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BA (Hons) Music Business

BIMM Institute
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Berlin, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Dublin, Hamburg - Show all  

About this program

BA (Hons) Music Business

Nurture your creative flair and build core skills as a music business entrepreneur in this exciting and growing industry.

With BA (Hons) Music Business, you’ll have opportunities to expand your knowledge of the industry across a wide range of subject areas. You will develop an understanding of a broader business context, too, focusing on planning and forecasting, financing, creativity and digital marketing.

Our well-connected lecturers will guide and mentor your professional development. They'll support you in your project management and business skills across areas such as artist management, self-employment, traditional and digital marketing, music publishing, copyright legislation, social media, the live industry, music recording and distribution.

Admission requirements

Minimum of 64 UCAS points, equivalent to:

  • 2 A-levels at Grade C or above, and GCSE English Language at Grade C or above
  • Award of Abitur with overall average grade of 3.0 including a minimum grade of 10 on the English component (Leistungsfach) on the Abitur.
  • BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and normally three GCSEs at a minimum grade C/4, including English Language.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

Year 1

Semester 1

  • The Creative Industries & You 1: Finding Your Path
  • Artist Management
  • The Music Business
  • The Live Music Industry

Semester 2

  • Context & Culture of the Creative Industries
  • Releasing Music
  • Music Publishing
  • Marketing & PR

Year 2

Semester 1

  • The Creative Industries & You 2: Creative Collaboration
  • Business & Enterprise
  • Social Media and Digital Marketing

Semester 2

  • Creativity, Identity & Agency
  • Financing Creativity

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Final Project
  • Audience Experience & Motivation

Semester 2

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

Scholarships & funding

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


  • EU & Swiss Students: €8,450 per year
  • Non-EU & EEAStudents: €13,950 per year


Final award: BA (Hons) Music Business

Career paths

Graduates can progress directly to employment in the music industry in roles such as a DIY Artist/Manager, Record Label Executive, A&R Manager, Publisher, PR and Marketing Manager, or Digital Communications 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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