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Music Business and Entertainment Industries, B.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , FL,
Students in the Bachelor of Music in Music Business and Entertainment Industries degree program have a passion for music and business and want to pursue careers which combine the two. 

About

The Bachelor of Music in Music Business and Entertainment Industries is a professional degree program designed to prepare qualified musicians for careers in the business management, financial, legal, and artistic areas of the music industry. Music, business, and music business courses are combined in an interdisciplinary curriculum, which includes a minor in Marketing, Business Law, Management, Finance, Business Technology, Public Relations, or other approved business-related area. 

Coursework, extra-curricular participation, and internships are vital components of the degree program. The program is interdisciplinary in nature with emphasis placed upon courses in music business, music, and business. Majors study music business topics such as copyright, music publishing, record companies, entertainment contracts, artist management, touring, and music marketing; music topics such as music theory, private lessons, music history and literature, keyboard skills, performance, and music technology; and business topics such as economics, accounting, business law, marketing, and management.  Students are also required to select and complete a minor from those offered in the School of Business or School of Communications. 

Music business students are encouraged to participate in all of the extra-curricular activities that we have available, including internships, participating in student-run enterprises, and getting involved with various music business focused student organizations.  More information about these opportunities can be found under the Student Life tab on our website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Composition I
  • English Composition II
  • Finite Mathematics
  • The University Of Miami Experience
  • Music Industry Forum
  • Experiential Musicianship
  • Skills Lab
  • Keyboard Studies I
  • Keyboard Studies II
  • International Music Publishing
  • Multinational Recorded Music Industry
  • Artist Development and the Live Entertainment Industry
  • Advanced Business Communication

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Send official Test Scores: Test scores will only be accepted if they are submitted directly from the testing agency
  • Complete the School Report
  • Letter or Recommendation
  • Conduct updates, if applicable
  • Special Programs may ask for additional requirements like a portfolio or/and schedule and audition
  • If applicable, submit your financial aid documents
  • For international students only: Submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    66274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 66274 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    66274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 66274 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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