The world’s first master’s degree on the Beatles begins in September at the University of Liverpool, England, home to the world-famous former pop group.
The Beatles: Music Industry and Heritage course is designed for those interested in the music and creative industries, as well as employees of museums, galleries and the tourism and leisure industries.
The degree focuses on the Beatles’ importance to the music and creative industries, popular culture and culture and tourism in the 21st century.
The four-piece Beatles significantly influenced pop music in the 1960s, putting Liverpool on the map. Worldwide it came to a Beatlemania. With hits like Hey Jude, Let It Be, and Yesterday, the group, which split in 1970, is one of the most successful history bands.
Two members of the so-called Fab Four are still alive: singer and bassist Paul McCartney (78) and drummer Ringo Starr (80).