BIMM Institute opens the doors to the music industry. We encourage creative freedom, provide real-world industry experiences and build a community across our eight colleges in the UK, Germany and Ireland.
BIMM is located at some of the most diverse and creative cities across the UK and Europe: London, Brighton, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol (UK), Berlin, Hamburg (Germany), Dublin (Ireland). Students have the option to study their course in more than one city (UK & Germany).
Students are given access to unrivalled industry connections, experienced lecturers who live and breathe the world of music and the chance to choose from specialist courses such as Performance, Songwriting, Music Production, Event Management, Music Marketing, Media and Communication and Music Business – as well as joint honours degrees like Music Performance & Music Production and Songwriting & Music Business.
For over 35 years, BIMM students have turned their passions into their career. We have some incredible alumni like George Ezra, James Bay, Ella Mai, Fontaines D.C., The Kooks and Natasha Bent who walked through BIMM’s doors and into the music industry.
Location: BIMM is located at some of the most diverse and creative cities across the UK and Europe: London, Brighton, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol (UK), Berlin, Hamburg (Germany), Dublin (Ireland). Students have the option to study their course in more than one city (UK & Germany).
Unique courses: Designed and developed in conjunction with the music industry. This ensures that what you learn while studying with us is 100% relevant for when you make the move into the workplace.
Expert lecturers: BIMM Lecturers are all creative professionals still active in the industry today.
Personal Tutor Program: BIMM Lecturers providing individual student support.
The BIMM Mentor Scheme: Support from recent BIMM Alumni in your first year.
Networking: Masterclasses and industry events with the world’s tops music professionals and employers.
Talent Match: A free service for music industry employers which sources new talent (BIMM Graduates) for the creative industries.
BIMM Extra: Learn more skills over five weekly sessions. Subjects include: Pro Tools/Logic for Beginners, Social Media Marketing, Branding, Bookkeeping, Essential Digital Visual Software, Working the Press and International Music and Business for no additional cost.
BIMM Connect: Social networking platform for BIMM community of music students and graduates.
Real Experience: In addition to inside BIMM, students have the opportunity to perform/work at famous music venues and festivals around the UK and Europe.
BIMM Study Exchange: Students can complete their music course in two different European cities by splitting their studies across two of our BIMM colleges in London, Berlin, Hamburg, Brighton, Manchester, Bristol or Birmingham.
BIMM Institute locations :
- London, Brighton, Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham (UK)
- Berlin and Hamburg (Germany)
- Dublin (Ireland)
Two-city experience in the UK and Germany available.
BA (Hons) in Commercial Modern Music:
EU students: This course is part of the Free Fees Scheme, so if you’re eligible, you’ll only have to pay the student contribution fee which is currently €3,000 and also apply for the local SUSI grant to cover this.
non-EU students: €13,500
BA (Hons) Music Business:
EU students: €4,400
EU students: €6,000
Payments in installments are possible.
Private student accommodation
The amount you’ll pay very much depends upon the type of accommodation you choose – for example, the privacy of a one-bedroom apartment will cost considerably more than a three-bedroom flatshare, e.g. Student Halls range varies from €600 to €1100 or for House/Flat Share it could be around €574 to €1100
Letting Agents may have additional fees for: Drawing up contracts/Administration charge, Reference fees, Inventory fees, Ask what charges you will have to pay before you enter into an agreement with them.
You could find a number of existing house shares in Dublin where you could join an established group of people.
Please see the Dublin Accommodation Guide for more information.
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LIVING COSTS IN DUBLIN
The estimated cost of living in Ireland for a student for one academic year is €7,000 to €12,000 per year. This includes rent, electricity, food, books, laundry and medicine, as well as travel passes and social expenses, but excludes tuition fees.
You can also see Education in Ireland page for more information.
WHEN TO APPLY (for Autumn 2021)
BA (Hons) Commercial Modern Music Program
Applications open from November and close at 5.15pm on 1st February each year. We encourage all applicants to apply before the 1st February deadline due to the audition requirement for this course.
Auditions will begin in March and continue through to May.
BA (Hons) Music Business
The deadline to apply is 31st July 2021 for September 2021
WELCOME TO DUBLIN
A city with music at its very core. Every night of the week, you’ll hear the sound of live music pulsing across the city.
Music is a living part of the city’s identity with music venues on every corner. This is a city to hear international acts at the 3Arena and the Academy one night or local bands, DJs and artists onstage at one of the hundreds of legendary venues, bars, pubs and clubs any other night of the week.
All-round hero and half of the formidable ‘Le Boom’, Aimie Mallon shows us around her 5 STAPLE venues of Dublin’s exciting music scene.
Read more about life in Berlin on BIMM website
Interested? To learn more about the university, your study options, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.