Applying to BIMM

Student Finance at BIMM Dublin

20th December 2018

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When Notorious B.I.G famously said “Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems” he obviously wasn’t talking about higher education. If you’re applying to BIMM, you’ll most definitely want to have your finances in order, which is why we’ve put together this handy guide to help you look after those pennies.

Course fees & Student Loans

BA (Hons) Commercial Modern Music

Interested in our four year, full-time BA (Hons) Commercial Modern Music? You’ll be glad to hear this course is part of the Free Fees Scheme, so if you’re eligible, you’ll only have to pay the student contribution fee which is currently €3,000 per year.

To check if you are, take a look at the Student Finance website. Detailed information on fees is available from the Student Services at TU Dublin.

You may also be eligible for a student grant towards your undergraduate studies. Student Universal Support Ireland offer funding to Irish, EU and EEA students.

To check your eligibility or find our further information, visit their website.

Course fees for applicants applying from Non-EU countries are currently €11,500 and further information can be found from TU Dublin’s International Office.

Diploma in Professional Musicianship, Diploma in Music and Audio Production and Diploma in Music Business

The course fees for one year part-time diplomas offered at BIMM Dublin are currently €2,200. They’re payable directly to us, with a deposit of €300 required to accept and secure a place on the course.

It is normally not possible to receive SUSI funding towards part-time diplomas. However, a monthly payment plan is available to all students who enrol on these courses.

Our dedicated Finance Team will meet all part-time students on enrolment to discuss their instalment plan. For further information, contact our Admissions Team at [email protected] or call 01 5133 666.

Value for Money

BIMM has a strong position as a private institute offering academic excellence. Plus, all of BIMM’s courses are supplemented with tons of inclusive features such as Masterclasses, FestivalsWork Experience at fantastic music industry organisations, BIMM Connect, BIMM Life, a dedicated A&R team and a faculty of expert lecturers who are still very much active within today’s fast-moving industry.

Scholarships and Awards

BIMM is dedicated to helping musicians and songwriters develop their skills, talent and self confidence and all while gaining a nationally recognised qualification. We’re able to offer a limited number of scholarships and bursaries to talented and dedicated applicants/students who are in financial hardship.

For available scholarships and bursaries, please keep an eye on our website and follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Also, why not see what some of our previous scholarship winners are up to?

Money-saving hints and tips

Naturally, we want all of our students to have as strong a financial position as possible whilst studying with us, which is why we’ve put together this handy rundown on money-saving tips, including how to split utility bills, budget management, finance apps and useful website links. Find out more

Last, but by no means least, don’t forget we have a dedicated Finance Team who can help guide your through the process of paying for course fees. Contact them directly on [email protected] or 00353 1 5133666. 

 

Author

James Watts

Social Media Assistant, Professional Bassist and Music Journalist. Career highlights include performing at some of the UK's premier music festivals, recording in Abbey Road and interviewing Debbie Harry.