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Bachelor of Arts and Entertainment Management

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MASTER THE ESSENTIALS OF ARTS & MUSIC BUSINESS 

In the Bachelor of Arts and Entertainment Management, you will master the essentials of the arts and music business – from marketing and artist management to music business economics and law, entrepreneurship, economics, business planning, digital promotions, publishing, organisational behaviour and music law.  

COLLABORATE AND LEARN FROM EXPERTS 

The Bachelor of Arts and Entertainment Management program balances your theoretical courses with practical, real-world training. You will learn how to collaborate with writers, producers and performers across our diverse music programs, and build a resilient set of capabilities for the rapidly changing music industry. 

BUILD KEY RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY 

You will also make key relationships and build your network via our internship program. You will emerge with the leadership, business design and innovation skills required to successfully manage contemporary organisations in the economy’s commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors. Whether you want to run your own business or join established music companies – you will be ready with the skills to succeed. 

DURATION

3 year full-time or equivalent part-time study

INTAKES

February, September

Location

Melbourne, Sydney

Fees

Domestic and International
FEE-HELP eligible

CODES

CRS 1401244
Bachelor 109394E 

Fees

Domestic and International
FEE-HELP eligible

CODES

CRS 1401244
Bachelor 109394E 

“Studying the Bachelor of Entertainment Management opened a vast array of possibilities and facets of the music industry that I didn’t know existed before I started here.” 

Jackson Christie
Jackson Christie
Bachelor of Entertainment Management

At the conclusion of your course, you will gain an industry-recognised qualification with multiple career opportunities such as: 

  • Entrepreneur 
  • Booking Agent 
  • Grants Officer 
  • Media Officer 
  • Sales Officer 
  • Artist Manager 
  • Event Manager 
  • Marketing Manager 
  • Label Manager 
  • A&R Manager 
  • Venue Manager 
  • Licensing Manager 
  • Promotions Manager 
  • Tour Manager 
  • Business Development Manager 
  • Communications Manager 
  • Sponsorship Manager 
  • Producer 
  • Business Analyst 
  • Research Advisor 
  • Policy Advisor 
  • Promoter 

 

 Learn more about how AIM helps you to succeed View Career Opportunities.

course overview

Try a Diploma of Arts and Entertainment Management (Pathway into Bachelor of Arts and Entertainment Management) 

Not sure about a full three-year degree? See how you like tertiary music studies with a one-year Diploma. You will discover where you fit in the music business, and build foundational academic skills for your career. Your Diploma is an industry-recognised qualification. If you decide to continue into a Bachelor of Arts and Entertainment Management degree, we will credit your completed Diploma courses and place you in the Bachelor program as a second-year student.

To gain entry into the Bachelor of Arts & Entertainment Management, you must be: 

  • Under the age of 21 years old and 
  • Have already achieved the Guaranteed ATAR/Clearly-In ATAR (60.00 or higher)

If you are over 21 years old or have not achieved an ATAR of 60.00 or higher, you must provide a portfolio including a CV and cover letter. Your portfolio may also include:  

  • References  
  • School reports  
  • Awards and certificates

Applicants may be required to attend an interview. 

AND 

Must have achieved ONE of the following:  

  • Satisfactory completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Year 12 Certificate in the last 2 years (such as HSC or VCE*) and satisfy the minimum English language entry of a Band 3 in HSC English Standard (or equivalent)  
  • Satisfactory completion of IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma qualification in the past 2 years  
  • Satisfactory completion of an AQF VET qualification (Certificate IV and above, or equivalent as assessed by DET)  
  • Satisfactory completion of at least 6 months full-time tertiary study (AQF level 5 or higher)  
  • Be a mature age student (21 years or older)  

*NOTE: Completion of Senior VCAL (Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning) does not meet these requirements.  

Need Further Information?  View Entry Requirements Domestic or Entry Requirements International. 

Would you like to talk about your options for entry? Email us admissions@aim.edu.au  

LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS

To reach your potential as a musician, you need to learn from experts. Explore who you will study under.

  • David Rogerson

    Academic Lecturer

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    In a career spanning 30 years, David Rogerson has experienced every facet of the radio and media communications industry. He has seen action as a Group Program Director, a National Marketing Manager and Company Director. He was most recently the Group Director for Programming and Content at Grant Broadcasters.

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  • Anastasia Fai

    Academic Lecturer

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    Anastasia Fai is a leading Australian entrepreneur and company director. A graduate of AIM herself, she also has an MBA from Melbourne Business School.

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  • April Albert

    Academic Lecturer

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    April Albert is an international performer, theatre maker and academic. As an artist, she specialises in creating politically engaged performance in a range of contexts and settings. Her solo performance work explores how the historical and cultural resonates in our current social and political experiences.

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  • Matto Lucas

    Academic Lecturer

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    Matto Lucas is an Australian artist, photographer, creator, curator and art facilitator working within mixed and digital media, with a preference for photography and performance. In 2013 Lucas was awarded a Lifetime Membership to Midsumma for his continuous work and commitment as a visual artist within the LGBTQI community.

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  • Tim Kelly

    PROGRAM DIRECTOR (BEM)

    tim kelly

    Tim Kelly is a music lover, marketeer, and management specialist.  His journey through the music industry has included stints as a fanzine editor, tour manager, recording artist, independent label co-founder, marketing executive and managing director. He is now a full-time educator specialising in the business of music and entertainment.

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    Academic Lecturer

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    April Albert is an international performer, theatre maker and academic. As an artist, she specialises in creating politically engaged performance in a range of contexts and settings. Her solo performance work explores how the historical and cultural resonates in our current social and political experiences.

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  • Lauren Neko

    Academic Lecturer

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    Lauren Neko is an electronic music artist and creative industries educator. A talented writer, DJ, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer, Lauren has played on numerous international stages, festivals, clubs and galleries. She embraces a radical use of colour in all of her performances.   Lauren’s work is inspired by 80s disco and the 90’s Rave/House scene. She embodies the radical self-acceptance that was at the forefront of both these underground movements […]

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  • Simone Parrott

    Academic Lecturer

    simone parrott

    With extensive experience as a Theatrical Producer, Event Producer, Arts Administrator and Tour Manager, Simone has worked across all facets of live performance for more than 25 years.   Her work has spanned musical theatre, concert presentations, theatrical productions and special events. Credits include The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Rent, Singin in the Rain, Oliver!, Cabaret, Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the XXVII Olympiad, Jose Carreras, […]

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  • Matt Donlevy

    Academic Lecturer

    matt donlevy

    Matt Donlevy is a legend in the world of Australian music publishing. He started his career at Castle music publishing – a subsidiary of EMI – before moving to ATV Northern Songs, the legendary home of the Beatles catalogue.  Matt moved to Peermusic, the World’s largest independent publisher, where he was promoted to Managing Director and then Regional Director for S.E. Asia. Matt was also a Director for Australasian […]

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  • Kim Thomas

    Academic Lecturer

    kim thomas

    Previous manager of The Whitlams, Kim brings his immense knowledge of touring, marketing and management – combined with his specialist skills in music accounting and funding – to every class he teaches within the Bachelor of Entertainment Management degree.

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  • Sarita DeGruchy

    Academic Lecturer

    sarita degruchy

    Sarita DeGruchy is an former radio executive with extensive experience working in one of the most competitive markets in the world. Now resident in Sydney, she brings her global experience to the students of AIM. A graduate of the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK (BA, Honours) she went on to enjoy a lengthy career […]

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