Music industry leaders are born at BIMM. Take our fully accredited BA (Hons) degree course and you’ll graduate with everything you need to break into your chosen sector, carve out a fast-lane career and shape the future of the industry. You bring the spark – and our expert tutors will give you the specialist knowledge, invaluable contacts and multi-faceted skill set to unlock every door in the modern music industry.
Perhaps you see yourself at the leading edge of digital music marketing. Maybe you want to establish your own era-defining record label, manage a fleet of artists or pioneer the next game-changing music delivery platform. Whatever ambition brings you to BIMM, our comprehensive courses are laser-focused on bringing your skills and business abilities beyond the levels that employers demand.
This is BIMM. You’d expect the most respected tutors and highest levels of modern tuition. But your music business course doesn’t end in the class room. Study at any of eight colleges across the UK and Europe, and you’ll dive deep into the BIMM community, enjoying a life full of music as you and your peers collaborate on projects, work in the field and hit the town.
If music business is your passion, then BIMM is your launchpad. Take your first step.
WHAT TO EXPECT
All killer. No filler. BIMM’s music business courses are structured to help you develop into an industry professional. Every step of the way, you’ll be guided by our expert tutors – all current and respected figures with years of expertise to pass on. But that doesn’t mean you can’t go off the map, with a varied curriculum designed to prep’ your skill-set for employment.
For students looking to break into the music business, nothing beats hands-on experience in the field. At BIMM, you’ll learn your craft at the sharp end. Manage real-world projects that test your acumen and insight. Collaborate with your peers and industry contacts. Harness our cutting-edge facilities as you sharpen your management and business chops. Match those experiences with tailored tuition in key business areas like Event Promotion and Tour Management, Artist Development and Management, Marketing and Media, Music Publishing and Cultural Perspectives.
Our courses are both academic and rooted in the real world, providing the perfect balance between practical and technical skills, theory and analysis. Beyond the nuts-and-bolts of the business, you’ll be exploring and developing potential career pathways through research and professional projects, while learning the vital industry skills that employers will call for.
You’ll want to plug into one-of-a-kind networking opportunities and collaborate with like-minded movers and shakers during your time on the course. And that couldn’t be easier, with access to the BIMM Connect service letting you hook up fast with the student bands and songwriters who need your management skills, and the event promoters and press agents who can publicise the acts on your roster.
One size doesn’t fit all – so BIMM’s music business course puts you in control, tailoring the content to hit your own personal targets. Dive into your core studies, but don’t forget to max out your skill-set with our five-week, mid-term BIMM Extra mini modules, which include topics as varied as Photoshop and Video Editing, Mindfulness Techniques, Essay Writing Skills, Entrepreneurship – and more.