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CertHE Entertainment Business & Technology Course Overview

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Study Mode

Full Time / Part Time / Distance


1 year (FT); 2 year (PT)

Full-time fees

UK / EEA: £9,250 per year


SFE funding available

University Validation

University for the Creative Arts


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Start Date

September 2024

Programme Specification

CertHE Entertainment Business & Technology Programme Specs

learn the essentials of business and economics in the context of
the Music, Entertainment & Consumer Tech industries. All modern businesses whether working in the
creative sector or not engage with digital channels & entertainment content to engage customers and
build loyalty. Learning how music, entertainment & streaming platforms build and attract consumers is
therefore useful to inform all modern enterprises.

An associate college of:


Course Overview

LCCM’s new CertHE Entertainment Business & Technology is a one year programme for anyone interested in learning about business and technology trends with case studies from the most successful businesses of all time: the entertainment and tech giants. You’ll learn the essentials of business success, innovation and the digital content industries then get to put what you’ve learnt into practice in two practical modules of your choice based around launching a music artist, digital product design (NFTs, apps etc.) or event management. 


Your studies on this one year Higher Education certificate in Entertainment Business & Technology will be centred around LCCM’s iconic Music Box campus where there is no end of talented music producers and performers for you to collaborate and work with on your entertainment events and entrepreneurial projects. Lessons will not be confined to learning about the music industry and will cover relevant entertainment content strategies and innovative practise across movies & TV, video games, social media and content marketing. On successful completion of this one year course you can embark on your entertainment career having already experienced launching a product or embryonic business to market or you can decide to stay for a further two years, transferring to our BA in Music Industry Management or a relevant degree programme elsewhere.

Collaborate. Network. Create.

Throughout the course, you will be encouraged to collaborate with your peers, students on other degrees at LCCM and the wider creative community. As you build a network of talented, creative and ambitious musicians and entrepreneurs, you will be given the opportunity and support to put what you are learning into practice in the real world.
Being in the heart of London, we have close links to industry and have dedicated staff looking to match students with opportunities from our partners and industry network.

Extracurricular activities

The LCCM student body is a highly creative community and we encourage students to network internally, creating events and activities themselves. The student committee organises student social and open events in our venue and performance rooms. We have many activities that occur throughout the year, including industry guest masterclasses for the whole college and weekly workshops such as Songwriting, Programming, Instrumental group lessons, Choir to open jams are offered to compliment your studies. These workshops also gives you the opportunity to experiment with new musical ideas, to improve your music skills and knowledge in a relaxed and informal setting.
We encourage students to attend industry networking events and conferences, especially those that happen in London. The Music Box venue regularly hosts gatherings with some of the most influential industry organisations including UK Music, the BPI, the Ivors Academy, the Radio Academy, the Featured Artist Coalition. We are an official venue for BBC Introducing Live in 2022.

CertHE Entertainment Business & Technology Course Structure


Entry Criteria
  • 96 UCAS points from accepted Level 3 qualifications, or equivalent experience
  • 4 GCSEs grade C/4 including English or equivalent (e.g. Functional Skills).
  • Successful interview
  • Fluency in English – reading, writing, oral. IELTS 5.5 or Duolingo 95
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