Passed MU-400 Music Business I and ME-426-1 Musicological theory and method
On successful completion of this course, the student should:
understand current crisis and future challenges and opportunities
be able to undertake in-depth analysis, individually and in groups
have in-depth understanding of the area of live music
understand rights management within an arts management context
be able to undertake in-depth analysis of revenue streams related to rights
Public and private finance
Marketing, brands, advertising, merchandise and other subsidiary income
The different players, organizations and institutions
The various dimensions of IP and copyright
Tools and strategies to identify, protect and manage IP
An international perspective of ownership issues, contracts, licensing and the commercialising of IP that will include an overview of business and legal issues, domestic and international copyright law, as well as music industry agreement
Teaching methods and workload
The course makes use of lectures, seminars and group work. The students will attend presentations from right organizations and industry firms from the current music business. Guest lecturers from the music industry may also be utilized.
Estimated student workload in this course is 27 hours per ECTS credits.
Term papers will be submitted throughout the course. The term papers must be passed before taking the exam. More information about compulsory exercises is given in Canvas by semester start. Compulsory attendance in the lectures.
Assessment methods and criteria
One written individual take-home examination. Duration: 5 days. Assessed on the basis A-F (with A as the highest level and F as fail).