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Master in Music Business and Management

The Master in Music Business and Management is designed for students wishing to work with idea development and entrepreneurship within the national and international music industry.

Master in Music Business and Management opens up for exciting job opportunities within the music industry
Master in Music Business and Management opens up for exciting job opportunities within the music industry.

The study programme include subjects such as: marketing, economy, music, management, and law. Students gain a significant insight into the Norwegian and international music industry with a strong focus on issues related to the development of new markets, revenue streams, new technologies and challenges within the area of copyright.

Former students say the master programme is very targeted, aand classes are small which gives them a closer relation to the teachers.

The University of Agder has  a lot to offer to international students:

  • Students will co-operate with Kilden Theatre and Concert Hall, which houses one of the largest symphony orchestras in Norway. They will participate in concerts and projects which will provide important work experience.
  • International students have guaranteed accommodation if the application is submitted before the deadline.
  • No study fees:  there are no tuition fees for higher education in Norway.

Non EU- students must pay a student deposit, which will be refunded after enrolment and their first semester registration. The students must be able to finance their own housing and living expenses.

  • Great and modern infrastructure at UiA and in Norway.
  • Norway is a highly developed country with ambitious plans for sustainability, community, development.
  • International students will be welcomed at the University with their own «Buddy» who will guide them around the university, answer questions and introduce them to new people. This will also be followed up by a welcome dinner and other activities.

Master in Music Business and Management offer relevant skills for working in music organizations, media, record companies, and copyright agencies.

  • You develop an understanding of the music industry origin, development and the connection between its different revenue streams.
  • You get an in-depth understanding of the area of live music and understanding of rights management within an arts management context.
  • You develop an ability to undertake in-depth analysis of revenue streams related to rights.
  • You get an understanding about the the key issues and challenges facing the music industry and other creative industries.