Course specifications

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Course Specification

  • BA (Hons) in Event Management
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    3 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    N820
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Certificate of Higher Education (exit award only at level 4), Diploma of Higher Education (exit award only at level 5), Bachelors Degree with Honours.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade C or above (64 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BA (Hons) in Music Business
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    3 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    N826
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award:
    Certificate of Higher Education (exit award only at level 4), Diploma of Higher Education (exit award only at level 5), Bachelors Degree with Honours.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A Levels at grade C or above (64 points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BA (Hons) in Music Journalism
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of Course:
    3 years
    Awarding Institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching Institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    P500
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    BA (Hons)
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 96 UCAS points to include 2 A-levels at grade A-C, OR BTEC Extended Diploma at MMM, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BA (Hons) in Music Production
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    This course is taught as a three-year course at levels four, five and six.
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    W373
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Certificate of Higher Education (exit award only at level 4), Diploma of Higher Education (exit award only at level 5), Bachelors Degree with Honours.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade C or above (64 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship – Drums
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    3 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    W313
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Certificate of Higher Education (exit award only at level four), Diploma of Higher Education (exit award only at level five), Bachelors Degree with Honours.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade E or above (32 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship – Vocals
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    3 years
    Awarding insititution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching Institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    W313
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Certificate of Higher Education (exit award only at level four), Diploma of Higher Education (exit award only at level five), Bachelors Degree with Honours.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade E or above (32 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BA (Hons) in Songwriting
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    3 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    3C46
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Certificate of Higher Education (exit award only at level 4), Diploma of Higher Education (exit award only at level 5), Bachelors Degree with Honours.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade E or above (32 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BA (Hons) Professional Musicianship - Guitar
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    This course is taught as either a three-year course at levels four, five and six, or a one-year top-up course at level six available only to those successfully completing the Foundation Degree (Arts) in Professional Musicianship at BIMM London.
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    W313
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Certificate of Higher Education (exit award only at level four), Diploma of Higher Education (exit award only at level five), Bachelors Degree with Honours.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade E or above (32 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BA (Hons) Professional Musicianship – Bass
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    3 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    W313
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Certificate of Higher Education (exit award only at level four), Diploma of Higher Education (exit award only at level five), Bachelors Degree with Honours.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade E or above (32 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
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  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance with Foundation Year - Bass
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    4 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    W31M
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    University Certificate – 120 credits, Certificate of Higher Education – 120 credits, Diploma of Higher Education – 240 credits, Ordinary degree – 300 credits, Honours degree – 360 credits.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade E or above (32 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance with Foundation Year - Drums
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    4 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    UCAS CODE: W31M
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    University Certificate – 120 credits, Certificate of Higher Education – 120 credits, Diploma of Higher Education – 240 credits, Ordinary degree – 300 credits, Honours degree – 360 credits.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade E or above (32 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance with Foundation Year - Vocals
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    4 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    W31M
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    University Certificate – 120 credits, Certificate of Higher Education – 120 credits, Diploma of Higher Education – 240 credits, Ordinary degree – 300 credits, Honours degree – 360 credits.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade E or above (32 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance with Foundation Year – Guitar
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    4 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    W31M
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    University Certificate – 120 credits, Certificate of Higher Education – 120 credits, Diploma of Higher Education – 240 credits, Ordinary degree – 300 credits, Honours degree – 360 credits.
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade E or above (32 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance – Bass
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    3 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching Institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS Code:
    W315
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    BMus (Hons)
    Admissions Criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade C or above (64 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance – Drums
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    3 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    W315
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    BMus (Hons)
    Admissions criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade C or above (64 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance – Guitar
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    3 years
    Awarding institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS code:
    W315
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    BMus (Hons)
    Admissions Criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade C or above (64 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance – Vocals
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    3 years
    Awarding Institution:
    University of Sussex
    Teaching Institution:
    BIMM London
    UCAS Code:
    W315
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    BMus (Hons)
    Admission criteria:
    Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade C or above (64 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band.
  • Diploma in Music Production
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    1 year
    Awarding institution:
    Edexcel
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Pearson BTEC National Diploma Level 3 qualification in the National Qualifications Framework.
    Admissions criteria:
    Five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language and Maths. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0. We require a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.
  • Diploma in Popular Music Performance – Bass
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    1 year
    Awarding institution:
    Edxcel
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Pearson BTEC National Diploma Level 3 qualification in the National Qualifications Framework.
    Admissions criteria:
    Five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language and Maths. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0. We require a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.
  • Diploma in Popular Music Performance – Drums
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    1 year
    Awarding institution:
    Edexcel
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Pearson BTEC National Diploma Level 3 qualification in the National Qualifications Framework.
    Admissions criteria:
    Five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language and Maths. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0. We require a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.
  • Diploma in Popular Music Performance – Guitar
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    1 year
    Awarding institution:
    Edexcel
    Teaching institution:
    BIMM London
    Language of stduy:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Pearson BTEC National Diploma Level 3 qualification in the National Qualifications Framework.
    Admissions criteria:
    Five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language and Maths. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0. We require a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.
  • Diploma in Popular Music Performance – Vocals
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    1 year
    Awarding institute:
    Edexcel
    Teaching institute:
    BIMM London
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Pearson BTEC National Diploma Level 3 qualification in the National Qualifications Framework.
    Admissions criteria:
    Five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language and Maths. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0. We require a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.
  • Diploma in Songwriting
    Mode of attendance:
    Full-time
    Length of course:
    1 year
    Awarding institution:
    Edexcel
    Teaching Institution:
    BIMM london
    Language of study:
    English
    Final award and exit awards:
    Pearson BTEC National Diploma Level 3 qualification in the National Qualifications Framework.
    Admissions criteria:
    Five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language and Maths. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0. We require a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.
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