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Music Management - HND

Course Code(s):  PMH
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code PMH
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Music Management students learn the business beyond the classroom as they negotiate with artists, venue owners and promoters in the practical staging of events. Students are assessed on practical assignments which call into play all the expertise required to successfully market and manage an artist or band.

The student will be empowered with music marketing, sales, financial and management skills which will enable him/her to forge a pathway into this high-energy industry. Students in this programme get the real world experience of producing a CD for the market place.

What will you Study?

Year 1:
The Music Business in the 21st Century
Preparation Process and Production in the Creative Arts
Music Industry Event Management
Accessible Music Technology
Law for Music Managers
Marketing the Creative Arts
Desktop Publishing for the Music Industry
Finance for Music Managers

Year 2:
Music in Context
Creative Arts Research Skills
Critical Music Listening
Research Project
Psychology and the Music Consumer
New Media Technology
Commercial Music Management
Internet Marketing
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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