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BA (Hons)Professional Musicianship (Bass Guitar)

Tuition fee £7,250 per year
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Overview

At BIMM Brighton, we understand that live performance is the key to you becoming a great bass player, so you’ll spend a lot of time on stage to help you develop and find your niche as a performer.

You’ll also further hone your skills by receiving tuition in bass techniques, music theory and styles across a wide range of genres from pop and punk to folk and funk.

The degree 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.

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 bass fan too, as you attend unique Masterclasses by some of the best bass players and musicians in the world.

So to make your way as a bassist, connect with us, and we’ll connect you to a life in music.

Programme structure

YEAR 1

All students take the following core modules in their first year of study. Module names and structure may be subject to change.

ESSENTIAL STYLES
TECHNIQUES
APPLIED MUSIC BUSINESS
ARTIST DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
LIVE PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP
MUSIC THEORY AND NOTATION

YEAR 2

All students take the following core modules in their second year of study, plus one optional module. Module names and structure may be subject to change.

RESEARCH METHODS
PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANSHIP
CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES
PERFORMANCE IN CONTEXT
APPLIED MUSIC THEORY AND CRITICAL LISTENING
OPTIONALSTUDIO MUSICIANSHIP
OPTIONALSTUDIO RECORDING
OPTIONALMUSIC BUSINESS STUDIES
OPTIONALMUSIC PUBLISHING

YEAR 3

All students take the following core modules in their third (and final) year of study, plus one optional module. Module names and structure may be subject to change.

PROFESSIONAL PROJECT
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
ANALYTICAL PERSPECTIVES
ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
OPTIONALMUSIC TEACHING PRACTICE
OPTIONALSOLO PERFORMANCE
OPTIONALMUSIC THEORY AND ANALYSIS
OPTIONALONLINE MUSIC

Career opportunities

Graduates can progress directly to employment in the music industry in roles such as solo performer, band member, session musician, backing vocalist or songwriter, or can continue their study with a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching at BIMM Brighton or a Masters Degree..

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States