Why Study Music Marketing, Media and Communication

ALL ABOUT MUSIC MARKETING, MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION COURSES AT BIMM

Key Facts:

  • Degree course
  • Industry-leading lecturers
  • Well-balanced classes — a mix of theory and practical
  • Fantastic internships and opportunities
  • Elite Masterclasses

Successful Music Marketing, Media and Communication professionals are made at BIMM. Our three-year degree produces some of the best professionals in the modern music industry today.

A BIMM degree is designed to bring out the best in our students. We’ll teach you business skills to land your dream job and our lecturers will give you the knowledge and drive to become a world-quality music marketing, media and communication professional.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM YOUR BIMM MUSIC MARKETING, MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION COURSE

During your BIMM journey, you’ll be supported by a team of talented lecturers who have years of experience and the insider know-how to help you crack the industry. You’ll be taught key skills so that you can walk into a career as a cross-media producer, online and print journalist, content manager, PR consultant, podcaster, global insight manager, marketing manager, culture and digital communication professional, and many other different areas of the music industry. 

MEETING THE NEEDS OF TODAY’S MUSIC INDUSTRY

You’ll gain all the knowledge and experience needed to meet the demands of having a ‘Portfolio Career’ within today’s music industry. During the course, you’ll focus on more than one area so that you can expand your skill set. These areas include:

  • Digital content creation
  • Storytelling skills
  • Journalistic writing
  • Audience engagement and marketing 
  • Public relation skills
  • And many more

All of these areas will be underpinned with a strong theoretical and academic basis. As well as being highly vocational, the course will also prepare you to enter a highly competitive and fast-paced industry. 

Exclusive networking opportunities

Being a BIMM student means that you’ll get direct access to exclusive networking opportunities that students at other Universities don’t receive. With BIMM Connect, you’ll be able to tap into a directory of fellow students, bandmates, songwriting collaborators, press agents, artist managers, event promoters and producers.

Tailored tuition to hit your targets

We want you to become successful in whichever career you choose. That’s why we work with you to ensure that your studies will help you achieve your end goals and that the modules you pick match your interests. 

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WHO WILL BE TEACHING YOU AT BIMM?

Studying at BIMM means that you’ll learn from a variety of sources. From our experienced and accomplished lecturers to our exciting Masterclasses that allow you to get up and close to some of the biggest names in the music industry. 

Lecturers

BIMM has produced some of the most successful names in the industry and some of these industry icons will be teaching you how to follow in their footsteps.

Masterclasses

BIMM students get special access to our famous Masterclasses. During these talks, you’ll meet some of the biggest names in the industry, learn from them and get answers to all your crucial questions.

HOW BIMM PREPARES YOU FOR A CAREER IN MUSIC

Our students graduate with the knowledge and the real-world experience that they’ll need to break into the industry. In fact, 86% of BIMM Students are in work six months after graduation and 83% of those are actively working in the Music and Creative Industries. The reason for these impressive numbers is because we offer them hundreds of opportunities outside of the classroom so they graduate with a CV that stands out in a crowd.

Internships and opportunities

Our Careers and Industry team have helped thousands of students find fantastic internships and opportunities over the years. They have access to music professionals, companies and insiders so you’ll experience the industry first-hand, make invaluable connections and graduate with real-world experience.

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.

As well as these internships and placements, you’ll get the chance to participate in local gigs and our famous end-of-term gigs that are organised by our talented students and staff.

Student success stories

We’re proud that so many BIMM students have become successful in the music industry and professionals such as Jade Foster, The Kooks, Marina and the Diamonds, Jamie Skinner, Jules Pestano and James Bay have all walked BIMM’s halls. Go to the BIMM success stories page to find out more.