Music Business and Arts Management BA Honours

Build the skills, experience and contacts to realise your ambitions and prepare you for a career within the music and arts sectors.


3 years full-time




$11,300 (CA) $15,800 (INT)

Course Summary

Our music business course is designed to give you the tools to succeed in the field of music business and arts management. It covers everything from entrepreneurship and project management to live music, copyright law and everything in between. As part of our vibrant performing arts department, you’ll study a mix of compulsory and elective modules that will allow you to gain expertise in music and arts management. You’ll get plenty of support from staff that are working or researching in the music business or arts sector. Guest lectures with industry professionals will put you in touch with the professional world and help to build contacts. Heavily focused on enhancing your employability skills, you’ll follow in the footsteps of former students who have secured internships and placements. You’ll have the opportunity to attend free CA field trips to industry-relevant places. Our weekly Concerts and Colloquia series gives you access to some of the industry’s most influential guest speakers. As part of our art management degree you’ll have access to key performing arts organisations and performance providers across Canada and the CA. While you’re learning, you’ll be matched with a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants, who have experience in your subject area. You’ll gain the music business and management skills needed to launch your career. With opportunities in event management, arts administration, the record industry and artist development, former students have secured roles with the likes of MTV, Help Musicians CA, Universal, PRS for Music, Columbia Records, and PPL.

Course Content

The BA Music Business and Arts Management degree combines a rich selection of areas over its three years of studies. Modules such as Managing Arts Projects, Introduction the Music Industries, and Music Contracts & Copyrights help lay the foundations, while more specialised aspects of the course develop the knowledge and skills you’ll need to deal with the business and legal implications of the music and arts industries.

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