Music Business (2nd or 3rd year entry)

University of the Highlands and Islands


Perth College UHI, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


This dynamic course will provide you with the experience and knowledge to gain a career in the music business. You will benefit from real opportunities, experienced and dedicated staff and strong industry links.

Studying at one of the best equipped facilities in Scotland you will be prepared for working in various sectors of the music industries. Alongside your studies you will have the opportunity to gain experience working in event/festival management, music conference management, digital marketing and with record labels and arts organisations. Our students are regularly offered placements and employment opportunities throughout the course.

The teaching team, based at Perth College UHI, are all active in their disciplines and, as a result, have strong links with current employers in the music industries within the UK and further afield. These links enhance the educational experience, and provide a valuable insight into the contemporary music industries. Students will also benefit from a guest speakers programme that has previously included Keith Harris (Stevie Wonder’s manager), Universal Music, Columbia Records, BBC Radio One, Frightened Rabbit, Idlewild and Andy Dunlop (Twin Atlantic’s tour manager).

Entry Requirements

HNC or HND Music Business or other relevant HNC/HND. You will also have to undertake an interview.

For some optional modules you will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Full time



Course Length

2 - 3 years


Creative Industries

SCQF Level



Career Area

Performing Arts