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BIMM University BMus (Hons) Songwriting
BIMM University

BMus (Hons) Songwriting

3 Years


Full time

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Sep 2024

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Explore your creativity and develop an in-depth knowledge of your art and the industry with our BMus (Hons) Songwriting course. You’ll learn all about this music industry cornerstone. You’ll focus on areas such as lyricism and aesthetics, creating music with technology, and music publishing.

This course is available at BIMM Music Institute in the UK (Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, London, Manchester) and BIMM University Berlin (Germany).

Whichever Songwriting course you choose, you can expect to develop a deeper knowledge of your art and the industry that surrounds it. And, because we’ve closely consulted with industry professionals, you can expect a course that’s highly relevant and able to nurture the skills and behaviors needed for success in the industry.

You’ll spend time on stage throughout your course, establishing your identity as a performer and discovering what it takes to connect with an audience. In the classroom, you’ll focus on your technique and processes to help you find your niche as a songwriter.

You’ll learn songwriting-specific topics as well as ones that provide a broader overview of the industry.

You’ll learn core topics within your first year, such as:

The Creative Industries and You 1:

  • Finding Your Path
  • Songwriting Techniques
  • Songwriting Skills for Ensemble
  • Collaboration and Performance

At BIMM University, we don’t believe that ‘one size fits all’. That’s why our Songwriting undergraduate course puts you in control. First, you’ll learn the necessary employability skills and find where you’ll fit within the industry. Then, you can customize your studies through our range of optional modules.

Our optional modules are designed to help you become the multifaceted professional the industry is looking for. You’ll expand your knowledge in other areas as well as refine your course to focus on a specific path. Ultimately, our courses help you reach your personal and professional goals

Key Facts

  • Mode of attendance: Full-time
  • Length of course: This course is taught as a three-year course at levels four, five, and six.
  • Awarding institution: BIMM University
  • Campus delivery: London, Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Berlin
  • UCAS code: 3C45
  • Language of study: English
  • Final award: BMus (Hons) Songwriting
  • Admissions Criteria: Minimum of 2 A-levels at Grade E or above (32 UCAS points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and normally three GCSEs at a minimum grade C/4, including English Language.


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