About the course Develop your passion for events of any kind with BA (Hons) Event Management. The course will teach you all you need for a successful career in the live music and creative industries. You’ll connect with the best people in the business to turn your career ambition into a reality. You’ll graduate with a comprehensive set of creative business and management skills for a diverse range of potential career routes. These include event promotion and production, tour management, booking agencies, event sustainability, wedding and party planning, sporting events, theatrical production, digital marketing, social media management and many more. Your day-to-day learning will be practical, relevant and cutting-edge, delivered by experienced and well-connected lecturers in small seminar-based classrooms. You’ll have access to the most exciting artists, festivals and venues in the business today. There will be countless opportunities to put the skills you learn throughout the course into practice. Plus, you’ll have the chance to flex your entrepreneurial spirit by running events, festivals, club nights and more. Our thriving BIMM community will see you mix with gifted performers, writers, alumni and music industry professionals. You’ll have the opportunity to get ‘hands-on’ industry knowledge under your belt through placements and internships with a wide range of music-focused employers. Alternatively, we’ll support you in your own entrepreneurial ventures. So, what are you waiting for? Start your career in Event Management today. The BIMM Graduate We make sure that when you graduate, your attributes and skills mirror the employment and creative needs of the music industry – both today and in the future. We aim to equip BIMM graduates with the following qualities, so they have a long lasting career.
- Employable and Entrepreneurial
- Creative, Collaborative and Connected
- Resilient and adaptable
- Globally Aware
- Intellectually Curious
Students can expect to study the following core modules: Year 1 - The creative industries and you 1: Finding your path - Context and culture of the creative industries - Event concept and design - Events and society - Live music 1: Booking and promotion - Event safety - Live Music 2: Events and tours - Marketing and PR. Year 2 - The creative industries and you 2: Creative Collaboration - Creativity, Identity and agency - Event Enterprise - Festival Management - Social Media and Digital marketing. Year 3 The creative industries and you 3: Professional Portfolio Final Project Event Sustainability. A range of optional modules can be selected in years 2 and 3, subject to availability and student demand. Please visit the course information page on the BIMM Institute website for a full break down.
Assessment methods are varied and balanced to suit a wide range of students and may take practical, written, portfolio or other form. Students are given the opportunity to work collaboratively with those studying other music related disciplines, representative of the way in which the Music and wider Creative Industries also require collaboration. All written and portfolio assessments are submitted electronically by way of a Virtual Learning Environment and where possible, feedback is delivered in audio and/or video form, as well as written. Examples of methods used: - Practical Exams - Written exams - Practical coursework - Multimedia coursework - Written coursework – Presentations
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.
If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
BIMM Institute welcomes applicants from International countries that will require a student visa to study in the UK. Applicants must meet requirements set by UKVI. Upon acceptance of an offer you will be required to attend a consultation with a member of the International Admissions team. International students can currently study at our Brighton, Bristol, London and Manchester campuses.
Additional entry requirements
Once your application is received, you will be contacted by a member of the admissions team to arrange an interview in person or by phone/skype Full guidelines on what to prepare for your interview will be emailed to you.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||a minimum of 5.5 must be achieved in each band (Reading, writing, listening, speaking)|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||A minimum overall score of 170, and no lower than 165 in each band|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||the minimum points must met in each band: Listening - 19 Reading - 19 Speaking - 21 Writing - 21|
|PTE Academic||50||A minimum score of 50 overall. At least 42 must be achieved in all four skills|
We also accept the following qualifications: - ESOL Skills for Life Level B2 (Higher B2 on CEFR Scale) - IGCSE English Language (First Language) at C/4 or above - IGCSE English Language (Second Language) at B/3 or above - International Baccalaureate English Language at 5 or above in English A or B Applicants must have met the minimum requirement and be in receipt of results prior to enrolment.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Applicants from low income backgrounds can access our Bursary Schemes: Low-income Scheme Care Leaver bursary Further information can be found on our website: https://www.bimm.ac.uk