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If you’re looking to pursue a career in journalism, but would like to specialise in the discipline of music from the very start, then the BA (Hons) in Music Journalism at BIMM will give you the competitive edge you need to become a successful music journalist. The BA (Hons) in Music Journalism at BIMM enables students to develop specialist skills in journalism and public relations, encompassing the varied career options available, and preparing them for the demands of journalism and PR in today’s music industry. The course is highly vocational and, like all qualifications at BIMM, designed to act as a springboard into employment and entrepreneurship. Students benefit from a wide range of theoretical and practical modules, and have unique opportunities to engage directly with the music industry via work placements and entrepreneurial projects.
Year 1 Music Business Introduction to Music Journalism Journalism in Context Music Journalism Techniques Writing for the Music Industry Music and Digital Media. Year 2 Engaging with Industry Research Methods Cultural Perspectives Artist Development and PR Music Journalism: Principals, ethics and Law Digital Multimedia Production. Year 3 Professional Project Analytical Perspectives Professional Development Creative Entrepreneurship Global Communication.
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
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||96 points||Must include a minimum of two A Levels at Grade C or an equivalent level 3 qualification such as a BTEC Diploma at MM|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
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
Every 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