Upcoming Open Days.

The districts across Glasgow have their own unique personalities and hidden gems, from their ever-evolving food and drink scene to the iconic architecture. It boasts more than 700 bars, pubs and nightclubs and 7 cinemas.

The music capital of Scotland, Glasgow is a recognised UNESCO City of Music. Paired with its unrivaled cutting-edge art scene Glasgow, has an abundance of expression and creativity.

Interested? Find out more at an Open Day in 2020.


Glasgow Courses
  • Short Courses

    *APRIL 8th 2020 UPDATE*

    Our short courses are now available to apply for, and will take place online. We have devised the method of delivery.

    Please apply using the links below

    MARCH 18th 2020 UPDATE*

    Our short courses have been approved to be delivered online in these times of social isolation.

    The model for delivery is currently being devised. Keep checking these pages for updates.

    Short courses will give you hands-on experience, access to industry knowledge, professional equipment and a host of other useful skills and knowledge. On successful completion, you will be awarded a completion certificate and throughout the whole process you will receive guidance and support from one of AMS’s specialist trainers.


  • Glasgow
  • Higher National Diploma in Music

    Accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), it is written in partnership with education professionals and industry experts, reflecting the current music industry and allows for further progression onto higher levels of study, expanding career opportunities and personal development.

  • BA (Hons) Music and Sound

    Equivalent to the 3rd year of a degree, this flexible top-up year is designed to follow on from our Foundation Degree in Music & Sound, but would also suit any applicants studying a music related HND, Foundation Degree or indeed those with recognised industry experience backed up with qualifications. Validated by the University of West London, the course has been developed to mirror the modern music industry, allowing students to learn the skills to become independent, multi-skilled music practitioners, fluent with various forms of multi-media. We provide the time, space and the opportunity to develop your own sound and work on your material alongside gaining valuable vocational skills.

  • M.Mus Popular Music Performance

    In partnership with the London College of Music and University of West London, this qualification has been developed to address the needs of contemporary musicians on a practical, academic and professional basis delivered by highly qualified professionals active in the music industry. Explore in-depth an area of musicianship that interests you, combine practical and academic study with extensive ensemble work and individual tuition to expand and develop your competitive edge, and gain academic recognition to explore theories and ideas.

Notable Bands & Artists
Primal Scream • Chvrches • Mogwai
Transport Links
Edinburgh Train 50 mins Drive 60 mins • Perth Train 80 mins Drive 60 mins
TRNSMT Festival • Electric Fields Festival • Celtic Connections
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