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If you have a passion for events of any kind, then BA (Hons) Event Management will not only teach you all you need for a successful career in the live music and creative industries, but will also ensure that you connect with the best people in the business to turn that career ambition into a reality. No previous experience in events required; just excitement, drive and commitment to succeed!
The course will equip you with a comprehensive set of creative business and management skills across a diverse range of potential career paths, such as:
Festival Site Management
- Social Media Management and much more
Your day-to-day learning will be practical, relevant and cutting-edge, and delivered by experienced and well-connected tutors in small seminar-based classrooms. You’ll learn important transferable skills to help you succeed in the world of events, from booking artists and arranging tours, to high-level technical knowledge of social media and digital marketing.
You’ll have countless opportunities to use skills learned on the course to put on events, festivals, club nights and more. You’ll be part of our thriving BIMM community, mixing with gifted performers, writers, alumni and music industry professionals. Plus, with our dedicated Careers Team, you’ll have the chance to get stuck in with various internships across all parts of the industry; including festivals like Brighton Pride and Glastonbury, or world-renowned live booking agencies like 13 Artists and CAA.
It’s our direct access to artists, festivals and venues that really sets the BA (Hons) Event Management degree apart from others available – and is one of the many features which will equip you for a long and successful career in the events industry.
So, what are you waiting for? To make your way as a live events promoter, connect with us, and we’ll connect you to a life in music.
BIMM are currently reviewing course provision for September 2020 entry. Applicants will be notified of changes once they have been confirmed
Concert/Event Promotion and Tour Management
Live Sound Technology
Administration and Entrepreneurship
Introducing Event Management
Event Concept and Design
Engaging with Events (WBL)
Events and the Audience
Marketing and Media
Event Logistics and Services
Events in Context
Financial Management and Funding
Event Promotion and Digital Media
Events and the Environment
You will be assessed in the following ways:
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||BIMM Manchester|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
We accept applications for year 2 entry. You must have obtained or be studying towards achieving 120 credits achieved in a suitable Level 4 qualification. - Programme Specifications of programme previously or currently studying. - Module documentation of all modules completed (including all Learning Outcomes) - Transcript(s) awarded for programme previously or currently studying. Applicants must also attend an assessment and be recommended as suitable for year 2 entry. Please note: Course provision is subject to change for entry in September 2020. Please contact the admissions department to discuss in more detail
UK Campuses 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. Berlin and Hamburg Applicants requiring a study VISA must ensure that one is awarded before travelling to Berlin or Hamburg to begin the course. Students cannot under any circumstances start at BIMM Berlin and BIMM Hamburg using a tourist VISA, even if the decision on your study VISA is pending. If your application is unsuccessful, please let us know and we will investigate the situation for you. For more information on the EU visa application process please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
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
|Cambridge English Advanced||C||Overall score no lower than 178, with no lower than 170 achieved in each band|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||Over all score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in each Band|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7,650 *||Year 1|
|EU||£7,650 *||Year 1|
|International||£13,150 *||Year 1|
|England||£7,650 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7,650 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£7,650 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£7,650 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Each academic year, we’re able to offer 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 2020