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Institute of Contemporary Music Performance

Creative Musicianship (Cert HE) - Bass Institute of Contemporary Music Performance Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of East London

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ICMP’s one-year CertHE Creative Musicianship is a newly redesigned programme which will help you explore your unique artistic identity, provide you with an extensive introduction to how the music industry operates, and guide you on your first steps towards success as a highly skilled creative artist.

Suitable for vocalists and instrumentalists, the programme is ideal for those looking to eventually become entrepreneurial and creative music professionals with varied and enduring portfolio careers.

Through a practical and theoretical examination of performance, composition and music business, you’ll improve your technical understanding of musical language and begin to explore your potential for a career in music and the creative industries.

The modules address a variety of specialisms within creative music practice, ensuring you acquire skills in creative collaboration, songwriting, recording, entrepreneurship and career development.

The programme also lets you progress an individual learning path relevant to your preferred way of learning, interests and ultimate career journey, and there are ongoing opportunities to explore the areas you feel support your personal artistic goals. You’ll be encouraged to consider a variety of different directions as a creative artist, but will make your own decisions about what’s best for your future career.​

You’ll be supported and mentored by exceptionally experienced tutors – all experts in the creative industries – while also learning how to work autonomously.

With a strong focus on entrepreneurship, the course introduces you to tried-and-tested approaches to building yourself as a successful brand and business. Tailored to reflect the realities of the modern music industry, it gives you access to regular masterclasses, industry events and visits by special guest musicians.

At the conclusion of your year of study with ICMP, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a versatile and confident self-producing creative artist, with the entrepreneurial skills, networking contacts and drive to succeed, and an artistic uniqueness to stand out from the crowd.

SUBJECT TO VALIDATION
Please note, this course is currently subject to validation from the University of East London and module details may change. Successful completion of the Cert HE Creative Musicianship programme would lead to the award of Certificate of Higher Education by the University of East London.

Course details

Subject options

This course offers the following subject options:

  • Bass

Modules

Year 1 (level 4)
• The Creative Practitioner (40cr)
• Performance Practice I (20cr)
• Musical Language & Technique I (20cr)
• Music Industry Structure (20cr)
• Professional Development (20cr)


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 35CB
Institution code I25
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International students will typically hold a relevant equivalent qualification, please check your qualification with our Admissions team. In addition, you should hold a relevant English language qualification equivalent to CEFR Level B2. ICMP are able to sponsor students that require a Tier 4 Visa to study in the UK. For more information on the application process contact enquiries@icmp.ac.uk.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,700 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

We have developed together with valued partners several scholarships and bursaries which supplement our outreach and widening participation activities and enhance access to our courses. Please contact our admissions team for more information.

Provider information

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Institute of Contemporary Music Performance
ICMP
1B Dyne Road
London
NW6 7XG


Course contact details

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ICMP Admissions Team

020 7328 0222