Dr. Mark Irwin

Dean of Higher Education

Mark began his career as a performer/songwriter and music producer in the 1980’s working with musicians such as: David Gray, Stereophonics, Morcheeba, Hothouse Flowers, Joe Strummer, Beverly Knight, Tim Finn, Howard Jones, and The Jesus & Mary Chain.

Mark began teaching more than twenty years ago and worked at the University of West London for twelve years, where he was Director of Studies for Music and Performance and Principal Lecturer in Music Technology. Since joining BIMM nine years ago Mark has completed a Doctorate in Education at the University of Sussex; specialising in the practice based pedagogy of popular musicians. Mark’s current role is in the Academic Development and Quality Assurance team (ADQA) leading on learning and teaching, quality assurance/enhancement and educational research.

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