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Study Block 1 or 2 – 20 Credits

Freelancing and Music Direction Skills aims to examine and develop the career strategies and professional skills of a freelance musician, including the essential skill of working with musical direction in the contemporary music environment.

Additionally, it is essential that you apply a critical approach to the opportunities of freelance employment related to your specialism, justifying how these are part of your own career trajectory.

The module predominantly comprises self-directed study and you will be expected to develop a strategic approach to practice and research. Effective time management is essential. Lectures will be supported by tutorials and group sessions.