1 August 2020
Essentials of the Music Business
The music business today represents innovation, creativity, opportunities and connectivity. It is a global business that facilitates interpersonal, intercultural, and international interaction. This module provides an introduction to the music business environment. You will explore key concepts used in categorising and analysing music business sectors, industries and organisational typologies. You will review a selection of relevant case studies and take part in class debates and discussions. You will develop an understanding of how general business concepts apply to the context of the music business. You will also explore the contemporary challenges the industry is facing. This module includes a field trip to a music or entertainment venue. Topics include:
- live music business organisations
- the role of record labels
- streaming services
- the music publishing business
Please note, the Leeds International Summer School runs for four weeks (4 July - 1 August 2020). You can choose to study with us for two weeks or for the full four-week programme. Each module lasts two weeks so you study one module if you choose to attend for two weeks and two modules if you choose to attend for four weeks.
The module is worth 10 Leeds credits = 5 ECTS. You can transfer the credits earned back to your home degree subject to approval.
GBP 1820: Includes tuition, accommodation, breakfast and lunch, Monday - Friday, academic field trip, weekend cultural excursions, social programme and premium gym membership.
Scholarships worth £500 are available for students with good academic standing to help pay your fees. You can apply as part of your application to LISS.