This course will prepare you to enter the thriving music industry, part of the growing UK creative economy that now employs nearly two million people nationwide. You might be a musician looking to complement your creativity and boost your employment prospects by developing a deep-rooted knowledge of different facets of the industry, or you could be an entrepreneur with ambitions to transfer your business acumen to the worlds of music and entertainment. More simply, you may just love music and want to explore ways of turning your passion into a rewarding career. You will learn about key areas of the music industry, including marketing, developing online content, managing live music events, copyright and HR. Taught by academic staff with a wealth of industry experience, you will get involved in real-world projects and network with experts and creative professionals at guest lectures and music events around the city and beyond. **LIVE SOUND RESOURCES** As well as attending live events, we'll provide you with the space and facilities to host your own. We have close links with our Students' Union and you could be planning an event in their 1,100 capacity The Stage and 350 capacity Stage 2 music venues as part of your course. **MUSIC STUDIOS** You will be able to gain an understanding of the studio environment by working alongside our music students in our state-of-the-art studios. **EDITING, DESIGN AND CREATIVE SOFTWARE** You will have access to our classroom ‘labs’ which have the latest audio and video editing software as well as design and creative media programs as used on our Creative Media Technologies courses.