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BA (Hons) Event Management

BIMM Institute
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, London, Manchester

About this program

BA (Hons) Event Management

Develop your passion for events of any kind with BA (Hons) Event Management. The course will teach you all you need for a successful career in the live music and creative industries. You’ll connect with the best people in the business to turn your career ambition into a reality.

You’ll graduate with a comprehensive set of creative business and management skills for a diverse range of potential career routes. These include event promotion and production, tour management, booking agencies, event sustainability, wedding and party planning, sporting events, theatrical production, digital marketing, social media management and many more.

Your day-to-day learning will be practical, relevant and cutting-edge, delivered by experienced and well-connected lecturers in small seminar-based classrooms.

You’ll have access to the most exciting artists, festivals and venues in the business today. There will be countless opportunities to put the skills you learn throughout the course into practice. Plus, you’ll have the chance to flex your entrepreneurial spirit by running events, festivals, club nights and more.

Admission requirements

  • Successful completion of a BIMM admissions assessment.
  • Minimum of 2 A-levels at Grade C or above (64 UCAS points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and normally three GCSEs at a minimum grade C/4, including English Language.
  • IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.

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Program content

Year 1


  • The Creative Industries & You 1: Finding Your Path
  • Event Concept & Design
  • Events and Society
  • Live Music 1: Booking & Promotion


  • Context & Culture of the Creative Industries
  • Event Safety
  • Live Music 2: Events and Tours
  • Marketing & PR

Year 2


  • The Creative Industries & You 2: Collaborative Entrepreneurship
  • Event Enterprise
  • Social Media and Digital Marketing


  • Creativity, Identity & Agency
  • Festival Management

Year 3


  • Final Project
  • Event Sustainability


  • Final Project
  • Creative Industries & You 3: Professional Portfolio

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the institute website for more information.


  • UK students: £9,250 per year
  • International Students: £15,950 per year


Final award: BA (Hons) Event Management

Career paths

Graduates can progress directly to employment in the music industry in roles such as Event Promoter, Tour Manager, Booking Agent, Festival Site Manager, Venue Manager, Artist liaison, Fundraiser, or Digital Marketing and Social Media Manager.

About this institute

BIMM Institute

BIMM Institute is Europe's leading & largest music institute with eight colleges based in vibrant musical cities across the UK, Ireland and Germany. All colleges offer music bachelor and master degree courses in state-of-the-art facilities. Our creative space not only...

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Contact info

BIMM Institute

House of Music / Haus 20
Revaler Straße 99
10245 Berlin

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