30 credits1 Sep to 28 Feb
PECI5211MAudience Engagement and Impact30 creditsSemester 2

Other optional modules may be available by arrangement. Students must ensure that they have the prerequisites for the above modules before enrolling for them.

Last updated: 06/08/2019

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