Do you want to study music, music production, song writing and composing at one of the world's best music schools? Then you've come to the right place.
We offer free study counseling and answer all of your questions about studying at BIMM Institute. Reach out to us and here more about:
- Diploma (1 year)
- Summer School
...at BIMM Institute. We tell you more about the following courses:
- Performance (Drums, Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keyboard)
- Music Production
- Song Writing
- Music Business
- Event Management
- Music Marketing, Media & Communication
- Live Sound and Tour Management
- Popular Music Practice (Master)
Where do you want to study music?
At BIMM you will be part of a creative community that gives you the best opportunity to get the most out of your talent and work in one of the world’s biggest and most celebrated industries. Study either Performance (Drums, Vocals, Guitar, Bass), Music Production, Songwriting, Music Business, Event Management, Live Sound and Tour Management or Music Marketing, Media & Communication at BIMM Institute in one of the following locations:
Whether it’s learning inside the classroom, in a studio, on stage or at a festival, BIMM provides students with all the opportunities they need to achieve their goals through connecting and interacting with the music industry in real-world scenarios.
10 good reasons to study Music at BIMM Institute
1. WE’LL GET YOUR CAREER STARTED
We know how competitive the music industry can be to break into, so we offer committed career planning and support during your time as a student at BIMM.
2. WE’RE IN CITIES WHERE MUSIC MATTERS MOST
BIMM offers a global network that just can’t be matched by any other music college. There’s our five UK-based colleges in London, Brighton, Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham, plus our two German campuses in Berlin and Hamburg… and let’s not forget Dublin.
3. EXPAND YOUR GLOBAL NETWORK
Did you know that you can choose to study your degree across two European BIMM colleges as part of our unique BIMM Study Exchange? You can begin your studies in one city before transferring to another for your second year. For your final year, you can choose to stay or head back to your ‘home’ college!
4. WORLD-CLASS ALUMNI
Over the years, we’ve helped some truly incredible graduates launch successful careers in music. Musicians such as James Bay, George Ezra, The Kooks, Izzy Bizu… to name just a few.
5. QAA COMMENDED ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
BIMM Institute was granted Taught Degree Awarding Powers in the UK by an Order from the Privy Council on 14th March 2019, having demonstrated that it meets the criteria to become a ‘recognised body’ for awarding degrees in the UK. (TU Dublin).
6. MASTERCLASSES WITH GLOBAL SUPERSTARS
To be the best it helps to learn from the best, so we host Masterclasses with some of the world’s finest musicians and music industry experts. Industry legends including Brian May, Chuck D, Imogen Heap, Royal Blood, Nile Rodgers and Josh Homme have graced our BIMM stages.
7. EXPERT LECTURERS
Our BIMM lecturers are not only experts in education, but they’re experienced performers, songwriters and music business professionals who remain an active part of the industry.
8. FIRST-CLASS FACILITIES
From top city locations to the most high-tech industry gear around, BIMM’s facilities are second to none. Whether it’s industry-standard kit from brands such as Ableton, Logic Pro, Marshall, Orange and Yamaha, or top-of-the-range Mac labs, recording studios and rehearsal spaces, you’ll learn how to use our top-quality equipment like a professional.
9. INDUSTRY WORK EXPERIENCE
BIMM students have direct access to the best music industry work experience out there. Whether you’re working in a commercial functions band, undertaking an internship with one of the world’s biggest record labels, or performing at or running a music festival like Glastonbury, Reeperbahn Festival or The Great Escape, you’ll gain incomparable once-in-a-lifetime music industry experience.
10. LIVE PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES
From industry showcases and songwriting nights to acoustic events, there’s always time to get onstage at BIMM. Each BIMM college hosts regular End-of-Term Gigs at the city’s best live venues, giving you the chance to shine in front of family, friends and industry professionals.
Campus life at BIMM Institute
BIMM students all share a passion for music; whether for performance, production, songwriting or entrepreneurship, BIMM students form a creative community that gives them the best opportunity to get the most out of their talent through networking - not only with each other, but with industry and other guests who visit the college.
Each BIMM campus provides state-of-the-art professional facilities, with equipment and software provided by the world’s leading musical instrument manufacturers who actively support and endorse BIMM. It is located in Fulham just a stone's throw from Stamford Bridge - home of the football club Chelsea F.C.
Student accommodation at BIMM
BIMM Institute offers no accommodation on campus, but luckily there are several other great options to choose from.
Students find their own accommodation, and to help them do this quickly and easily, BIMM has compiled a 'city guide' for each location. BIMM can also help them to contact other students who are looking to find housemates through e.g. 'The Accommodation Sharers List', which is sent to students in their Acceptance Pack.
Apply to BIMM Institute
All diploma and degree applications are made via KILROY to BIMM Institute; applicants must be auditioned before a place on a course is recommended. Applicants can choose to attend the audition/assessment in person, or submit a remote assessment (video).General English requirements for BIMM Institute are listed below:
- Diploma: IELTS 6 English Language Qualification (requirement of minimum 5.5 to be achieved in each band).
- Bachelor's Degree: Academic IELTS 6.0 English Language Qualification (requirement of minimum 5,5 to be achieved in each band)
- Master's Degree: Academic IELTS 6,5 English Language Qualification (requirement of minimum 6,0 to be achieved in each band)
We will send you the application form and help you throughout the whole application process.