This module aims to introduce you to market research, branding, and use of video. The module utilises industry standard software to produce relevant promotional material for the popular musician. HCA is an independent arts school surrounded by people who are passionate about the arts, media and performance.Find out more about why you should choose HCA. Recognition of Prior Learning Opportunities – the college welcomes applications from students with prior learning and/or previous experience. Further details on eligibility can be found on page 15 of our Admissions Policy. Top-ups BA – Our top-up degree programme has been designed for students who have successfully completed an HND or Foundation degree.
- We cannot guarantee a placement with any specific arts organisation, but we take you through a supportive process to gain a placement with an appropriate arts organisation.
- It is currently common practice to write a business plan that considers a three-year period, which is then rolled forward on an annual basis.
- The MA Music introduces a range of methodologies in relation to the study of music in its cultural contexts.
- Accomplished young musicians will find that Arts Award develops leadership skills and encourages wider exploration of the world of live and recorded music, music training and a wide range of careers.
You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level. You will deal with creative sector issues and case studies within this discipline, taking into account the cross-over with other areas. As well as studying producing companies, this also includes consideration of creative agencies. This module provides a gathering-point for discussion and examination of the many concepts that play a role in the ways in which we define, understand, evaluate and justify music.
This programme builds on London’s position as one of the most important musical centres in the world, with a diverse range of concert halls, theatres, cultural institutions and arts events that reflect its cosmopolitan and multicultural society. Specialist technicians in roles such as film, lighting and sound are in high demand. A number of performing arts graduates also progress on to teaching courses, MA study or work as independent dance artists.
Assessment through a placement report will concentrate on analysing and commenting on the ‘culture’ of management in the organisation framed by an understanding of theory organisational culture. Work placements while being tailored to student needs and that of the host organisations will be of roughly 3 months duration for 2-3 days a week. The second section of the module will provide an introduction to cultural policy models and cultural policies in other European countries, and the structures and priorities that govern arts support. It will look in particular at the situation in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Finland as well as the specific issues facing arts policymakers in Central and Eastern Europe. Reference will also be made to the role of the European Union in cultural policy development.
This will enable you to develop your own specialist practice you need for working within this dynamic sector. Develop an expertise in a business relevant to your musical interest and discover opportunities for industry based internships and graduate placements. It’s a well-known secret that some of the greatest musicians studied music at arts school. Some of our best-known original thinkers and innovators have developed their musical creativity in an inspiring environment that allowed them to think differently. Whichever you choose, we’ll challenge you to come up with imaginative solutions to creative briefs, and encourage you to explore the theory behind your practice.
You start preparing your dissertation in term one with sessions on study skills. These are followed by a series of seminars, primarily with practitioners, which introduces you to key issues of how policy is implemented in practice. Sessions are normally two hours long, initiated by a presentation that outlines the history, remit and policy of an arts organisation followed by a discussion on the key areas of current concern.