WaterBear offers BA (Hons) master's courses made for today's musicians, artists and industry professionals. We’re about smaller class sizes, flexible course delivery, bespoke one-to-one mentoring and exclusive work experience and career development opportunities. We’re based in the heart of Brighton, one of the UK’s most exciting cities for music and the arts. We also have a range of online distance learning courses too. WaterBear is a College of Falmouth University, a pioneer in creative industries education, entrepreneurship and innovation.
The MA Music Performance, Production & Business course at WaterBear is a revolutionary new master’s programme designed for artists, bands, session musicians and producers. You’ll create, record and release your own music, working in professional studios with professional music producers and mix engineers. You’ll be able to gain your master’s in just one year and like all other courses at WaterBear, it's fully approved by one of the UK's leading Higher Education providers for the creative industries, Falmouth University.
1 year, full time
If you’re a music industry professional who wants a high-level qualification that’s designed to drive you forward to the next stage of your career, this is the master’s degree for you. The MA Music Industry Enterprise course at WaterBear can fast-track your professional career in just one year. Your own projects underpin the course to offer a deeper level of personal and professional development. It’s fully approved by one of the UK’s leading specialist universities for the creative industries, Falmouth University.
2-year part-time (online)
Just like the 1-year full-time version of this course, the MA Music Industry Enterprise part-time online course is designed for music industry professionals looking to gain a high-level qualification that will help drive them forward in their careers.
Each person’s own work and projects underpin the course to offer a deeper level of personal and professional development. It's approved by one of the UK's leading Higher Education providers for the creative industries, Falmouth University.
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