Music Marketing

  • Exchange programme
  • Full time
  • Spring and Fall

If you are an enterprising, creative, driven, focussed and internationally minded individual with a passion for the music industry, then you are the right fit for our Music Marketing minor!

The programme introduces you to the business of entertainment, and specifically the multi-faceted music industry, while giving you the opportunity to speak with and learn from top (inter)national professionals from the sector. The programme takes place in both the autumn and the spring semester.

Useful to know

Start date February, September
Number of ECTS 30 Dutch Education System
Programme level Minor
Programme code MC-MUSICMARK-11-SEM1 (autumn) MC-MUSICMARK-11-SEM2 (spring)
Language of instruction English
Year of study Year 3 or 4
Location Utrecht Science Park

Course content

What do you need to enter this programme? And what can you expect when you apply? In this section you'll find all you need to know!

Our Minor Music Marketing covers most aspects of the exciting music business and is an intermediate level programme. It is held in both the autumn and the spring semester.

Would you like to know more about this programme or do you have a specific question? Please contact the programme coordinator, Nerko Hadziarapovic.

The programme takes place during one semester and contains the following:

Course title


Music Marketing


Music Event Marketing


Music Accountancy & Rights


Music Management




Please note that the programme reflects a (logical) bundle of courses/subjects and should normally be followed as such. It is not possible to combine (two or more) programmes in one single period.

When applying for this programme, you are expected to have mastered the basics of marketing and to have a foundation of introductory course(s) in marketing management.

English CEFR level B2.

Please note: You may be asked to take a language assessment test before the start of the programme. If your English language skills are below the required level, you may not be able to enter the course, as you need to be able to actively participate in (parts of) the programme. In all cases, the programme manager makes the final decision.

Practical information

When you move to a different country to study, there are lots of things to arrange. For instance, where will you live, how much are the costs? Visit the practical information site. Read here for more info about how to arrange housing. A student living in the Netherlands needs about € 800 - 1000 a month to cover living expenses, such as housing, food and transportation. This includes insurances – health insurance is mandatory.

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