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|Application deadline:||You are advised to apply as early as possible|
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|Start date:||February 2014, September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
The course looks at key issues facing the music and entertainment industries, including Intellectual Property (IP), the digital revolution and its impact across the industry, changing business models and how content can be monetised. It also looks at global strategy and issues to do with leadership and management. The programme will include a number of keynote lectures on a range of other issues, including sustainability and the industry, and crowd and safety management.
Start date and attendance
Start date: September 2013
Duration: One year full-time, two years part-time
Full-time: Attendance is two days a week for the first six months.
Part-time: Courses are held at Missenden Abbey Conference Centre or Uplands Conference Centre.
There are six residential weekend workshops for the part-time programme. The focus of the workshops may include:
* Intellectual Property law
* Industry Issues
* Leadership and Management
* Intellectual Property Law
* Industry Issues 2
* Corporate Strategy.
What are the modules?
The masters programme will involve six areas of study plus a dissertation. Upon completion of these six areas participants will have completed the postgraduate diploma stage of the masters programme. It is also possible to attend just one of our modules as a short course for which you can receive credits towards a future postgraduate qualification. Areas of study:
* Intellectual Property Law for the Creative Industries
* Leadership & Management for the Music & Entertainment Industry
* Industry Issues 1: The Future of Recording & Publishing
* International Intellectual Property Law for the Creative Industries
* Industry Issues 2: The Future of the Live Music Sector
* Strategic Management for the Music & Entertainment Industry
It is through the 'Action Learning Sets' that the topics for the main pieces of assessment will be negotiated with the tutor. This will allow for an individual learning contract to be created for each participant. Online tutor support will be available throughout the programme.
How will I be taught?
All assessment will be in the form of coursework and presentations, with the focus being on work based issues.
Graduates with a good first degree. Work experience will be taken into account on a case-by-case basis.
English Language Requirements:
* IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
* TOEFL Internet test: 90-91 (R22, L21, S23, W21)
* Pearson: 62 (51 in all subscores)
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
Scholarships and discount
Bucks is currently offering the below discounts and scholarships.
Prompt payment discount
A discount of £1,000 will be applied if a student pays the balance of their fees before enrolment. This discount is only available to students who are paying international / higher rate fees, the course must be full time and the course fees must be above £6,800 (2013/14 intake).
Vice Chancellor's Scholarship
Bucks is pleased to inform you that the Vice Chancellor will be awarding special scholarships of £1,000 to students enrolling on the full time MBA (executive MBA or International MBA) starting in September 2012. The MBAs costs £10,300 and with the scholarship, will come down to £9,300. Students who pay their fees in full before enrolment are also entitled to the £1,000 prompt payment discount, therefore, our MBAs could cost just £8,300! Apply now, before places fill up and dont miss this fantastic opportunity.
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