- Degree and diploma courses
- Industry-leading tutors
- Well-balanced classes — a mix of theory and practical
- Excellent internships and opportunities
- Elite masterclasses
- Access to BIMM Connect an exclusive networking service
Accomplished music business professionals are made at BIMM. We offer students a choice of either a one-year diploma (Dublin only) or a three-year degree but all graduates leave with the skills they’ll need to carve a place for themselves in the music business landscape.
BIMM courses are designed to bring out your full potential and also give you the tools you’ll need to be successful in the music business. Your passion combined with the expertise of our tutors means that you’ll leave BIMM feeling confident and more than capable to handle the rigours of the industry.
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM YOUR BIMM MUSIC BUSINESS COURSE
If you see yourself as a future music business powerhouse, then this is the course for you. Working alongside your peers and under the guidance of our expert tutors, you’ll learn all you need to know about the music industry and how you can make a name for yourself in this exciting scene.
Lectures to prepare you for a career in music
When you study at BIMM you’ll bring your enthusiasm and passion into the classroom. Our tutors will be there to support you all the way and they’ll also pass on their wisdom and knowledge to you. You’ll learn about a range of areas from our core and optional modules including:
- Artist Management
- The Music Business
- The Live Music Industry
- Business & Enterprise
- The Business & Culture of Hip Hop
- Digital Arts & Branding
- Gender & Sexuality
Exclusive networking opportunities
BIMM students get to access exclusive networking opportunities that bring together like-minded people. This network is called BIMM Connect and it will help you team up with fellow students, bandmates, songwriting collaborators, press agents, artist managers, event promoters and producers.
Tailored tuition to hit your targets
We tailor our courses to our students. We work with you to make sure that the modules and courses are interesting and will help you reach your goals.
Additionally, you can enrol in BIMM Extra’s mini-modules which are taken alongside your core classes. They include:
- Music Production
- Adobe Photoshop
- Video Editing
- Mindfulness Techniques
- Essay Writing Skills
WHO WILL BE TEACHING YOU AT BIMM
You’ll get to attend different types of classes with a mix of your core tutor classes and our famous masterclasses that bring big names and up-and-coming stars to a venue near you.
Our tutors are brilliant at what they teach and expert musicians. They come with impressive portfolios both inside and they know how the business works. What you need to do to succeed and how you can avoid professional pitfalls in the future.
In our Masterclasses, you’ll get to get up close with some of the most prominent names in the music business. You’ll get the chance to ask questions and get tips from those who have been in your shoes and have made it.
HOW BIMM PREPARES YOU FOR A CAREER IN MUSIC
Knowing about the different aspects of music is important if you want a Music Business career. That’s why we ensure that all our students get a well-balanced learning experience but also get some real-world experience as well.
Internships and opportunities
BIMM students are plugged into BIMM Connect, our one-of-a-kind networking and collaboration service which gives you access to bands and songwriters who need your management skills. You can also use this network to contact event promoters and press agents who can publicise the acts on your roster.
Only BIMM students get to enjoy exclusive stage-time and shop-window slots at the biggest international festivals, from Glastonbury, 2000Trees and Liverpool Sound City to The Great Escape and Reeperbahn.
You’ll also get the chance to manage the scheduling and promotion of everything from BIMM club nights to our famous end-of-term gigs.
Student success stories
We’re proud that so many BIMM students have become successful in the music industry and ‘Wall of Fame’ includes professionals such as Kristy Klaiber, Coco Leaman, Marina and the Diamonds, James Blake and Tom Odell. Go to the BIMM success stories page to find out more.