BIMM University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: BIMM Limited

Music

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Course summary

Course Overview Enhance your musicianship, songwriting or music production skills, knowledge, and understanding with BIMM University's practical Cert HE course. This one-year course offers an exciting opportunity for musicians and producers to delve into their craft through engaging lectures, workshops, and the creation of a comprehensive creative portfolio. Your portfolio will draw a real focus from the 'Studio Project' module that immerses you in real-world working practices and emphasises industry-like collaboration. Students will select a preferred pathway to study as part of an application:

  • BIMM London: Popular Music Performance, Songwriting, Electronic Music Production and Music and Sound Production
  • BIMM Berlin: Popular Music Performance, Songwriting and Music Production
Final awards will be based on the pathway of completed study. While the course primarily caters to international students, we also welcome mature students who possess experiential ability, even without formal qualifications. The course presents the perfect avenue for creative practitioners to benefit from the BIMM University experience and networking opportunities while studying in the creative capital of Berlin or London

Modules

Popular Music Pathway Modules:

  • Performance Skills
  • Core Instrument Skills
  • Digital Music
  • Studio Project (All pathways)
  • Applied Performance
  • Applied Instrument Skills
  • Music Creation
  • Studio Project (All pathways)
Songwriting Pathway modules:
  • Collaborative Arranging for Songwriters
  • Songwriting Techniques
  • Music Theory for Songwriters
  • Studio Project (All pathways)
  • Collaboration and Performance
  • Styles and Genres
  • Digital Arranging for Songwriters
  • Studio Project (All pathways)
Music and Sound production pathway modules:
  • Creative Music Programming
  • Sample Based Production
  • Audio Capture Methods and Equipment
  • Studio Project (All pathways)
  • Composition Toolkit for Producers
  • Applied Synthesis
  • Multitrack Mixing
  • Studio Project (All pathways)
Electronic Music Production Pathway modules:
  • Sample Based Production
  • Creative Music Programming
  • Audio Capture Methods and Equipment
  • Studio Project (All pathways)
  • Composition Toolkit for Producers
  • Applied Synthesis
  • Multitrack Mixing
  • Studio Project (All pathways)
Music Production Pathway modules:
  • Creative Music Programming
  • Sample Based Production
  • Audio Capture Methods and Equipment
  • Studio Project (All pathways)
  • Composition Toolkit for Producers
  • Applied Synthesis
  • Multitrack Mixing
- Studio Project (All pathways)

Assessment method

Assessment methods can be viewed on the BIMM Institute website


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W320
Institution code:
B39
Campus name:
BIMM Music Institute London
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Audition

For Popular Music Performance and Songwriting pathways, applicants must attend an audition. Details of what to be prepare will be sent once an application is received.

Portfolio

For Music Production, applicants must submit a portfolio. Details of what to be prepare will be sent once an application is received.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Over all score of 6.0 with no lower than 5.5 in each Band
Cambridge English AdvancedCOverall score no lower than 178, with no lower than 170 achieved in each band

Applicants must have met the minimum requirement and be in receipt of results prior to enrolment.


Unistats information

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There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £15950* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £15950* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The tuition fee shown is for year 1 of study only. Fees may be subject to increase on an annual basis, and do not cover additional costs such as: Visa application costs Living costs (rent/bills/travel) Equipment required for your course (computer and software/instrument/books) BIMM Institute offers financial support packages that range from £150- £1,500 per academic year. Details can be viewed on the website: www.bimm.ac.uk/fair-access-fund/ Whilst BIMM Institute cannot commit to payment amounts prior to enrolment, we do aim to allocate the budget across eligible applicants and will confirm the exact payment amount and schedule post enrolment.
Music at BIMM University - UCAS