Creative Arts


Top 3 skills you will achieve:

  • Managing music events
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Music marketing

Advanced Diploma of Music Business

Combine your passion for music with business skills in this exciting industry. Learn to develop, maintain and implement strategic and operational plans, negotiate and manage contracts and plan and manage music events.



Course Overview

Course Code:D365 (National ID: CUS60309) 
Careers:Artist Manager, Tour Manager 
Duration:

One year (2 semesters) full time after completion of the Diploma.

 
How:Full time, Fee for service 
Where:LEEDERVILLE CAMPUS
RICHMOND STREET
LEEDERVILLE
6007

 
Intake:Semester 1 
International study available:No 
Online study available:No 
Uni pathway available:Yes 

About the course

Ask us a question about this course

Apply now for Semester 1This course follow on from the Diploma of Music Business. It provides the opportunity for you to develop and manage music projects in the area of recording, performance, marketing, management and publishing.

Based at Central's Leederville campus, you will have access to state of the art recording and rehearsal studios, a live performance venue and a suite of offices.

During the course you will develop a business plan and also focus on the development of a project plan and funding.

You will then manage the project and complete and evaluate the project in the final stage.

By studying music at Central you'll benefit from the best facilities and musical heritage in Western Australia.

Since 1996 Central's music graduates have gone on to form bands such as Birds of Tokyo and work with bands such as Gyroscope, Karnivool and Eskimo Joe all under the guidance of our industry experienced lecturers.

View our brochure to see the career pathways for our music production courses.

Where this course can lead you

Careers in the music industry are very competitive. Central's courses will provide you with the technical skills and creative capabilities to think outside the box and increase your employment prospects.

Your Advanced Diploma of Music Business prepares you for roles such as:

  • Artist Manager

  • Music Project Manager

  • Tour Administrator

  • Music Licensing Manager

  • Music Marketing Manager

  • Artist & Repertoire Assistant

  • Distribution Administrator

Upon completion of this course you can also gain direct entry in to one of Western Australia's leading Universities with Central's Pathways to University program.

Skills you will gain from this course

Central's music qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • develop, maintain and implement strategic and operational plans

  • negotiate and manage contracts

  • plan and manage music events.

You can also choose to develop a range of performance and/or music technology skills. Your Advanced Diploma of Music Business gives you the skills to begin an exciting career in music business or move onto further study.

Connected with industry

 

At Central we place an emphasis on quality training, that is why we ensure our lecturers are music professionals. So you gain the best learning experience possible.

We have also assessed the software and practices this industry uses and replicated it within Central. That is why our music qualifications are delivered in state of the art facilities designed to mimic real life studio environments and music venues.

Central's focus on industry relevancy means practical course content geared towards getting you a career. It also means you have an opportunity to network with real professionals who could increase your chances of employment during or after study.

 

Our Music Industry Partners
WAM
WAM has employed Central graduates
in the past and representatives speak
to our music students about the
Western Australian music industry.

 

APRA
APRA provides music course advice and guest speakers to Central.


Sunset Events
Sunset Events have provided
work placements to students in the
past and have employed Central graduates.

University Pathways

Central's university pathway arrangements means your Advanced Diploma of Accounting will provide you with the opportunity for direct entry and an advanced standing in a Box Hill Institute or ECU course.

Box Hill Institute

Bachelor of Applied Business Music Industry
54 credits
Equivalent to 1 year

ECU

Bachelor of Arts (Performing Arts)
Entry only

Course Structure

Plan:D365 - CU1409 - FEES 
Description:Complete 15 units - 5 core units - 6 specialist units and 4 elective units 

Available Groups

Title: GROUP 01 - SEMESTER 1

Description: Complete the units listed below

NumberNational IDTitle
D0710BSBFIM601AManage finances
D0853BSBMGT617ADevelop and implement a business plan
D1095CUFCMP501AManage and exploit copyright arrangements
D1610CUETEM07BTour the production
D2885CUSIND401ADevelop specialist expertise in the music industry
D2886CUSIND501AApply music knowledge and artistic judgement
D2903CUSMGT502AManage artists and their careers
D2904CUSMGT503ADevelop artists and repertoire
D2906CUSMKG501AManage the promotion of creative acts

Title: GROUP 02 - SEMESTER 2

Description: Complete the units below

NumberNational IDTitle
D0676BSBEBU501AInvestigate and design e business solutions
D0756BSBINM601AManage knowledge and information
D1138CUFIND401AProvide services on a freelance basis
D2882CUSFIM501ASecure funding for projects
D2885CUSIND401ADevelop specialist expertise in the music industry
D2954CUSOHS301AFollow occupational health and safety procedures

Getting into this course

Entrance Requirements

In order to gain entry into this course you must complete the (D362) Diploma of Music Business.

This course is delivered full time.

Applications are now open to study this course full time in Semester 1, 2015.

 

Apply now 

Find out more information about the process to apply, enrol and pay.

VET Fee Help

This course is eligible for VET - Fee Help, which is a federal loan program enabling you to pay all or part of your tuition up front and pay off the costs once you are in employment and earning a specific wage or higher. Find out if you are eligible

Like to know more?

For more information about this exciting new course please contact us on 9202 4757 or by email at scott.adam@central.wa.edu.au.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.

Find out more here

Fee information

 

 

 

You might also be interested in

  • Digital/Interactive

    Graphics - animation - design and develop websites. Game development - Digital media - interaction design

    View Courses
  • Photography

    Photography - digital cameras - editing

    View Courses
  • Media

    Journalism - film/tv/radio - write - cinematography - edit - production - props/sets - sound

    View Courses


Latest Blog Posts...

ALL FOR SHOW
It’s that time of year again – one that sees Central‘s 2014 Creative Industries Graduation Exhibitions in full swing. Each and every year Creative Industries graduates show why Central is one of the leading art, design and media schools in Australia … read more →

Follow Central

social-facebook.png social-google+.png social-youtube.png social-pinterest.png ​


Government of Western AustraliaFutureSkills WACRICOS Code 000020G