BA (Hons) Music Production & Music Business

UCAS CODE: W370

INSTITUTION CODE: B39

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A 3 year full-time degree available at:


Our joint honours in Music Production and Music Business is perfect if you’re the type of producer who wants to run the studio yourself. It’s also ideal if you’re an aspiring entrepreneur wishing to understand the creative and technical aspects of music production.

You’ll learn the fundamental skills to produce music in a recording studio and use a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). Alongside these practical skills, you’ll also develop your understanding of the commercial elements of running a business.

We’ll teach you all you need to know via a combination of predominantly practical classes, workshops and seminars, all led by experienced industry practitioners. Each of our lecturers is active within today’s music industry. This means they’ll have the up-to-the-minute knowledge and insider insights that you won’t find anywhere else.

And, because we realise that everyone is different, we offer one-to-one tutorials to support you in tailoring your own education. Our tutorials will help to ensure that your learning is set to meet your motives, interests, learning pace and needs.

Within the subject-specific Music Production and Music Business Core modules, you’ll focus on practical studio engineering and software skills, refined industry knowledge, application of acoustic theory and approaches to answering professional briefs, among others. You’ll also learn the necessary tools and expertise to be able to work within broader areas of the music industry.

As the course progresses, you’ll have the chance to craft your course through a range of optional modules in Year 2 and 3. These options mean that you’ll have the refined knowledge and expertise to start a career in a variety of industries. These include the recording industry, the live music industry, the film and TV industry, the audio post-production industry and the education industry.

So, what are you waiting for? Combine your passion for music production and music business today for a fulfilling music industry career in the future.

Course Specification

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 Institute

Campus delivery: London, Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester

UCAS code: W370

Language of study: English

Final award: BA (Hons) Music Production & 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.

Minimum Requirements

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.

Progression

Graduates can progress directly to employment in the recording industry, the live music industry, the film and TV industry, the audio post-production industry and education industry.

Course Fees

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 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.

Year 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
Year 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
Year 3
Semester 1
Semester 2

The optional modules advertised as available for BIMM 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).

Bristol
Adam Coombs
Senior Lecturer, Music Production

Adam Coombs has worked in a variety of roles that include orchestral composition for mixed media…

Manchester
Adam Hart
MODULE LEADER FOR COMPUTER MUSIC DESIGN / IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENTS

Adam is an electronic musician and programmer who has contributed soundscapes and installations to a variety…

London
Alec Storey
Music Production Lecturer

Bristol-based producer Alec made his debut release in 2006 under the name Al Tourettes, drawing musical…

Bristol
Alex Holmes
Music Production Lecturer

Alex Holmes is a producer, composer and sound designer who specialises in atmospheric electronica and bass-heavy…

Brighton
Alex Peverett
Lecturer, Music Production

Alex is an electronic & computer music composer and multi- disciplinary artist, whose work has been…

Brighton
Ally Jowett
Deputy Course Leader, Music Production

Ally is a record producer, composer, musician and audio engineer who works out of Brighton Electric…

London
Andrew Armour
Senior Lecturer, Music Business

Andrew is a media and marketing professional with a 20 year career spanning music publishing, TV,…

Manchester
Andrew Coggan
Associate Lecturer, Music Production

Andrew is a sound technology graduate from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). Since graduating,…

Bristol
Andy Ghosh
Music Business and Live Performance Workshop Lecturer

Andy is guitar player, songwriter & creative director for the explosive psychedelic  punk band, Turbowolf. Known…

Any questions?

For any questions regarding our courses or if you’d like more information on how to apply to BIMM Institute, please contact our Admissions Team on 0844 2 646 666 or email [email protected].

 

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