Music and Music Business

BA Music Industries


Available at Blended Learning Coatbridge


The music industry is one of the UK’s largest creative industries – and our BA Music Industries programme opens doors for those with talent, drive and ambition to forge varied, lifelong careers within this dynamic and ever-changing industry. This one-year degree course builds on subjects introduced in HND Music Business and provides the opportunity to focus your learning towards your specific career ambitions.

Course Information

To be accepted on to the BA Music Industries programme, it is a requirement that students have previously gained an HND in Music Business or related subject at SCQF Level 8.

Learners will develop their skill set utilising the department’s state-of-the-art facilities and will collaborate with students from BA Sound Production and BA Music Performance across our main campuses. Students will embark on practical industry-facing and market-facing projects and will engage with theoretical learning and research projects based on current industry needs. Modules include Marketing Music: Principles, Practice and Psychology and New Music Media, with various optional modules to suit your individual career plan.


This course is ideal for candidates interested in pursuing a career in any area of the music industry, including but not limited to:

Marketing and PR
Live sector careers such as booking, promotion and tour management
Digital distribution and record label operations
Music publishing
Royalty and collection societies
Music journalism
Community music and education

This course prepares you for a career within the Music Industries or various postgraduate-level university courses throughout the UK.

Classes Available

Blended Learning Coatbridge


  • Days
  • 3 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 22 Aug 2022