Ready To Start Your Music Career?

Specialists in music performance & production education since 1994 – AMS prepares you for a career in the modern music industry. With highly-recognised, funded qualifications and options to study in-centre or online.

We currently have students completing undergraduate music programmes at our centres in Gateshead and Exeter, plus we are accepting applications for undergraduate and postgraduate courses through AMS online starting January 2024 and September 2024. There are no courses on offer in Scotland anymore.

We have established centres in Exeter, Gateshead, and online (AMSonline), and a teaching staff made up of music industry professionals with close-knit connections to their local music scenes – we have several options for you to build your career in music.

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AMS Online

AMS online was established in 2019. The supported distance learning arm of the Academy of Music & Sound, specialising in bespoke online HE music qualifications.

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Foundation Degree in Music & Sound

An online undergraduate course validated by the University of West London. The Foundation Degree in Music and Sound is eligible for student finance, and designed for musicians of all disciplines. Take your next steps in music and hone an understanding of the modern music industry.

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BA(hons) Top Up Music and Sound

Undergraduate top-up year validated by the University of West London. Designed to top up a Foundation Degree or HND to a full BA (Hons) and consolidate your practice. Eligible for student finance, designed for musicians of all disciplines.

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M.Mus Music and Sound

180 Credit Postgraduate Masters Degree, validated by the University of West London. Specialise in your desired topic in-depth, explore theories and ideas, and refine your craft. Eligible for postgraduate student finance.

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At the Academy of Music & Sound, we pride ourselves on providing a supportive and collaborative learning environment. Our small class sizes and individual attention from tutors mean that you’ll receive personalised guidance and feedback throughout your studies.

As a UK music degree graduate from the Academy of Music & Sound, you’ll be well-prepared, and fully equipped for a successful career in the music industry. Many of our graduates have gone on to work in a wide variety of roles, from performing & producing, to teaching and music therapy.

If you’re interested in pursuing a music degree in the UK, look no further than the Academy of Music & Sound. With our experienced tutors, and industry connections, we’re the perfect choice for anyone looking to turn their passion for music into a successful career.

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