Course Info

Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)

National Course Code: CUA50815


The nationally accredited Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business) takes you behind the scenes to develop your music business acumen. With the increase in self-publishing and streaming, it is an exciting time in the industry. You will learn the essential skills to be ready for roles with record labels, music management and touring agencies.


Through theory and practical course work, you will learn how to:

  • Put on gigs and prepare for tours
  • Manage recording artists and their careers
  • Raise money for projects via crowd funding and grant applications
  • Marketing and promotion across media
  • License music into TV shows, movies, games and advertising
  • Understand contracts, freelance business, music industry finance and safety skills


Fine-tune the personal attributes you need to get ahead:

  • Commitment to build a behind the scenes career
  • Collaboration skills
  • Great communication
  • A keen eye for detail


Complete this course and gain:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Diploma level
  • Pathways to continue your music and business studies and broaden your career opportunities

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Artist/music manager
  • Music publishing
  • Data analytics for streaming
  • Gigs and touring


Take your career further with a TAFE NSW music pathway:

  • Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)
  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees


Australia is the sixth largest music market in the world. By 2023, our total spend on music will reach $1.791b with a staggering $763m spent on digital distribution alone. The Federal Government recognises the importance of music and allocated $30.9m towards local live music in the 2019 budget.

Enrol in this course at TAFE NSW and keep the music alive for generations to come.


This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Full Time

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  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,060.00
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