Taught course

Music and Management

University of Leeds · School of Music

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, normally in music or a cognate discipline. Relevant professional experience in music may be considered in lieu of music qualifications.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is delivered jointly by the Leeds University Business School and the School of Music. Students will study a flexible combination of modules in Music and in LUBS in addition to modules designed specifically for the programme. The unique Creative Industries Management module provides opportunity for links with professionals in the music industry, enhancing employability. The innovative Music Management Project allows for the practical application of theory and skills developed elsewhere in the programme, with the possibility of a practice-based element alongside more traditional scholarly methodologies. The dual stream of managerial training and creative musical opportunities makes this programme highly distinctive. The MA Music and Management is an ideal option for students wishing to pursue a management career in the music industry, or to meet and learn from professionals in the music industry as part of a music-oriented postgraduate degree. It is also well-suited to existing music industry managers wishing to enhance their skills or undertake continuous professional development.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in all components.

Fees and funding

University scholarships are available to UK /EU and International Students. Find out more at http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)113 343 2583