Hi and welcome to the BA Music Business and Entrepreneurship programme at ICMP! 

I’m Ken Foreman, your course’s programme leader, and I'm thrilled that you've accepted your place here. The ICMP team and I look forward to working with you, helping you become a fully-fledged music industry expert, and building the foundations of your professional career in music. 

I've put together a list of resources for you to consider before joining us in September, from equipment lists to recommended reading. You can find it below.

Have a great summer, and I look forward to meeting you soon.

All the best, 



Ken Foreman
Programme Leader, BA Music Business & Entrepreneurship

Have you completed our Online Registration process?

Whether you're a new student to ICMP, or you are returning in September, one of the key steps before your enrolment is to complete our Online Registration process.

Here is how to register online:

New students

  • Log in to our Student Gateway with the details emailed to you
  • Upload your key documents
  • Look out for your 'Confirmation of Registration' email - job done!

Student Gateway

Can't find your log-in details? No problem, our Admissions Team can resupply these, simply contact them on +44(0)20 7328 0222, Live Chat or enquiries@icmp.ac.uk, and they'll assist you.


About your BA (Hons) Music Business and Entrepreneurship Degree

The BA (Hons) Music Business and Entrepreneurship degree will give you the tools and opportunities required to achieve success at the forefront of the music business, enabling you to create and model your own music business career.  

Throughout this programme, you’ll gain practical and industry-relevant experience by immersing yourself in a creative and entrepreneurial environment, where you’ll be able to promote and work in association with, fellow student artists. You’ll be taught by established music industry professionals, and will learn management principles and a broad range of business skills, helping you to maximise the creative and commercial potential of the artist/business relationship.

All your studies will promote entrepreneurship and creative thinking, helping you to create and launch your own creative industry business.

Got a question... just drop us a line

Equipment Checklist


  • Pens and notepads 
  • A laptop. Mac computers with internet access are available at ICMP, but it’s best to have your own laptop and internet access for personal study. 


Have you confirmed your student finance yet?


Recommended Reading


  • Harrison, A. (2021) Music the business: the essential guide to the law and deals. 8th ed. London: Virgin Publishing.
  • Passman, D. (2021) All you need to know about the music business. 10th ed. New York: Viking
  • Allen, P. (2022) Artist Management for the Music Business: Manage Your Career in Music: Manage the Music Careers of Others. 5th ed. Oxford: Focal Press.


Online Resources



We look forward to meeting you in September... not long now!