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The BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship is both academically and musically challenging, providing the perfect balance between practical and technical skills, and theory and analysis. You’ll explore and develop your potential career pathways through research and professional projects, and will learn the essential business skills required to work successfully in the music industry. Plus you’ll get to plug into one-of-a-kind networking opportunities and collaborate with likeminded fellow musicians during your time on the course. Students will focus on one discipline throughout their studies on the Professional Musicianship Degree. Through a range of optional modules, including Solo Performance, Music Business Studies, Music Teaching Practice and Online Music, you can tailor the degree to fit your own personal goals. Life at BIMM will stretch you as a musician, composer and performer, but will inspire you as a singer too, as you attend unique Masterclasses by some of the best vocalists and musicians in the world. So to make your way as a vocalist, connect with us, and we’ll connect you to a life in music.
This course offers the following subject options:
Year 1 Essential Styles Techniques Music Business Artist Development and Entrepreneurship Live Performance Workshop Music Theory and Notation. Year 2 Research Methods Professional Musicianship Cultural Perspectives Performance in Context Applied Music Theory and Critical Listening Optional Module Choice: Studio Musicianship, Studio recording, Applied Music Business and Music Publishing Year 3 Professional Project Professional Development Analytical Perspectives Optional Module Choices: Ensemble Performance, Music Teaching Practice, Solo Performance, Music Theory and Analysis and Online Music
Students are assessed in the following ways: Practical Exams Written exams Practical coursework Multimedia coursework Written coursework Presentations
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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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
- Year 2
Applicants that require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK must meet guidelines set by UKVI and will be required to have a consultation with a member of the admissions team upon acceptance. Tier 4 students can currently study at our Brighton, Bristol, London and Manchester campuses.
|UCAS Tariff||32 points||To include two A Levels at grade E, or an equivalent level 3 qualification such as a BTEC Diploma at PP|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
Additional entry requirements
Once your application is received, you will be contacted by a member of the admissions team to arrange an assessment to determine your suitability for the course.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||A minimum overall score of 6.0 must be achieved, with no lower than 5.5 in each of the bands.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||A minimum overall score of 170 must be achieved, with no lower than 165 achieved in each section of the test.|
Applicants must have met the minimum requirements and be in receipt of results prior to enrolment.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7650*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7650*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.