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Learning & Teaching in Creative Industries (MA)

Study Learning & Teaching in Creative Industries (MA) at Europe’s leading provider of music education


If you want to develop yourself academically, creatively and professionally after your degree, BIMM is the place to be.

The British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM) is the largest and leading provider of contemporary music education in Europe. Our students enjoy collaborative experiences, such as exclusive Masterclasses hosted by world-renowned guest artists. Students also engage with the industry on a regular basis and have invaluable opportunities, work experience and industry work placements.

New MA courses for 2019

BIMM is delighted to announce the addition of two innovative Masters Degrees to its already varied range of courses. We offer Popular Music Practice (MA PMP) at London and Learning & Teaching in Creative industries (MA LTCI) at Brighton. Our Masters courses are the highest level of qualification available at BIMM and the best choice if you want to build on your existing bachelor’s degree or professional experience.

Our two Masters Degrees are also flexible. Options include two years part-time for working professionals, or one year full-time for those interested in accelerated learning.

Learning & Teaching in Creative Industries (MA)

Why Learning & Teaching MA?

  • Engage in critical and collaborative development as a creative educator
  • Improve your skills and agency as a teacher, as well as literacy in educational research
  • Suitable for both new and established teachers

The Learning & Teaching in Creative Industries MA is perfect if you’re looking to enter into a teaching career for the first time or if you’re an experienced educator wanting to broaden your knowledge and skills within the field of creative arts education at Further Education and Higher Education levels.

The MA programme will take a person-centred approach and include a balance of expert tuition, experiential workshops and self-guided study. You will learn to analyse your key interests, beliefs and values to expand knowledge in areas such as:

  • Learning and teaching practices
  • Instructional and curricular design
  • Assessment and feedback practices
  • Learning theory and psychology
  • Creative and experiential approaches to learning
  • Critical pedagogy
  • Critical theory and education in society
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Leading and innovating in education
Learning & Teaching in Creative Industries (MA)


Graduates will be qualified to work as teaching practitioners, administrators and leaders in creative arts institutions at Further Education and Higher Education levels. They will also be able to use the course to further self-employed careers such as one-to-one teaching, creative workshops, curriculum consultation or developmental coaching.

Find out more

Visit us, book an Open Day here or visit the MA Learning & Teaching in Creative Industries page on the British & Irish Modern Music Institute (Brighton Campus) website for more information and module details. Fees and funding information can be found here.


Complete our online application form and a member of the team will be in touch to guide you through the process - apply here.


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