BIMM Institute   

  • Europe’s largest and most prestigious music institute: 7000+ students and teaching for over 35 years

  • BIMM Institute locations: London, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester, Berlin, Hamburg and Dublin

  • 83% in employment are working in the music and creative industries six months after graduation. 

Study in England, Germany or Ireland

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.

Location is vital to breaking into the music industry!

  • BIMM has eight colleges where music matters most – London, Berlin, Hamburg, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham and Dublin. 

  • As seven of our eight campuses offer the same degree courses, students can choose, if they wish, to have a two-city experience in the UK and Germany. (If a student chooses to study a one-year diploma first, they can progress onto a degree course at a campus of their choice). 

  • From our latest survey of our students, 83% are working in the music and creative industries six months after graduation. 

  • BIMM Graduates include: James Bay, George Ezra (BRIT Award Winners), The Kooks, Ella Mai (Grammy and Billboard Music Awards winner), Luisa-Christie Walton-Stoev (Influencer Marketing Lead at Atlantic Records UK), Natasha Bent (Paradigm Talent Agency and Agent of the Year Winner 2018). 

Courses at BIMM

One Year Diploma (Foundation Level)

  • Popular Music Performance (Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums)

  • Songwriting

  • Music Production

  • Music Business

Single Honours Degrees

  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance (Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals, Keyboards)

  • BA (Hons) Electronic Music Production

  • BA (Hons) Music and Sound Production

  • BMus (Hons) Songwriting

  • BA (Hons) Music Business

  • BA (Hons) Event Management

  • BA (Hons) Music Marketing, Media and Communication

Joint Honours Degrees (All joint honours programmes are a 50:50 split)

  • BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance & Music Business

  • BA (Hons) Music Production & Music Business

  • BA (Hons) Songwriting & Music Business

  • BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance & Music Production

  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance & Songwriting

  • BA (Hons) Songwriting & Music Production

  • BA (Hons) Music Business & Event Management

  • BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance & Event Management


  • MA Popular Music Practice

  • MA Learning and Teaching in the Creative Industries


Student life

All BIMM campuses have high-end facilities, and state-of-the-art equipment for producing, editing, and composing music. 

There are Masterclasses by ‘Special Guests’ every week as well as many other student events including music industry sessions and live gigs in the city of each campus

BIMM Institute is the ideal school for anyone wishing to succeed in the musical industry. It offers serious and intensive training and teaches its students the necessary skills to live their passion.

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