Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)

United POP

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101972

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


Make your start in a creative career! Today, the creative sector is the largest employer and the need for experienced experts and universal talents is growing every day. Combine management knowledge with marketing skills to master the diverse range of challenges in modern music and event management. You will gain knowledge on how to manage and market projects in the creative media industries.

Start your career as - Business manager, Event manager, Music manager, Artist manager, Booking agent, Label manager, Sales director, Media director and more.

First trimester:


  • Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • Originate and develop concepts
  • Undertake project work
  • Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
  • Develop and manage complex public relations campaign

Second trimester:


  • Develop event concepts
  • Organise event infrastructure
  • Create mass electronic media ads
  • Provide freelance services Manage copyright arrangements
  • Manage distribution of music and associated products

Third trimester:


  • Develop artists and repertoire
  • Manage artists and their careers
  • Coordinate touring arrangements
  • Administer music publishing income
  • Administer artists' royalty income

Fourth trimester:


  • Incubating an idea and developing it for industry
  • Being proactive in an evolving digital arena
  • Presenting your creative vision to industry and beyond

Fifth trimester:


  • Developing a business model and plan
  • Developing and prototyping an e-business startup
  • Obtaining and managing sponsorship
  • Understanding the value of intellectual property and how to manage and exploit it

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
31,965 Per Year
Read moreTotal Course Fee 31,965. Students can choose to pay the total course fee upfront (100%) or via monthly installments. ​ The following payment is required upon acceptance of a letter of offer: Total 1,500.
Expected May 2023
Expected Sep 2023
84 weeks
Self study / online (with attendance)
United POP
Level 8, 350 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

This course is available to international students who are able to provide evidence that they:

  • have completed year 12 or equivalent
  • are over the age of 18

English proficiency requirements:

  • a valid IELTS score of 5.5 or other minimum test scores


United POP
Level 8, 350 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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