UWTSD celebrates successful partnership with Tileyard Education


13.12.2019

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is delighted to be working alongside Tileyard Education on the delivery of the MA Music Business programme.

UWTSD celebrates successful partnership with Tileyard Education

Students based at UWTSD’s London campus have the opportunity to work in the well-equipped postgraduate and professional education centre, based at Tileyard London, King’s Cross, developing and refining their practice with teaching and mentoring by some of the most significant figures in today’s music industry.  

The one year, full time MA programme focuses on independent entrepreneurial skills and practice as well as more traditional business methods within the context of the new mixed media music economy. It provides students with direct access to more than 1,000 creative industry entrepreneurs on site at Tileyard, while developing cutting edge thinking and insight into the management and growth of independent record labels, music publishing, artist management, promotion, marketing and new technology entrepreneurship.

Professor Medwin Hughes, DL, Vice-Chancellor, UWTSD said:  “The University is delighted to be working with Tileyard Education on this leading-edge degree programme based at our London campus. The collaboration with Tileyard exemplifies the way in which UWTSD is working alongside business and industry to develop relevant programmes focused upon the student experience and graduate employability. This academic-industry interaction is mutually beneficial as it ensures that our graduates are future-ready and that our industry partners are working alongside the University to ensure the ready supply of well-trained graduates who can make a difference to their business from the outset.”

UWTSD celebrates successful partnership with Tileyard Education

Tileyard Education through its new state-of-the-art training centre offers post graduate and professional training programmes in song writing, production, music business, design and film making that connect students and alumni with first-hand professional experience, networks and opportunities at every level.

Producers and technical companies located at Tileyard include Martyn Ware, Goetz Botzenhardt, Nikolaj Bjerre, Jon Kelly, Sean Hargreaves, Phelan Kane, Dov Waterman, Ciaran Robinson, Paul Whalley, Tom Fuller, Dru Masters, YK Koi, Lorenzo Cosi, Spitfire Audio, Focusrite, PLATOON and more.

Harry Leckstein, Managing Director, Tileyard Education, said: “University of Wales Trinity Saint David is a powerhouse of industry-centric creative entrepreneurship and as such there is a deep sense of shared vision and passion with Tileyard to drive forward the interconnectivity between higher education, creative industry and new technology. This MA programme is ideally suited to aspiring creative entrepreneurs keen to harness the largest professional music community in Europe.”

For more information on Tileyard, click here: https://tileyard.co.uk/about/

Course info: https://tileyardeducation.co.uk/courses/ma-music-business/

UWTSD celebrates successful partnership with Tileyard Education

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