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Studielengde:1 år

Music Business

This program gives you a rock-solid foundation enabling you to forge a meaningful and successful career in the international music industry.
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Key information

  • Start your own label

    You will set up and run your own independent record label, with guidance from industry professionals.

  • Work experience

    During the course, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience at by:Larm.

  • Guest lecturers

    You will be lectured by industry professionals on a regular basis.

  • Admission requirements

    In order to be accepted to this course, you must meet requirements for professional certificate (fagbrev), professional competence,  Higher Education Entrance Qualification or the equivalent. 

  • Tuition fee

    55 400 kr pr semester. The study program qualifies for support from Lånekassen.

  • Fagskole
  • Høst 2023
  • Heltid
  • 60 studiepoeng
  • Oslo
  • 1 år
  • Engelsk

What will you learn?

Throughout this course you will learn about the main branches of the Nordics and global music industries and how each of these branches are interconnected.

Theoretical teaching is combined with “up-to-the-minute” practical assignments, as well as the operation of student-run independent record labels.

During your study time, we will focus on topics that include:

  • Record Labels
  • Music Publishing
  • Artist Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Music Industry Contracts and Agreements
  • Promotion, Public Relations & Marketing
  • Tour planning & bespoke events

Study model

This course runs over one year and is divided into two semesters. Under you can see the study model with compulsory subjects. Changes may occur.

Career opportunities

Kristiane Lunde sitter på en benk utenfor inngangen til Campus Fjerdingen med et brunt gjerde i bakgrunnen. Kristiane er blond og smiler. Hun har på seg en grå genser med en hvit topp under, øredobber, mørkeblå jakke og har en sort stropp over skulderen.

Ett år på Music Business ved Fagskolen Kristiania ble veien inn i musikkbransjen for Kristiane Lunde. Nå har hun fått seg jobb i Music Norway.

Meet the lecturers

  • How we work

    Vocational school studies at Kristiania have a strong professional environment in design, communication, technology and performing arts. We tailor our educations to the needs of the industry and involve companies and organizations in project groups when we develop new studies. In addition, we have annual reviews with the course's industry council, to ensure that you always get up-to-date knowledge.

  • Study life at Kristiania

    At Music Business you get to grow and develop in an intimate study environment. The teaching consists mostly of group work and interdisciplinary projects, which provide good opportunities to make connections with other Kristiania students.

    Our lecturers have long experience from working with music, and many of them are still active in their industry - something you, as a student, will notice during your time with us. With skilled guest lecturers, real challenges, as well as opportunities to get valuable work experience, you will gain the neccessary knowledge and skills needed to work in the music industry.

Study environment

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