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BA (Hons)Music Business

Tuition fee £7,250 per year
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Overview

This course aims to nurture your creative flair while developing core skills as a music business entrepreneur across a wide range of subject areas. You’ll be offered opportunities to build your knowledge of the industry while developing innovative ideas in the context of our city’s uniquely pro-active and inspiring music business culture.

Our well-connected tutors will guide and support you through the teaching of professional development, project management and business skills across areas such as artist management, marketing, music publishing, copyright legislation, the internet and social media, the live industry, music recording and distribution. You’ll also have the opportunity to access to work experience opportunities that will develop your ‘hands-on’ industry knowledge through placements and internships with a wide range of music-focused employers, or be supported in entrepreneurial ventures of your own design.

Manchester’s best gigs, musicians and venues will be right on your doorstep to help you gain a detailed understanding of what the music business is all about. You’ll also be a part of our thriving BIMM community mixing with gifted writers, performers, alumni and music industry professionals. And you never know – with all this talent, you could discover the next big thing right here!

Programme structure

Year 1

CONCERT/EVENT PROMOTION & TOUR MANAGEMENT
LIVE SOUND TECHNOLOGY
ADMINISTRATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MUSIC
ARTIST DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT
MUSIC BUSINESS

Year 2

RESEARCH METHODS
SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY
CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES
ENGAGING WITH INDUSTRY (WBL)
MARKETING & MEDIA
MUSIC PUBLISHING

Year 3

PROFESSIONAL PROJECT
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
ANALYTICAL PERSPECTIVES
MUSIC FUTURES
MUSIC EVENT MANAGEMENT

Career opportunities

Graduates can progress directly to employment in the music industry in entrepreneurial areas such as artist management, A&R, events, marketing, media law, merchandising, music publishing, journalism and tour management. Alternatively, they 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