BA (Hons) Music Business

 Music Business Degree

Business Planning, Digital Technologies, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Techniques,  Music Management and Music Technology

You will gain vital industry knowledge and experience and the ability to transform these into successful business strategies.  You will master your knowledge of how the global music industry really works.

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You will run a record label and work with emerging and established artists.

We focus on your individual talents and develop your business interest and creativity.

We encourage students to explore aspects of how music works globally and within commercial and social enterprise sectors.

Our teaching embraces practical engagement with the creative and cultural sectors and opportunities for placement, project work and tutor supported business planning are a feature of the programme.

Students benefit from working alongside practising musicians and in a professional studio: studies are augmented with lively and constant engagement within the Cultural Quarter of Leicester.

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Important Course Codes to find us on UCAS!

Institution code: W75
Course code: W375
Campus code: D
Institution code name: WOLVN
Short form of course: BAMUBUS

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Fees & Requirements

Course Fees
• UK / EU: £5,995 per year
(this course is eligible for Student Loans finance)
• International: Please contact us to enquire or register your interest

Entry Requirements
• 72 UCAS points or equivalent or relevant industry experience. We welcome applicants that have studied arts award
• English language requirement of IELTS 6 or equivalent.

Core Modules

How Music Works – 360 degree scope of the 21st century music business landscape

Marketing Music – Whatever business you are involved in, one of the critical activities is that of defining and implementing your marketing strategy. You will look at how this may affect sales activity, and business performance.

Entrepreneurship – Developing your knowledge of the commercial world and providing essential information on raising finance, starting or growing a business, or improving employability.

Production – Understanding the latest engineering and production techniques, studio sessions working with emerging and established artists, the opportunity to record your own material.

Module Info


Why Echo Factory?

Some of the World’s Finest!


We don’t just believe in teaching theory for the sake of it. You will be taught by some of the world’s finest educators who have the real-life experience and know-how of making it in the music and related arts industries today.

We also believe that to be at your best you cannot simply focus on Western Contemporary music which is why at Echo Factory you will derive a deeper and richer appreciation for musical styles from across the world, and their application to the Global Music Industry.

All courses offer you the opportunity to create your own structured and vetted business plan should you wish to start your own venture upon graduation, and to give you the best possible start all students are encouraged to participate in and benefit from Echo Factory’s in-house Talent & Career Development Service which includes:

• Artist management • Industry exposure • Access to the Echo Factory’s record label


Studying with Echo Factory


This course equips you with all of the skills, knowledge and real-life experience to successfully embark on a career as a performing musician (bass, guitar, drums, vocals) whether that be as a signed artist or professional session musician.


Not only will you achieve a significant enhancement of your technical ability and understanding of the various musical styles and disciplines utilised in the modern global music industry, you will also develop the entrepreneurial acumen required to be a successful musician in the 21st Century.


In order to ensure you stand out from the crowd and to give you the best possible chance of securing successful employment in an ever-competitive industry, our courses combine a cross-disciplined approach coupled with a highly bespoke and modular learning experience, resulting in you graduating with a broader knowledge and skill base than most other schools.

How to Enrol

We’ll be happy to answer your questions you may have about Echo Factory….

Call us today on 0116 253 5657