These are the courses available at the Academy of Music & Sound Scotland


NC in Creative Industries (Edinburgh Only)

The NC Creative Industries is a SCQF Level 6 course offering a broad introduction to life in the Creative and Music Industries. Through a mixture of classroom learning, project working and real world experience, students will develop essential skills and knowledge in the areas of music performance, music business and music technology.


HNC/HND in Music 2 years.

The HNC/HND Music is an SQA Higher Education (i.e. university-level) qualification that is equivalent to the first two years of an undergraduate degree. The course allows you to focus on music performance and the music industry, and is aimed at singers, guitarists, drummers and bass players.


BA(hons)Performance Industries Top Up 1 year.

The BA (Hons) Performance Industries (Top-Up) has been designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in the music industry. Our BA is in association with The University of Wolverhampton and is equivalent to the 3rd year of a degree. This course is aimed at singers, guitarists, drummers and bass players.


Short Courses.

These courses are available at different times, please tap the Short Courses heading link to see what is currently available.

  • BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Music Technology (Production)
  • Introduction to Employability in the Music Industry