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Why Study Music Production?
World-class music producers are made at BIMM Institute. We’ve had the likes of Josh Harrison (sound engineer at Brighton Electric Studio), Oli Morgan (mastering engineer at Abbey Road Studios), Oli Baldwin (sound engineer for PJ Harvey and Beth Orton) and Adam Kloc (film and TV composer) walk through our doors and out into the music industry.
If we mention names like George Martin and The Beatles, Steve Albini and Pixies and Rick Rubin and the Beastie Boys, the impact a Music Producer can have on an artist’s sound and career becomes obvious. And sometimes, the line between artist and producer becomes blurred itself, with many artists creating and producing their own records.
With our industry-led diploma course we’ll ensure you have all the skills, tools and experience needed to succeed in the music industry.
Available at all BIMM Institute locations
A well-balanced blend of theory, analysis, practical and technical skills
The chance to produce inside high-tech studios, both onsite and via our exclusive partnerships
What to expect
With our Music Production course, you’ll progress your abilities as a producer across a wider range of contexts. You’ll learn technical skills, project management and business skills and take your music to the next level with the help of our cutting-edge kit.
And, because we’ve consulted closely with industry professionals, you can expect a course that’s highly relevant and able to nurture the skills and tools that the industry is looking for.
You’ll learn core topics such as:
- Audio Engineering
- Commercial Production and Business Practice
Exclusive networking opportunities
You’ll also have access to exclusive networking opportunities and the chance to collaborate with like-minded producers and musicians throughout your course. With BIMM Connect (our exclusive social media platform) you’ll team up and network with fellow students, alumni, bands, songwriters, press agents, managers and promoters to get the most out of your time here.
We’re immensely proud that so many BIMM students have become successful producers in the music industry – and turned their passion into their career. Head to our BIMM Institute Alumni page to find out more.
Since completing a BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship, Benjamin has relocated to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam where he has built a career as a Music Producer.
Signed to Sector 7 Sounds, Finn Donohue (AKA Drone) is a DJ and Producer specialising in Trap, Grime and alternative electronica.
Peter's job involves everything from the creating, editing and formatting soundpacks for apps to writing the descriptions, marketing to their user outreach and even creating artworks.
BIMM Institute’s regular Masterclasses put you in the room with music producers at the top of their game.
The likes of Stormzy, Imogen Heap, Stephen Street, Emre Ramazanoglu, Romesh Dodangoda, Hannah Vassanth, Mandy Parnell and Paul Hartnoll have given our students professional advice, career tips that you won’t find in any textbook and unmatched wisdom that will help you navigate the music industry.
The best way to learn your trade is by doing it for real. And our specialist Careers and Industry Team are here to help you learn by doing. Armed with invaluable contacts and industry connections, they’ll find you the opportunities that money can’t buy – and help bring your portfolio to that next level.
Check out our resources below to discover more about studying Music Production and life at BIMM Institute. We have inspiring student stories, advice from Music Production graduates and guides to help you discover your path.
Of course, you could use your BIMM degree as the jump-off to a career in traditional record production. But let’s look at five other options…
My advice is, if the opportunity arises, do not let it go because you never know what might come out of it.
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