Music Management (M.A.)

General

Program Description

⚡️ Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

We have temporarily adapted programmes to virtual learning classrooms, so that all the scheduled training and support can take place online. Programmes will start in October 2020 and, if required, in virtual learning rooms and then change to on-campus learning.

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Music, along with painting, is one of the oldest art forms. It transports emotions like no other and is part of everyday life all around the world. Music is closely connected with the media industry and entertainment business, and requires important music management skills.

This includes working with important distribution channels, managing concerts, the task of discovering and promoting musicians, bands and songwriters, and the trading of music rights.

Visit our website to get the brochure and learn more about our Music Management (M.A.) programme.

Contents of the Music Management (M.A.) programme

Students specialising in Music Management acquire all the necessary qualifications for product, project and concert management to be able to manage artists and bands professionally and successfully. Distinct knowledge of target groups and market mechanisms, contract, copyright and exploitation law, concert management as well as music sociology and psychology are as much a part of the course content as music history and artist management. The curriculum includes:

  • Project Management
  • Social Media Management
  • Music Production
  • Artist Management
  • Music Marketing

Degree awarded

Students on this M.A. programme are awarded the following master's degree:

  • Master of Arts in Media and Communication Management with specialisation in Music Management

Future career opportunities

By the end of this M.A. programme, you are fully prepared to carry out media and communications management roles in the music industry and can aim for competitive positions in the cultural and event sector or in music production. Examples of future roles include:

  • Artist Manager
  • Cultural management
  • Label Manager
  • Artist & Repertoire Manager
  • Executive in the music business

Admission requirements

Admission requirements are as follows:

  • Recognised Bachelor's degree
  • English language proficiency certificate
    - TOEFL (at least 72 out of 120)
    - IELTS (at least 6 out of 9)
  • CV (curriculum vitae)
  • Motivation statement
  • Letter of recommendation (by your lecturer or employer)
  • Personal interview (optional)

Applicants with a bachelor's degree of 180 ECTS study a four-semester programme, while applicants with 210 ECTS may join the three-semester programme.

Fees

Tuition fees
6,500 € per semester

One-off registration fee

  • 500 € (EU students)
  • 750 € (Non EU students)

Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

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