Music Business

West College Scotland


Greenock (Finnart Street) Campus


This course will continue to give you the opportunity to develop a variety of skills within the music business. This will include the core elements of Finance, Law, Marketing and Promotions as it applies to the music industry. You will further your knowledge and skills on how to run live events, release records and manage artists. The HND year puts a lot of emphasis on entrepreneurship, and you will work on a significant music business project in an area of the industry you are most passionate about.

You'll learn about:
Music Law, Digital Distribution, Entrepreneurship, Music Business Start-Ups, Music Business Professional Development, Project.

You'll also gain practical experience managing the college's record label, Clydebuilt Records. You'll be expected to manage artists, release singles, and organise and manage events.

Entry Requirements

HNC Music Business. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme at university

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Music and Music Business

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts