|Study location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£7,250 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Audition/assessment is a part of admission process
At BIMM Birmingham, 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.
All students take the following core modules in their first year of study. Module names and structure may be subject to change.
APPLIED MUSIC BUSINESS
ARTIST DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
LIVE PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP
MUSIC THEORY AND NOTATION
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.
PERFORMANCE IN CONTEXT
APPLIED MUSIC THEORY AND CRITICAL LISTENING
OPTIONAL – STUDIO MUSICIANSHIP
OPTIONAL – STUDIO RECORDING
OPTIONAL – MUSIC BUSINESS STUDIES
OPTIONAL – MUSIC PUBLISHING
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.
OPTIONAL – MUSIC TEACHING PRACTICE
OPTIONAL – SOLO PERFORMANCE
OPTIONAL – MUSIC THEORY AND ANALYSIS
OPTIONAL – ONLINE MUSIC
Graduates can progress directly to employment in the music industry in roles such as producer, DJ, sound engineer, film and television composer and computer music designer, or they can continue their study with a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching at BIMM Brighton or a Master’s Degree elsewhere.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.