James Watt College

HNC Music Business

James Watt College
In Greenock

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Typology HNC
Location Greenock (Scotland)
  • HNC
  • Greenock (Scotland)
Description

This course is designed to provide the appropriate training for those considering a career in the music and media industries, with the emphasis on real world examples. This includes student involvement in a record company, working in finance, press, marketing, A & R, live events, sales, plugging and artist management.

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Location

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Greenock (Renfrewshire)
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James Watt College Of Further & Higher Education Finnart Street, PA16 8HF

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· Requirements

Two Higher Grade passes, preferably English, Maths or Music and/or relevant industry experience.

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Course programme

HNC Music Business

Course Aims:
This course is designed to provide the appropriate training for those considering a career in the music and media industries, with the emphasis on real world examples. This includes student involvement in a record company, working in finance, press, marketing, A & R, live events, sales, plugging and artist management.

Course Content:
Music & Creative Industry Infrastructure
, Management
, Marketing
, Publishing
, Promotion
, A&R
, Music & Image
, ICT & Finance
, Music Law
, Working in the Creative Industries,

Progression Opportunities:
Students who successfully pass the HNC may progress to the second year of HND Music Business.

Career Potential:
Employment opportunities include positions in record companies, artist management, event management and music publishing.

Course Assessment:
Assessment is on a continuous basis where each module is broken down into separate performance criteria. The main emphasis of the course is on practical assessment, however certain modules are in the form of project/research and are assessed through submitted written work. Assessment will include a mandatory Group Award Graded Unit. These Units are a means of ensuring that candidates have achieved the principal aims of the course by assessing the integration of knowledge and skills developed in the individual Units which make up the Group Award.


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