BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance

Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocal

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The BMus Popular Music Performance degree will see you develop your technical performance skills to the highest level, as you gain impressive academic abilities and an entrepreneurial understanding of the music industry. Launch your professional career as a portfolio musician with this highly relevant collaborative degree.

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3 Years

Launch your music career as a professional bass player with this in-depth one-year course. Develop your technical and theoretical bass performance skills to industry-standard, while cultivating your identity as a creative well-rounded performer.

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1 Year

This creative programme explores composition, performance and production in a collaborative environment. It will develop your artistic identity and help establish yourself as music professional.

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3 Years

Across this vibrant one-year MMus course, you’ll progress your already advanced instrumental expertise, musicianship, performance abilities, academic thinking and critical reasoning skills to the highest possible levels.

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1 Year (2 years Part-time)

With ICMP’s one-year CertHE Creative Musicianship course, you’ll begin to explore your artistic identity in the context of the modern music industry, and will develop a solid, practical and creative foundation in performance, composition and the music business.

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1 Year

Performance Summer School

Bass, Drums, Guitar, Vocal

If you’ve always wanted to be a musician, ICMP’s Music Performance Summer School week will catapult you onto centre stage. Perform with others, become more familiar with your instrument, and hone your musical talent.

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5 Days


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Whether you are a young musician just starting out, a student looking to progress, or a gigging musician with years of experience, we have a course for you.

Our offer runs from part-time and short courses, through Diploma, to undergraduate and post-graduate study, so whatever your level of experience, knowledge and skills or skill level we offer a programme which will suit you.


We provide a range of  bass courses, both full time and part time, for bass players keen to improve their skills and knowledge and take their playing and performing to the next level.

For more than 30 years, ICMP has been supporting great bass players as they develop their talents and build successful careers in the industry. 

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At the ICMP we ensure that only the best practitioners, educators and professionals teach on our courses. So by choosing an ICMP course, you can be sure that you will have access to the best and most inspirational teaching to help you achieve your personal goals.

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