BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance & Music Business
UCAS CODE: W300
INSTITUTION CODE: B39View course on UCAS
Nurture your creative flair for music while developing useful skills as an entrepreneur with our BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance and Music Business degree. This course is perfect if you’re wanting to self-manage your own band or project, release your own material, develop your live presence and expand your horizons.
Throughout the course, you’ll focus on performance, technique, musicianship, artist management, releasing music, live music, music publishing and marketing. These topics ensure you have all the tools you need to become a successful musician with a detailed knowledge of how the business works. Your day to day learning will take place in large live rooms, smaller studio settings and lecture-based classrooms.
Our experienced, inspiring and sought-after lecturers will help you progress through the three years. And, you’ll be able to refine your course through our optional modules. These optional modules allow you to specialise in areas such as creative performance, session skills, songwriting, technology, composing, arranging, recording, teaching, and research. As you complete the course, you’ll have a portfolio of work that equips you with the skills and drive to become successful in a fast-moving and competitive creative environment.
You’ll also have access to unrivalled work experience opportunities. These ensure that you can develop hands-on industry knowledge through placements and internships in a wide range of roles and organisations.
All in all, this creative and rigorous programme will encourage you to make the most of any opportunities available to musicians and entrepreneurs in live performance, the recording industry, self-management and DIY, music and media, digital distribution, music education, and every other aspect of this exciting and expanding industry.
So, what are you waiting for? Combine your passion for music performance and music business today for a fulfilling music industry career in the future.
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: BIMM University
Campus delivery: London, Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester
UCAS code: W300
Language of study: English
Final award: BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance & Music Business
Admissions Criteria: Minimum of 2 A-levels at Grade C or above (64 UCAS points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and normally three GCSEs at a minimum grade C/4, including English Language.
Successful completion of a BIMM admissions assessment.
Minimum of 2 A-levels at Grade C or above (64 UCAS points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and normally three GCSEs at a minimum grade C/4, including English Language.
IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.
Graduates can progress directly to employment in live performance, the recording industry, music and media, digital distribution, and music education.
Please visit our Fees page for information on access to Student Loans. Please note, UK students eligible for loans are able to borrow the full course fee for BIMM Music Institute degrees.
Our undergraduate degree courses allow you to define your own route to success via a range of optional modules. First, you’ll learn the necessary employability skills and find where you’ll fit in the industry. Then, you’ll be able to build your course according to your interests and career aspirations.
The optional modules advertised as available for BIMM Music Institute courses are subject to variation dependant on minimum student numbers and the availability of specialist resources at each college (Please refer to our terms and conditions for further detail).
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