Courses in detail


BMus (Hons) Contemporary Music Performance Degree

This course equips you with all of the skills, knowledge and real-life experience to successfully embark on a career as a performing musician (bass, guitar, drums, vocals and other).

The course develops you as a musician, building technique, repertoire and your unique style while ensuring you gain collaborative and ensemble skills to ensure that your opportunities expand musically and professionally. You will also gain studio/production skills to further empower you.

Learning takes place through individual sessions (you will receive 1:1 tuition) and within groups. We support students to become the best you can be whilst embracing and utilising your love of music. Importantly, this degree provides a basis for a career in music in its full range of possibilities.


BA (Hons) Music Business Degree

This course develops your passion for music and allows you to develop insight, attitude and skills to make a career in the music industry.

We encourage students to explore aspects of how music works globally and within commercial and social enterprise sectors.

Our teaching embraces practical engagement with the creative and cultural sectors and opportunities for placement, project work and tutor supported business planning are a feature of the programme.

Students benefit from working alongside practising musicians and a professional studio: studies are augmented with lively and constant engagement within the Cultural Quarter of Leicester.

This course is the ideal platform to build your own business ideas, work within the commercial sector or to contribute in the third sector or all three!


Music Business (6 month full time short course)

Whether you aim to become a professional musician, producer, composer, manager, promoter, or haven’t decided yet, this course is designed for you.

The intensive 6 month Music Business course intertwines three principle modules which work holistically together. This truly innovative course will empower you with confidence and knowledge across diverse skills including technology and production, legal, marketing and entrepreneurship.


Continuing professional Development

Our specialist practitioners are pleased to offer bespoke services to schools, colleges, universities and education providers.

Our innovative CPD programmes fulfill ongoing and strategic requirements for staff teams across a range of disciplines and expertise in the creative and cultural industries.


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