‘Cash, Money, Records Forever’: An Introduction to the Business Practices of the Evolving British Music Industry

The course examines the structure and methodologies of the music industry and business in diverse settings: the origins of the music industry; different areas of the industry including record labels and its associates; artistry and agency; music consumption, distribution and promotion/marketing; and, creativity and legal issues in music. The course will also discuss how the evolving music industry has had an impact on business and society in Britain (and Europe).

EXAMPLE CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES (2-4 PER COURSE)

  • Guest lecturer(s) from the music industry
  • Attend a related music industry event/exhibition
  • Various Concerts and Gigs

COURSE OUTLINE

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