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HND in Music & Event Management

Course Code: PMH

Duration: 2 Years


Do you want to run a Record Label, plan a tour for a band or artist, organise an event, work at a festival? Have you got what it takes to work in the Music Industry Then the Music Management Course is for you. Students on this course learn about the Music Business and how it operates in the 21st Century. Combining both academic and practical elements the course equips students with the knowledge and confidence to successfully manage their career in the Music Industry. If the Music Management Course is for you then apply to the Higher National Diploma in Music Management. We look forward to meeting you.


Year 1

  • The Music Business in the 21st Century
  • Preparation Process and Production in the Creative Arts
  • Music Industry Event Management
  • Accessible Music Technology
  • Law for Music Managers
  • Marketing the Creative Arts
  • Desktop Publishing for the Music Industry
  • Finance for Music Managers

Year 2

  • Music in Context
  • Creative Arts Research Skills
  • Critical Music Listening
  • Research Project
  • Psychology and the Music Consumer
  • New Media Technology
  • Commercial Music Management
  • Internet Marketing


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Leaving Certificate/LCVP with a minimum of two H5/O1 and three O6/H7 grades or equivalent or QQI level 5 award with a merit profile such as PMC Music Management & Production or BTEC National Diploma with a merit profile. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+).


HND in Music Management

This award is made by the UK awarding body BTEC Pearson and is not, at present, placed on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ)

A Higher National Diploma is recognised by the QQI as being comparable to the Higher Certificate at NFQ Level 6.

QQI Comparability Statement


Graduates may gain exemption from one or two years of degree courses in the UK. Graduates who achieve a merit/distinction may apply for entry to BA (Hons) in Media Production Management in BCFE.