Music Courses

Approved courses in music
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Vocalist degree
Studying music at AMS

Music & Sound Degree

Discover your future in one of the best, most exciting industies in the world, the UK music industry. Whether you end up on or off stage, develop skills and build your experience with us.

  • Our degree is delivered in two parts; a 2 year Foundation Degree in Music & Sound, followed by a 1 year BA(Hons) Top-up year Music & Sound
  • Industry professionals can apply to progress directly onto our 1 year top-up BA(Hons) Music & Sound if they have 5 years industry experience
  • Learn skills to work in different industries alongside music, including advertising, TV and gaming
  • Small class sizes for tailored and personal learning
  • Gain practical skills while building a portfolio of music, contacts and experience
  • Choice to study in more than one of our locations across the UK
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Music qualifications for vocalists
Tutorials in music
Music courses for band members
Drummer qualifications

Level 3 Extended Diploma

RSL Level 3 Extended Diploma for Music Practitioners can help define your music career from the age of 16. Offering an alternative to 6th form or college, be in a creative environment with like-minded musicians.

  • Study guitar, drums, bass, vocals, songwriting or music tech
  • Instrument specific tuition with professional musicians
  • Written by industry specialists and fully accredited by OfQual and DfES
  • Rock School Level 3 qualification, equivalent to 3 A-levels and gain up to 168 UCAS points
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Group music qualifications
Sound production qualifications
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Performance in music degree

Music Courses in Scotland

With centres in Edinburgh and Glasgow, both offering a wealth of exciting opportunities. You can choose to study with us from 16 years old and onwards, or add qualifications to an established career.

  • NC Creative Industries
  • HNC Music Business
  • HNC/HND Music
  • BA (Hons) Top-up Music & Sound
  • M.Mus in Popular Music Performance (Glasgow only)
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Music production courses
Guitarist qualifications
Graduation day at AMS
Music qualifications in performance

AMS Online

We offer flexible online learning solutions to aspiring and professional musicians, producers and music entrepreneurs. Distance learning is a great soloution if you’re travelling, in full time work or unable to get on campus.

  • Study whenever and wherever you like
  • Regular video contact with your course mentor
  • Foundation Degree Music & Sound; the first two years of a BA (Hons)
  • BA (Hons) Music & Sound top-up year
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For enquires at Edinburgh, Exeter, Gateshead, Glasgow, Southampton and Swindon, contact:

Or contact us about our online study options for distance learning: