Music Business

New College Lanarkshire


Coatbridge Campus


Being the equivalent of a 2nd year undergraduate degree you will gain current knowledge of all major areas of the music industry including management contracts, event organisation and legal issues as well as covering the evolving nature of record companies and social media marketing.

You will focus on real-life practical experiences by working in group projects collaborating with the Music, Sound Production and Radio Broadcasting students. You will also be encouraged to get involved with the college’s own record label Don't Steel Mine Records.

Units include:

Music Industry Marketing; E-Commerce in the Music Industry; Publishing Contracts; Record Company Operations; Music Industry Management.

Entry Requirements

HNC Music Business. We will also consider applicants who achieved their HNC Music Business qualification at a different institution.

Progression Routes

Various degree programmes in music business, commercial music, event management and marketing

Start Date




Study Method

Blended learning
Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year


Music and Music Business

SCQF Level