About BIMM

Start your career at Europe's largest and leading music college

Whatever your dream, you’ve come to the right place. BIMM is the largest and leading provider of music education in Europe. For over 35 years, we’ve taken raw talents and turned them into industry professionals, earning a living doing what they love. And as you’ll see from our graduate employment statistics – as well as world-conquering BIMM alumni like James Bay and George Ezra – nobody does it better.

We’ve got the next-generation facilities at our eight colleges in London, Berlin, Dublin, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Hamburg and Brighton. We’ve got the experienced tutors who’ve done it for real, and contacts across the local, national and global music industry. And we’ll give you the skills, experience and industry contacts to break into your chosen field.

Stop dreaming and kick-start your music career at BIMM. We’re ready when you are.


Plugged in to the music scene

Music Cities

Nobody ever conquered the music industry from their bedroom. Dive into the thick of the action at BIMM’s eight colleges in the world’s loudest cities. Whether you study at London, Birmingham, Manchester, Brighton, Bristol, Dublin, Berlin or Hamburg, you’ll be right at the beating heart of the local scene.

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Over 35 years of experience

History of BIMM

For over 35 years, BIMM has been at the leading edge through every twist and turn of the music industry – and all that experience feeds into forward-thinking courses, finger-on-pulse tutors and closer connections with the modern industry. Here’s how our illustrious history gives you a brighter future.

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Europe's best connected

Expert Lecturers

BIMM’s crack squad of expert lecturers don’t get their lesson plans out of dusty textbooks. Every one of them is an active player and acknowledged specialist in their field – out there, doing it for real and uniquely placed to pass on the up-to-the-minute knowledge that will prepare you for the modern industry.

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Respected qualifications

Academic Excellence

All BIMM Institute courses undergo a rigorous approval process, overseen by our Academic Board. This approval process includes advice from external academic and creative industries experts to ensure that they are aligned with the UK Quality Assurance Agency’s Framework for Higher Education Qualifications and the relevant Subject Benchmark Statements.

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Making it in music:

Successful Alumni

From global stars like James Bay and George Ezra to the countless top songwriters, session players, producers, journalists and managers who took their first steps at BIMM, our graduates are really going places. Maybe you’ll be next?

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