Navigating the Music Industry Ecosystem, Certificate | Part time online | Wilfrid Laurier University | Canada
42 days
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The undergraduate certificate in Navigating the Music Industry Ecosystem is a fully online and asynchronous credential offered by Wilfrid Laurier University.

Visit the Visit programme website for more information


Key facts

The Navigating the Music Industry Ecosystem certificate from Wilfrid Laurier University covers topics such as royalties, licensing, sync licensing, production, publishing, touring, networking, law, marketing and more.

You'll receive a comprehensive understanding of the music industry, enabling you to use your knowledge and talents as a musician, composer or creator to monetize your work and build a successful career, as well as to contribute to the strength of the economic impact of the music industry globally

Make the most out of your university career by taking advantage of all that Laurier has to offer you. Volunteer work, campus clubs, leadership programs, studying abroad, work experience – there are so many ways you can extend your classroom experience into the real world.

Here are just a few examples of the experiences you’ll have access to in this program:

  • Learn to write a mock grant application in support of a potential project.
  • Write a business plan.
  • Calculate royalties in a variety of case studies.
  • Gain working knowledge of relevant royalty accounting software platforms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry
  • Monetizing your Musical Creations: Royalties and Licensing
  • Record Deals and Music Production
  • The Business of Being a Professional Musician

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 42 days

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


2 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This program was designed to either be taken concurrently with an undergraduate degree as part of your elective courses, or independently as a stand-alone credential and therefore has flexible admission requirements.
  • Honours or general undergraduate Laurier students from any campus or program may enrol in these courses as electives. When all requirements are satisfied, students may submit an application to receive their certificate form.
  • Laurier's language of instruction is English, and so they may require you to provide evidence of your English proficiency to help make sure you experience success in your academic courses.


Other interesting programmes for you

Our partners

Navigating the Music Industry Ecosystem
Wilfrid Laurier University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!