MUSP4745 - Entrepreneurship for Musicians


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100 20 minutes

Course content

The course builds on on the Music agency- course in the Bachelor-education, and will create a consciousness about the processes required to create you own workplace. The course provides specialization in topics around the business, market, culture, industry and society, and strengthen awareness of their own arts.

Learning outcome


The candidate:

  • has insight into strategies for creating her/his own workplace
  • has knowledge of economic mechanisms and artistic challenges


The candidate:

  • is prepared to cope with current and future music market

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminar discussions.

Practical work requirements that involve organizing or participating in organizing a cultural event. A report from the work is delivered together with the exam paper.

Written assignment: The assignment is the base for the final examination. Scope: about 5-8 typed A4 pages. Deadline April 30th.

Instruction is obligatory and demands minimum 80% attendance.

Compulsory assignments

  • Aural performance
  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory instruction
  • Assigment

Further on evaluation

Aural examiniation based on a written assignment

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Creative Music Technology (MMUST)
Music Performance (MMUSP)
Music Performance Studies (BMUSP)
Music Performance Studies - Jazz (BMUSK)

Required previous knowledge

Passed MUSP4321 or MUSP4170 or similar.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MUSP4336 4.0 AUTUMN 2023
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Performance Studies
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Oral examination 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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