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FAQ

Frequently asked questions

Who is the course suitable for?


Our Music Business Fundamentals course is open to everyone! All you need is an interest in the music industry to apply. Students must be 18 years old or older, and no previous experience is necessary.




Does the course take place online?


Yes. Until further notice, all of our courses will be taking place online, through our virtual classrooms. These online courses take place live, so you can interact with your tutor and other students in real-time! With high quality video and audio, live notes, quizzes and breakout group sessions - the virtual classroom provides an immersive learning experience, where ever you are in the world!




Will I get a course certificate?


Upon completion, students will receive a Certificate of Completion, signed by the tutor and the school directors, in the post.




Do I need to provide anything?


A pen and notepad is all you require! We also provide comprehensive notes throughout the course. You will need internet access and a web browser (Chrome/Firefox). Prior to the start date of your course you will receive a web link and a password to access the virtual classroom.




I have more questions...


No problem! You can call us on +44 (0) 207 078 4022, or email us at info@theschoolofmusicbusiness.com, and we'll be very happy to help.




Which topics are covered during the course?


  • The Structure and Revenues of the Music Business
  • Record Labels and A&R
  • Artist Development
  • Distribution
  • Music Marketing
  • Radio Promotion
  • Music Media, Press and PR
  • Brand Development
  • Streaming Services
  • Marketing to Spotify and DSP Playlists
  • Digital Promotion Strategy
  • Music Publishing, Sync and Licensing
  • Live Music, Merchandise and Tour Management
  • Business and Brand Partnerships
  • Artist Management
  • The Future of The Music Industry and Music Tech
  • Entrepreneurialism, and Funding Sources
  • PLUS: a one-to-one career guidance consultation