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The BA (Hons) in Music Business degree is a specialist vocational programme designed for those wishing to pursue a career in a range of music industry roles, such as A&R, management or promotion. The aim of the course is to nurture entrepreneurial flair while you develop skills as a music business practitioner across a wide range of contexts. You’ll be offered the perfect opportunity to build your knowledge of the industry while developing original ideas in a creative space. Our well-connected tutors will guide and support you through the teaching of personal, project-management and business skills across areas such as artist management, marketing, music publishing, legislation and studio recording. You’ll also have access to work-based learning opportunities that will develop your ‘hands-on’ industry knowledge through work placements and internships with a range of music-focused employers, or in entrepreneurial ventures of your own design.
Year 1 Concert/Event Promotion and Tour Management Live Sound Technology Music Business Administration and Entrepreneurship Introduction to Digital Music Artist Development and Management. Year 2 Research Methods Engaging with Industry (WBL) Cultural Perspectives Marketing and Media Sound Recording and Technology Music Publishing. Year 3 Professional Project Professional Development Analytical Perspectives Music Event Management Music futures.
You will be 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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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||64 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Scottish Higher||CCCD||Minimum requirements|
Additional entry requirements
Once an application is received, applicants will be contacted by a member of the admissions team to arrange an interview in person or by phone.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||Over all score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in each Band|
|Cambridge English Advanced||C||Overall score no lower than 178, with no lower than 170 achieved in each band|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7650*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7650*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Each academic year, we’re able to offer a limited number of scholarships and bursaries to talented and dedicated applicants who are in financial hardship. For further information please visit the BIMM website: www.bimm.co.uk. Applications will open in April 2019