Music Business Administration

Music Business Administration

College diploma
12 months
Application deadlines: as soon as possible
Processing time: 5 days
Application fee: CA$50
Intakes: January, May and September
International tuition: CA$13,700
Domestic tuition: CA$13,700

Program overview

Throughout your three semesters at Trebas Institute, you’ll cover the following areas:

  • Planning and managing all of the aspects of an artist’s career
  • Protecting an artist’s rights and ensuring equitable remuneration
  • Planning and executing professional marketing campaigns
  • Drafting and negotiating the music industry’s most important contracts and agreements
  • Producing, coordinating and promoting live concerts and tours
  • Starting a business in the music industry
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Music publishing and administration
  • The fundamentals of music production
  • Effectively navigating the audio industry
  • Understanding and implementing career development activities

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE

Language Requirements - Certificates and Minimum Language Proficiency

1. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) = 5.5

2. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) IBT = 55

3. Cambridge English Language Assessment = 162

4. Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) = 40

5. PTE Academic = 42

6. Duolingo = 85

7. Diplôme approfondi de langue française / Diplôme d'études en langue française (DELF) / (DALF) = B1

8. Test d'Évaluation du français adapte pour le Québec (TEFaQ) = B1

9. Test de connaissance du français pour le Québec (TCFQ) = B1

Career opportunities

The graduates pursue successful careers in the following roles:


  • Artist manager
  • Booking agent
  • Concert promoter
  • Copyright administrator (, management, royalties, collectives etc.)
  • Music marketing specialist (social media manager, publicist, radio tracker, etc.)
  • Music protection business entrepreneur (business startups for apps, artist services, etc.)
  • Music publisher
  • Record label owner/employee
  • Self-managed artist

Campus location

Montreal , Canada

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