Business in the Creative Industries

The Innovative Study Route for Entrepreneurs.

Did you know that the UK is in the Top 5 Market for Live and Recorded Music?

Generating more than $50 billion USD globally in 2022, the creative industries are rich with career opportunities, and at ACM we teach you how to create music for the whole creative industries, not just limit this to the music industry. Our business students learn how each creative industries sector operates including the commissioning, procurement and project management processes as well as engaging in the relevant professional associations and networks.

Our business degree is a carefully curated programme that encompasses the ever changing creative and music industry. Developed in line with professionals working within the industry, this collaborative and practical course will mentor, coach and equip you with the skills needed to work across various roles such as; artist and creative management, live events, creative and music marketing and PR. You will work on real world projects that will allow you to create and build impressive business, management, entrepreneurial and innovative skills to add to your ever growing portfolio of work.middx-logo-sep-2017

Developed for the next generation of creatives with big ideas and budding entrepreneurs, you’ll cover a range of units that will help you to expand your skill set and become fluent in business, creative and music management as well as creative digital marketing. Championing autonomy of your own practice, you will be supported to follow your passion and run your own events, manage artists, get involved in marketing and promoting creative business’ and musical releases across a variety of sectors and genres.

Our programme teaches invaluable skills and knowledge from other exciting Core Modules and Skills Units, where you’ll collaborate with other intersections of the creative industries, lead music industry projects, develop relevant business practices, visit creative clusters and turn ideas into action.

Students also gain access to a range of weekly activities including regular creative business events, ACM’s talent development programme, developing links within international creative business networks, and a calendar of music and business events.

Course Details


BA / BSc (Hons) Creative Industries FuturesMCCI Creative Industries Futures

Awarding Body

Middlesex University

Modes of Study

Full time BlendedIntegrated

Study Level(s)


Campus Delivery


2 Year accelerated delivery
3 Year accelerated delivery including Foundation Year
3 Year traditional delivery
Integrated Masters
3 Year accelerated delivery including postgraduate year

FHEQ Credits

Degree 360
Integrated Masters 540

UCAS Institution Code

Institution A48

Entry Requirements

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Interview Guide

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