Course Description

Foundation Diploma in Music Business

BIMM Institute Dublin

The BIMM Institute Dublin Diploma in Music Business is designed to provide students with a skillset specifically aimed at future employment in fields as diverse as Music Promotion and Marketing, Artist Management, Tour Management, Physical and Digital Music Distribution, e-commerce in the Music Industry, Music Publishing and Recording, Live Music Events and Touring and PROs.

The course is perfectly suited to individuals with no prior knowledge of the industry who wish to use it as a springboard for further study or entrepreneurship.

It also offers music industry professionals and musicians the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the business side of their careers on a part-time basis, while continuing their professional practice.

An extensive range of tutorials, Masterclasses and industry workshops will complement the curriculum. This ensures that students are fully supported and connected to the existing BIMM community of artists and performers. You’ll also be exposed to a wider network of industry opportunities.

This course, like all qualifications at BIMM Institute Dublin, is delivered by tutors with experience working at the highest levels of the music business. This ensures that our delivery of this qualification will be distinctive, relevant and uniquely cutting-edge.

The course is fully validated by BIMM University and successful completion will gain you 60 CATS credits at Level 4 in the National Framework of Qualifications for England & Northern Ireland.

This is the equivalent to 30 ECTS credits at Level 6 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications.

It’s a great gateway to taking your first steps in a music industry career.

College Name BIMM Institute Dublin
Course Category Dance, Music & Theatre Performance, Music
Course Type Onsite
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Start Date 30th September 2023
Course End Date 31st May 2024
Course Fee €2,450
Course Duration one year
Course Times Part-time
Title of Awarding Foundation Diploma in Music Business
Entry Requirements The minimum entry requirements for this course are a successful interview and one subject at Leaving Cert level, or one module at QQI Level 5. The primary entry requirement for mature applications is interview only.
Career Path Graduates can progress directly to a career in the music industry in entrepreneurial areas such as artist management, A&R, events, marketing, media law, merchandising, music publishing, journalism and tour management.
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