BA (Hons) Music Business Management course in London, UK | LCCM

This is possibly the most exciting time to be entering the music business with digital opportunities bringing a renewed optimism and five years of solid industry growth.

Course details

Young, ambitious and skilled new entrants are better placed than most to prosper in the new global streaming economy with many of the rules yet to be written. The skills you can learn at LCCM, including social media marketing, building an audience online with growth hacking, artist branding and data analysis, are in-demand right now.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 day campus
  • Intake: October, February, June
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

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Course overview

Are you an aspiring music manager, record label executive, live event organiser or a business-savvy recording artist who wants to get ahead of the pack with enhanced knowledge and skills?

The BA (Hons) Music Business Management degree aims to nurture creative and ambitious students with a passion for music and business, developing in them future-facing skills and critical knowledge required to develop a successful career in the modern music industry.


Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent. Applicants would normally have 2 years’ relevant work experience.

Course overview: he MBA is a general management course aimed at aspiring and established middle managers from a range of business sectors. The course has been designed to account for current (local, regional and international) market trends and has recently been updated to provide additional flexibility, choice and opportunity and to help apply taught management skills.

The overall objective of this course is to educate and develop individuals as managers and business specialists, adding value through an integrated, applied and critical understanding of management and organisations, as well as the development of professional, transferable and intellectual skills that are essential for successful general and strategic management in private, public and third sector organisations.


During the degree, you will build incremental and progressively deeper knowledge and understanding of music management, the rights and royalty streams of music publishing and the recorded music sector, live event management and promotion, and the inner workings of the streaming music economy.

Examples of recent graduate positions following degree in Music Business Management:

  • Music industry entrepreneur
  • Artist development and A&R
  • Copyright administration & collection
  • Record label marketing
  • Music publishing business 
  • Event promoter 
  • Brand partnerships 
  • Artist manager 
  • Music writer
  • Artist 
  • Music producer


Building your confidence and knowledge of the music industry, we will prepare you for your future studies and work within the industry. You will learn how to express your ideas in formal writing and online through social media and music blogging.

  • Industry Landscape & Streaming Economy
  • History of Popular Music – Context & Culture
  • Music Industry News & Digital Trends
  • History of Popular Music – Crate Digging
  • Rights & Royalties: Labels & Publishing
  • Event Management & Promotion
  • Entertainment Law & Litigation
  • Artist Branding & Audience Development
  • Online Exploitation & Royalty Collection
  • International Exploitation & Royalty Collection
  • Ticketing & Touring
  • Growth Hacking
  • Entertainment Science
  • Artist Management Project
  • Data Insights & Communication
  • Business Project