BA (Hons) Music Business
UCAS CODE: N100
INSTITUTION CODE: B39View course on UCAS
A 3 year full-time degree available at:
Nurture your creative flair and build core skills as a music business entrepreneur in this exciting and growing industry.
With BA (Hons) Music Business, you’ll have opportunities to expand your knowledge of the industry across a wide range of subject areas. You will develop an understanding of a broader business context, too, focusing on planning and forecasting, financing, creativity and digital marketing.
Our well-connected lecturers will guide and mentor your professional development. They’ll support you in your project management and business skills across areas such as artist management, self-employment, traditional and digital marketing, music publishing, copyright legislation, social media, the live industry, music recording and distribution.
As your course progresses, you’ll have the flexibility to choose options. These options give you the chance to specialise in your unique area of interest as professional practitioners.
You’ll also be able to experience the music business through your chosen city’s gigs, musicians and venues and by automatically joining our inspiring BIMM community.
You can gain ‘hands-on’ industry knowledge via our work experience opportunities with a wide range of music-focused employers that you won’t find anywhere else.
Alternatively, we’ll wholeheartedly support you in entrepreneurial ventures of your own design.
So, what are you waiting for? Start your career in Music Business today.
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, Manchester, Dublin, Berlin and Hamburg
UCAS code: N100
Language of study: English
Final award: BA (Hons) 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 the music industry in roles such as a DIY artist/manager, record label executive, A&R manager, publisher, PR and marketing manager, or digital communications manager.
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Choose your career pathway with our optional modules.
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.
Optional career pathways:
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).
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