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Music Business Practices FCP307



This unit explores the core principles underpinning the Music Entertainment Industry in the 21st Century and its effect in mediating entertainment commodities through global business practices. Specific issues to be examined include multidistribution strategies for online media services; including digital copyright implications, music download systems and revenue streams for both creators and distributors.


Unit name Music Business Practices
Unit code FCP307
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Glen Hodges

Teaching staff

Mr Kelly Ottaway

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

2 x weekend intensives (dates and times notified by UTAS email)

3 x 2 hr tutorial (around intensives dates and times notified by UTAS email)


2 x research assignments: 40%

End of Semester written exam: 60%

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