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MA Music and Management(Part-Time)

Year 2

(Award available for year: Master of Arts)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:
• Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of, and the ability to evaluate critically the concepts, values and debates informing the discipline;
• Demonstrate understanding of a range of methods, approaches, and research techniques appropriate to the scholarly study of music management;
• Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between research, theory and practice, and between evidence and enquiry in the music business and related industries;
• Demonstrate the ability to apply key skills by devising, planning, executing, and reporting on an extended project in the area of music management;
• Take a proactive and self-reflective role in working, through the analysis and evaluation of own and others’ ideas, and to develop professional relationships with others;
• Develop skills in presentation suitable to the programme and industry.

Transferable (key) skills

Masters (Taught), Postgraduate Diploma & Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:
- the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in industry or area of professional practice;
- evaluating their own achievement and that of others;
- self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;
- independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;
- critically to engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.


Achievement for the degree of Master (taught programme) will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:
- evidencing an ability to conduct independent in-depth enquiry within the discipline;
- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;
- drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;
- evaluating and criticising received opinion;
- make reasoned judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.


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