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Module 1A:Origins Of The Music IndustriesThis Module introduces students to the history of music as an industry or business and is an important foundation module for the rest of the course. Many of the concepts examined in this introductory module emerge again in later units and this module is an essential platform.
Module 1B Traditional Perspectives Of The Music IndustryThis module looks at the supply chain model of the music industry and is essential to understanding the way the industry has functioned since its inception. It describes the processes where artists and their music are passed through a series of gatekeepers on the way to consumers. This is an essential module.
Module 1C: Modern Perspectives Of The Music IndustryThis module introduces the new ways of looking at the music industries and opens students up to speaking the language of the new music business. In the modern business there a number of new theories and practices that impact on the way business is done and students need to be aware of the terminology and practice currently being used.
Module 2A: Introduction to LawThis module gives an overview of the legal system in Australia. The music industries, as with all other businesses, operate in a legal system and this module provides an important understanding of that legal system which provides a foundation of other modules concerned with intellectual property, contracts and consumer laws.
Module 2B:Introduction to CopyrightThis module introduces the legal principle of copyright - the dominant form of intellectual property in the content industries - and and a concept that forms the cornerstone of the creation of value and revenue in the music industry.
Module 2C: Copyright in musicThis module looks at copyright as it operates in the music industry and explains the hugely important distinction between copyright for songwriters and copyright for recording artists and the business and contractual implications of this distinction.
Module 2D: Intellectual Property In The Music IndustriesThis module looks at branding in relation to the music industry and in particular intellectual property concepts such as trademark and ownership of brands - the subject of many music industry disputes in the recording and touring areas of the business.
Module 2E: Contract Law In The Music IndustriesThis module examines the types of contracts that are typically used in the music industry and gives students a vital insight into the framework and content of those contracts. This is an essential module.
Module 2F: The Law of AgencyThis module looks at the laws that provide the basis of management and representation arrangements in the music industry. Anyone wanting to be a manager or an agent or who intends to work with either of these vital two music industry service providers must be aware of the content of this module.
Module 2G: Assignment & LicensingThis module is essential for anyone who intends dealing with the recording or music publishing industries as it looks at the way participants in the music business deal and trade in their creative assets. These concepts also have application across all industries that have ownership and rights in creative assets as a part of their business.