Business Management for Musicians

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Management for Musicians

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Admission to the BMus degree, Teacher?s Licentiate Diploma in Music or Diploma in Music Performance.

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1 - 2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    2 - 3
  • Overview

    Introduces students to the principles of good business and personnel management, with specific reference to the music industry and private teaching.

    DP requirements: At least 80% attendance at lectures and completion of all written projects and practical assignments.

    Assessment: Coursework 50%; 2-hour written examination in June 50%.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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