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Bass Guitar (Hons) professional musicianship, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Berlin, Germany
If you’re a bass player who loves performing live or recording in the studio, then the BA Bass Guitar (Hons) professional musicianship offered at BIMM Institute Berlin will help turn your passion for music into a career.
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Overview

The Bass Guitar (Hons) professional musicianship programme combines instrumental study with the opportunity to develop collaborative and entrepreneurial skills while performing a wide range of original and adapted music.

At BIMM Institute Berlin , we understand that live performance is the key to you becoming a great bass player, so you’ll spend a lot of time on stage to help you develop and find your niche as a performer. You’ll participate in weekly Live Performance Workshops (LPWs) in all three years, performing with your fellow students while receiving expert guidance from highly skilled BIMM tutors.

You’ll explore and develop your potential career pathways through research and professional projects, learning the essential skills required to work successfully in the music industry.

Through a range of optional modules, including Showcase, Music for the Moving Image, Creative Technology Applications and Music Pedagogy in Practice, you can tailor the degree to fit your own personal goals.

Above all, the BA (Hons) Professional Musicianship offers an opportunity for you to explore your creative side as a musician, encouraging you to experiment with your style, try new things and push yourself to become the most unique and original individual artist you can be. As a graduate you’ll be ready to pursue a range of different career options, including artist, band leader, band member and arranger/composer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essential styles 
  • Techniques applied 
  • Music business 
  • Artist development and entrepreneurship 
  • Live performance workshop 
  • Music theory and notation 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade E or above (32 UCAS Points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and five GCSEs at a minimum grade of C/4, including English Language. Overseas students where English is not their native language must meet a minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0. We require a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13950 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7950 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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