Great events managers are born at BIMM. Take our fully accredited BA (Hons) degree course and you’ll leave with everything you need to break into the industry, carve out a fast-lane career and put on the events that shake the planet. You bring the spark – and our expert tutors will give you the specialist knowledge, invaluable contacts and an extensive toolkit to unlock every door in the modern music industry.
Perhaps you see yourself as a jet-setting tour manager, leading your favourite band out on a world tour. Maybe you want to run your own respected events agency, or put together your fantasy lineup as the brains behind a major international festival. Whatever ambition brings you to BIMM, our comprehensive courses are laser-focused on bringing your skills and business abilities beyond the levels that employers demand.
This is BIMM. You’d expect the most respected tutors and highest levels of modern music tuition. But your events management course doesn’t end in the classroom. Study at any of five UK colleges and you’ll dive deep into the BIMM community, enjoying a life full of music as you and your peers collaborate on projects, work in the field and hit the town.
If live events are your passion, then BIMM is your launchpad. Take your first step.
WHAT TO EXPECT
All killer. No filler. BIMM’s events management courses are structured to help you develop into an industry professional. Every step of the way, you’ll be guided by our expert tutors – all current and respected figures with years of expertise to pass on. But that doesn’t mean you can’t go off the map, with a varied curriculum designed to prep your skill-set for employment.
For upcoming event managers making their first moves, nothing beats hands-on experience in the field. At BIMM, you’ll learn your craft at the sharp end. Run your own projects from inception to opening night. Collaborate with your peers and industry contacts. Harness our cutting-edge facilities as you sharpen your management and business chops. Complement those experiences with tailored tuition in Event Concept & Design, Live Sound Technology, Administration & Entrepreneurship, Event Logistics & Services, Financial Management & Funding, Events & The Environment and Event Promotion & Digital Media.
Our courses are both academic and rooted in the real world, providing the perfect balance between practical and technical skills, theory and analysis. Beyond the nuts-and-bolts of the business, you’ll be exploring and developing potential career pathways through research and professional projects, while learning the vital industry skills that employers will look for.
You’ll want to plug into one-of-a-kind networking opportunities and collaborate with like-minded movers and shakers during your time on the course. And that couldn’t be easier, with access to the BIMM Connect service letting you hook up fast with students, alumni, bands, songwriters, press agents, managers and fellow promoters.
One size doesn’t fit all – so BIMM’s Event Management course puts you in control, tailoring the content to hit your own personal targets. Dive into your core studies, but don’t forget to max out your skill-set with our five-week, mid-term BIMM Extra mini modules. Choose from topics as varied as Photoshop and Video Editing, Mindfulness Techniques, Essay Writing Skills, Entrepreneurship – and more.