BIMM (British and Irish Modern Music Institute) has colleges in six cities where music matters most – London, Berlin, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester and Dublin and is proud to be the largest and leading provider of contemporary music education in the UK and Europe.

·       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.

·       Nearly 80% of BIMM graduates make a living solely from the music industry.

·       BIMM graduates include The Kooks, Tom Odell, George Ezra and James Bay.


BIMM has over 5,500 students, all of whom have access to a range of amazing opportunities as part of their aligned network of campuses.

 BIMM offers unrivalled access to the $50bn global music industry via regular collaborative experiences, including weekly Masterclasses with internationally renowned guest artists, gigs at small and large scale venues, access to industry A&R panels, connectivity with the thriving festival circuit, and the production of the annual BIMM albums.

Dublin Campus

Dublin has a long history of embracing creativity and celebrating diversity with a passion for live music, a large student population and one of Europe’s most vibrant arts scenes.  


Fee for Degree: 

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. To check if you are, take a look at the Student Finance website.


Fee for Diploma: 

For the academic year 2019/2020, fees for this course are €2,200. They’re payable directly to BIMM Dublin, with a deposit of €300 required to accept and secure a place on the course.

Shannon College of Hotel Management, founded in 1951, is a Recognised College of the National University of Ireland and offers Bachelors Business Degrees in International Hotel Management. The college is specialised and focused, offering just three programmes. The college’s ethos of ‘Commitment to Excellence’ is reflected throughout the college campus, courses, teaching, services and work placement opportunities. Each year, just 100 new students begin their careers at Shannon College. Graduates receive the only degree in hotel management awarded by the National University of Ireland. Graduates are also recognised by the Institute of Hospitality (IoH), the International Hotel and Restaurant Association and the Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI).

The essence of hotel management education at Shannon College is balancing business and management education with a thorough grounding in all practical aspects of the hotel industry. Overall, Year 1 students have nearly 30 contact hours of lecturing each week; over half of which is in practical training. The students rotate between five practical groups; culinary, food science, restaurant service, accommodation services and information technology; spending two weeks in each before rotating to the next. With our training kitchen and training restaurant, students develop attention to detail to match the work standards found in the world’s top hotels.

Work Placement

Students earn academic credits for their work placements, which are a compulsory element of the degree courses. Shannon College’s Placement Manager administers and monitors the work placement process. Partner hotel companies visit Shannon College to meet and interview students throughout the academic year.


1. BBS

Bachelor of Business Studies (International Hotel Management)

2. BComm

Bachelor of Commerce with NUI Diploma in International Hotel Management

3. MSc Business and Hospitality

The two BA degree courses are quite similar. They both provide rounded management training, relevant industry experience and a solid business basis, which make Shannon graduates among the most sought after by hotels and hospitality employers.