ICMP, based in London, has been developing and delivering music education and training to students of contemporary music for over 30 years, longer than any other UK school. We pride ourselves first and foremost on the continuing success of our alumni – within 6 months of graduating over 94% of our graduates are in employment or further education*. And in 2017, we know that our graduates were earning an average salary of £24,000* six months after graduating, which is £5,000 higher than other UK music students.**.
The highly practical BA (Hons) Music Business and Entrepreneurship is the first music business degree in the UK to give equal weighting to the concept of ‘entrepreneurship’. This groundbreaking programme promotes enterprise and innovation across all three years, and will see you work on real-world industry projects, all with the aim of encouraging your natural creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.
With the BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship degree, you’ll become more than a musician. This music degree will help you develop and refine your unique artistic identity, guiding you towards success as a highly-skilled creative artist.Through theoretical and practical exploration of composition, performance and music production, you’ll hone your technical understanding of musical language to take your next steps towards a career in music and the creative industries. The degree is suitable for all musicians and caters for a range of different instruments, including guitar, bass, drums, vocals, keyboards, saxophones, harps, and many more options.
The BA (Hons) Songwriting course is a practically focused, industry-aligned course designed for those looking to become a professional songwriter. As a specialist music industry education provider, we don’t attempt to ‘teach’ you how to write songs but, instead, guide you through a structured and personalised journey that enables you to develop your own individual writing ability and creative style.
The BA (Hons) Creative Music Production course is a thorough, well-rounded exploration of both the practical and theoretical aspects of music production, and has been specifically designed for those looking to launch a career as a professional music producer.
BMUS (HONS) POPULAR MUSIC PERFORMANCEGUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCAL The BMus Popular Music Performance degree combines personalised learning, creative collaboration and a performance-focussed approach to allow you to achieve your technical aspirations, whilst developing a long-lasting career as a diverse and, most importantly, employable professional musician.
ICMP’s Masters in Songwriting course is London’s first and only songwriting-specific postgraduate Masters programme. Highly creative and personalised, it’s designed to enable students to examine, explore and focus on both their practical songwriting and songwriting education.
Our vibrant one-year postgraduate music course combines the development of advanced performance, musicianship and instrumental talents with innovative academic skills, such as critical thinking, research and independent learning.
The MA Creative Music Production is a highly practical postgraduate degree where you will identify, examine and refine your creative music production process. The programme is specifically designed to develop and focus your unique sonic signature, and will see you gain proficiency in professional mixing and mastering within the context of sound and creativity.