Bachelor of Music - Arts Management


Program Description

Your Bachelor of Music in Arts Management Will Speak Volumes.

  • Learn how to build a creative business: management, promotion, marketing, and communications, entertainment law, economics and finance
  • Grow your industry networks and graduate with real-world experience as part of your industry internship
  • Collaborate and perform with artists in other AIM courses to feed your creativity and better understand the artist’s side of the business
  • Tap into a wide range of genres, styles, and sounds and diversify your knowledge of music theory, history, and culture
  • Graduate ready to work in the arts, music and entertainment industry, the not-for-profit sector, small business, and international marketplace
  • Be taught and mentored by high-caliber industry professionals in a supportive, creative environment. Learn from teachers who are actively shaping the entertainment industry and can show you the best and latest practices across a diverse and evolving art landscape

Subject streams

Our subject streams in Arts Management combine music business education with performance studies:

  1. Arts & entertainment management: A thorough grounding for a broad range of managerial roles across the arts, music and entertainment industries.
  2. Associated studies & electives: Develop your ability to critique and contextualise a variety of genres; cultivate your performance skills and collaborate with up-and-coming artists as part of an ensemble; sharpen your understanding of entertainment law, contracts and negotiations; explore more by choosing electives from other music study streams or focusing on specific areas of entertainment management.


Our electives will enhance your degree, feed your creativity and add to your learning experience

Shape your experience at AIM. You can choose electives from any of AIM’s other Bachelor of Music study streams: contemporary, composition & music production, musical theatre, audio and classical. Or you can hone in on specific areas of arts management, including:

  • Tour Management
  • Artist & Repertoire Management
  • Musical Journalism
  • Stage & Production Management
  • Visual Media & Design Skills
  • Making Money in the Entertainment Industry

Internship Opportunities

Graduate with entertainment contacts and proven experience – our internship opportunities can set you up for a successful career

In this gig, who you know is just as important as what you know. The final year of your degree includes an industry internship, which often leads to offers of employment. Your internship in the B Music Arts Management will help you to:

  • Develop and expand your industry network
  • Put your professional skills into practice
  • Gain unique insights into the dynamics of the art environment, including managerial and organizational issues
  • Grow in confidence and make an immediate impact in a real industry workplace
  • Establish a CV with industry references
  • Get your foot in the door for paid employment that matches your passion

Our industry internship partners include:

  • Universal Music
  • Warner Music Australia
  • Sony Music
  • Secret Sounds
  • TMRW Music (formerly known as Ministry of Sound)
  • Architects of Entertainment
  • Elefant Traks
  • Sony ATV
  • Oxford Art Factory
  • Source Music

Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent via an alternative pathway - see Who can Apply below
  • English Language Proficiency IELTS 6.0 (International Students only)
  • Digital Portfolio submitted – see Portfolio Details below
  • Proof of basic knowledge of at least one Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
  • Supporting documents: - identification (passport or birth certificate)
  • Resume covering prior music and production experience

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Artist Manager
  • A&R Manager
  • Music Publisher
  • Concert, Tour & Festival Promoter
  • Entertainment Publicist
  • Event Manager
  • Recording Artist
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Venue Manager
  • Commercial Sponsorships Coordinator
Last updated Sep 2019

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About the School

Building on 50 years as an education provider, the Australian Institute of Music (AIM) is Australia’s largest tertiary music institution.

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