- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
This course builds on knowledge gained about the music business through the previous course BCST 1002. Now that the basics of managing a music career are understood, advanced marketing techniques for artists are explored. Students build a music marketing plan following intense study on why people buy music products. The legal side of the business is examined and issues around contract law and copyright are explored to help avoid classic pitfalls, leading to a very complete music business marketing plan.
- 50% in BCST 1002
Below is one offering of BCST 1003 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.
Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 62800
- Domestic fees $447.00International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
|Apr 10 - Jun 26
|18:00 - 21:00
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Internet delivery format.
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
- International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Pre-requisite is needed to register. If the pre-requisite has not been completed, contact the Program Assistant, Gena_Peters@bcit.ca. This course will be delivered synchronously ONLINE, requiring your attendance and participation in scheduled online lectures on the days and times noted on the course web page. You will be expected to attend online class meeting times as this is not a self-paced course.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Assess recent changes in the music industry.
- Apply high level marketing tactics to grassroots initiatives.
- Define a target demographic and develop ways to reach it.
- Explore and define contracts.
- Competently discuss legal issues.
- Describe the elements of copyright law.
- Identify how to protect copyright as an artist.
- Craft an overall marketing plan.
- Maximize artist/business write-offs at tax time.
Effective as of Fall 2013
The Music Business: Marketing & Entertainment Law (BCST 1003) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business + Media
- Music Business
Associate Certificate Part-time
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