Future Employability

Today the campus, tomorrow the world.


It’s a jungle out there. But after studying at BIMM, you’ll have the skills, experience, contacts and confidence to make the music industry feel like a walk in the park.

During your course, you’ll get a fistful of opportunities to make your transition from student to music professional run that much smoother. Thanks to our far-reaching industry contacts – from festivals and magazines to venues and music companies – we can sort the kind of work experience, internships and showcases that you’ll never see advertised.

If you want the official rubber-stamp, then rest assured that BIMM has been commended by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for the level of engagement we give our students in the music industry.


The music industry moves fast. BIMM moves even faster. Our expert tutors are right there on the frontline, taking notes as the music business shapeshifts and fusing that up-to-the-minute knowledge into their teaching. And with our network of contacts constantly growing to mirror the changing industry, you’ll burst out of BIMM to find yourself on familiar ground, armed with the skills that employers are crying out for.


Getting you ready for work:

Careers Hub

You wouldn’t set out on a road-trip without a map. And you’d be crazy to embark on a music career without taking advantage of the Careers Hubs at every BIMM college. Arrive clueless and confused – and let our experts give you tailored advice on how to gain the skills and experience you need to break down your chosen door.

Getting you connected:

BIMM Careers Lecturers

Your perfect job is out there, but without the right guidance, it’s like looking for a plectrum in a haystack. Place your future in the hands of our careers lecturers. With a dedicated team of industry experts and advisors at every college, we’ll supercharge your skill-set and give you a skeleton key for every door in town.

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Tune in:


We like to keep up with our graduates’ achievements – and that’s not hard when they’re staring from magazine covers and playing the world’s biggest stages. Look beyond superstars like James Bay, George Ezra and Izzy Bizu, though, and you’ll find countless BIMM graduates who are shaping the music business from behind the scenes, working successfully as producers, session players, events managers, agents, promoters, journalists – and more.

Get inspired by this selection of graduate videos – then start your own journey.

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Vlad Matveikov sets up Small Pond studios

Vlad Matveikov, BIMM Alumnus and owner of Small Pond Recordings tells us how it all got started!

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Making it in music:


You bring the dreams. We’ll give the direction. There’s no greater testament to BIMM’s approach than the achievements of our high-flying graduates. From global superstars to first-call songwriters, you’d be amazed where your BIMM degree could take you.

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