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In the Bachelor of Music – Arts Management, you will learn to manage other artists, grow your career as a self-managed independent artist, or run a business in the music industry. You will learn to be a creative artist who can run their own career in the music business. 

The Arts Management specialisation combines music practice with business, giving you incredible skills to navigate the modern music landscape.  


Through the Bachelor of Music – Arts Management program, you will develop your skills as a creative artist, while learning the business skills that lead to long-term success in the music industry. You will learn how to become an artist-entrepreneur. 

You will learn from accomplished music mentors, have access to industry experts for artistic guidance, and study the business essentials like entrepreneurship, economics, marketing, business planning, digital promotions, publishing, organisational behaviour and music law. 


3 years full-time, 6 years part-time


February, May, September 




Domestic and International
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Domestic and International
FEE-HELP Available


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“I’m not scared to go out into the real world and put the things I’ve learnt into practice, because I’ve already done them at AIM 

Mariana Garcia
Bachelor of Music - Arts Management

The modern music industry is comprised of many different activities and roles.  At the conclusion of your course, you’ll understand the differences between these roles, you’ll be able to communicate effectively with industry professionals and demonstrate initiative in a variety of contexts.  You’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to explore a range of career options including: 

Career Opportunities  

  • Artist Manager 
  • A&R Manager 
  • Music Publisher 
  • Concert, Tour & Festival Promoter 
  • Entertainment Publicist 
  • Event Manager 
  • Recording Artist 
  • Marketing & Sales 
  • Performer 
  • Producer
  • Venue Manager

Learn more about how AIM helps you to succeed
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There are nine stages of learning in total. Three stages are completed each year (called a Study Period). The course has three distinct subject areas: 

  1. Management: Including units such as: Artist Management, Event Management, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, International and Domestic Business, Publishing, Strategic Partnership, Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law, Digital Marketing. 
  2. Music: Including units such as: Music Ensemble, Music Theory, Critical Studies (in depth elective studies of specific music genres). 
  3. Electives: Choose from a vast array of electives in either management or music to enhance or refine your learning. 

Applicants are required to provide a portfolio of two musical items. This may include any of the following forms of evidence: 

  • A recorded visual or audio performance 
  • A recorded original composition 
  • A PDF score of an original composition or arrangement 
  • A handwritten score of an original composition or arrangement 
  • An audio mix of a musical work

These can be submitted digitally.

Applicants may be required to attend an interview. Applicants may also request an interview. 

Would you like to talk about your options for entryEmail us enquiries@aim.edu.au 


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

  • Anastasia Fai

    Academic Lecturer

    anastasia fai

    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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  • Matto Lucas

    Academic Lecturer

    matto lucas

    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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  • David Rogerson

    Academic Lecturer

    dave rogerson

    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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