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Annie Mac at Point Blank visiting for a masterclass. Note Monki & Tayo from 1Xtra in class!

BA (Hons) Music Industry Management degree (2 years)

JANUARY TERM APPLICATION DEADLINE: 17TH DEC 2018

Click here to apply for January 2019!

Overview

Institution Code: P73  Course Code: PB01 

The music business revealed. In an exciting and opportunity-filled musical landscape, this programme gives you the skills, depth of knowledge and practical experience you need to work within the music industry. On completion, you will have the confidence to succeed in a wide range of roles within the music industry. The programme includes the production, manufacture, marketing and distribution of music as well as setting up a record label. You also gain the knowledge necessary to develop, budget and execute live performances and tours from start to finish. Other highlights include in-depth knowledge of Intellectual Property (IP) law with a particular focus on copyright since this has a high relevance to the music industry; advanced knowledge of the structure of the industry and the relationships between record labels, music publishing and the live sector; how to negotiate music industry contracts and deals; as well as identifying your own career opportunities and having a strategy for succeeding in your chosen field. You will set up a complete business as part of this programme from proposal to implementation. We also host regular masterclasses from leading figures in the music industry, such as Nick Halkes (XL Recordings). Watch the series here.

  • This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you receive a Middlesex BA (Hons) degree on successful completion. Watch our students receive their degrees here.

National Student Survery (NSS) Results

Modules

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STUDENT SUCCESS

Ben Scarr

Island Records A&R. Worked with Tinchy Stryder, Taio Cruz, Amy Winehouse, Frankmusik & Sugababes. Studied at Point Blank and is a regular masterclass guest.

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Dave Rene

Interscope Records A&R Dave is a powerful man in EDM. He signed acts like Nero & Zedd to the label. He was recently named as one of the three most powerful people in America’s EDM scene in Billboard.

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Loren Granic

Co-founder of 'A Club Called Rhonda', has organized parties in LA & beyond for the past 8 years. Known for its stylish crowd and underground vibe, Rhonda hosts up-and-coming DJs and artists alike. 

Gemma Cairney

"Without the intensity & professionalism of Point Blank I would never have had the skills, knowledge or even guts to approach Channel 4 in the first place." She’s now a popular TV/Radio presenter.

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Expert Instructors

Jen Anderson Music Industry

Music manager Jen ran T in the Park for 5 years, A&R'd at Fiction Records, set up King Tut Recordings and runs her own business - Euphonios. A board member of AIM & SMIA, Jen has also worked with BBC.

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Leddra Chapman Music Industry

Independent artist, performer & label owner. Her single "Story" was released to much critical acclaim and playlisted on Radio 2. Studied at LCM & is an ambassador for Quiksilver & The Body Shop.

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Kevin Kerrigan Music Composition

Branded an 'alchemist' by Brian Eno, Kevin has worked with Bjork, Gwen Stefani, Eurythmics, Kylie & Sting among others and composes for movies/TV for Paramount, BBC, Warner Bros, Sony & Universal.

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Natasha Klerks Music Industry

Promoter, DJ and label founder at Neighbourhood featuring Daniel Avery, Ben Sims & Pariah. Teaches Music Business aimed at people looking to break into the industry in management, A&R & marketing. 

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Contact us

  • UK: 020 7729 4884
  • INT: +44 20 7729 4884
  • USA: 323 282 7660
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