The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

This course introduces important topics all musicians must know for a career in music. This includes the understanding of the diverse income streams that can be earned form digital and live music, the identification of the many components that make up the music industry and their relationship to creation, performance, production and dissemination.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of all the components of the music industry

2. Demonstrate an ability to identify income streams

3. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of contract negotiation

4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the requirements for a professional musical identity.


Content

Musician representation, retail, publishing, contracts, copyright, royalties, promotion, distribution, networking and exposure.


Assessment items

Quiz: Music Industry Quiz

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Music Industry Case Study

Portfolio: Portfolio


Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1