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United Kingdom

The Music Producer’s Guild (MPG) and the Association of Professional Recording Services (APRS) run a scheme called JAMES, which accredits a number of further and higher education courses in the UK. The MPG have also been running a ‘Mic To Master’ tour, which is a series of training workshops.

ACM The Academy of Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music Production, Electronic Music Production, Creative Sound Design, Diploma in Music Production.

Alchemea College of Engineering
Offer a range of courses from weekend sessions to full diplomas.

dBs, Plymouth
Offer a range of courses and tuition packages up to degree level. Includes JAMES-accredited courses.

City of Westminster College
Music & Sound Engineering. An Introduction to Electronic Music Production. How to Release, Manage and Promote your Music in the Digital Era. Introduction to Songwriting. Introduction to Studio Recording & Engineering.

CM Sounds
The Creative Music Production & Business Foundation Degree. Previous qualifications not essential. Trained specialist tutors - Small class sizes. Unlimited studio time. Industry links. Unique course. No initial outlay, fully supported by student loans system.

Futureworks School Of Media, Manchester
Futureworks run diploma and degree-level courses in audio engineering and music production, with a special emphasis on sound for film, TV and video games.

Garnish School of Sound, London
Innovative mid-length courses for people who want to learn how to produce tracks fast!

Goldsmiths, University of London
Offer courses up to postgraduate level in a range of disciplines including electroacoustic music composition. They also offer music and music technology via their PACE (professional and community education) department.

University of Huddersfield
Music and Sound for Image BA(Hons). Sound Design to Picture. Sound Recording. Music for Video Games. Scoring for Films. Industrial Placement Year.

Kingston University - London
We've got fantastic facilities and flexible masters courses for performers, music educators, composers, and popular musicians. Follow one of our specialist programmes or create your own, by choosing from a range of modules. Whether you want to compose, teach or perform, Kingston's postgraduate music programmes hold the key to your success.

Morley College
We offer full and part time day, evening and weekend music technology courses for adults.

The Midi Music Company
Inspiring Creative Minds. Cre8tiv® Short Courses. Music Production. Cre8tiv® Voices. Cre8tiv® Keys 2. Making Music for TV Ads.

Midi School, Manchester
The Manchester Midi School is a music complex providing essential tuition in Music Production, Audio Engineering and DJing for those wanting to prevail in the industry.

The Recording Workshop
Provides one of the most affordable range of exclusive 2-12 months part time day/evening practical courses on all aspects of sound recording including Multi-tracking, Cubase, Sampling and Productions. Beginners Welcome concessionary rates available.

Right Track Studios
Engineering midi and arranging courses in Malvern. Beginners Welcome. All courses one to one. Teaching since 1990 to students from around UK and Europe. Also Atari and Kurzweil 1000 specialist.
David Etheridge - 01684 576896

Rockfield Studios
Residential Recording Masterclasses it's not theory, it's reality.

Salford City College
Future Skills at MediaCityUk. Creative Music Courses, Create, Produce, Perform.

School of Creative & Cultural Industries, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff
Offers a range of music performance, music technology and sound technology courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Includes JAMES-accredited courses.

South Devon College
BTEC Diploma. FDA Years 1&2. Pro Toos 101 & 110. BTEC Extended Diploma. Technical Theatre, Performing Arts, Music Technology, Music Performance.

SSR Manchester / London / Jakarta / Koh Chang / Singapore
Award Winning Industry Training Since 1984

Touch IMW
Diploma Courses in SSL G+, Protools HD and LogicPro Sound Recording and Music Technology. Huge Discounts for waged and unemployed students.

Truro and Penworth College
Study Music and Performing Arts in Cornwall. Contemporary World Jazz BA(Hons). Commercial Music Performance and Production FdA. Dance FdA. Music Performance FdA. Sound Engineering and Multimedia Integration HND.

UCLAN - University of Central Lancashire
Postgraduate creative courses to give your prospects a lift. Whether your looking to update your skills, need a professional qualification or want a boost up the career ladder, we have professional practice-based postgraduate courses in more than 20 disciplines - spanning Fashion, Design, Fine Art and Performance.

Leeds College of Music
Offer a range of courses from foundation to postgraduate level in music and music technology.

Leeds Metropolitan University
Offer a range of courses to degree and postgraduate level. Includes JAMES‑accredited courses.

University of Leeds
Offer a range of courses to degree and postgraduate level.

Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA)
LIPA offer degrees in sound technology and music, as well a much wider range of courses in the performing arts.

London Academy of Music Production
10 - 16 Scrutton Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4RU. 020-7247-8800

London School of Sound
Audio Engineering and Music Production certificates, Music Business diploma, Summer courses and customised one-to-one tuition options.

Point Blank
Based in London and offers courses ranging from Summer School to two-year diploams in subjects including music production, composition and songwriting, radio production and music business.

Royal College of Music (RCM)
As you’d expect, the RCM in London focuses largely on music composition and performance, but they also have some excellent studio facilities and live spaces for recording.

School of Audio Engineering (SAE) Institute
SAE have a number of campuses in the UK, and offer a range of courses up to postgraduate level.

South Plains College
Start your live sound education with the Live Sound certificate.

Tech Music School, Brighton
Offers a 1 year Diploma in Music Production and a 3 Year BA (Hons) Degree in Music Production. Courses are creative and include interaction with the performance, business and songwriting students.

Thames Valley University
Offer a range of courses from part time up to postgraduate level.

University of Salford
Salford offer a range of courses from foundation to postgraduate level. Includes JAMES-accredited courses.

University of Southampton, Institute of Sound Vibration & Research
A rather more specialist provider, as its name suggests. One of the world’s leading acoustics research centres.

University of Surrey, Institute of Sound Recording
Home to the UK Tonmeister course, but also offer a number of other courses.

University of Westminster, School of Media Arts & Design
Offers a range of music performance, music production and music business courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Also offer courses in radio/TV/Film etc. Includes JAMES-accredited courses.


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North America

SAE Institute
SAE (see UK entry) have several US campuses, including in Nashville.

Full Sail University
Full Sail offer a wide range of courses to degree level in audio and music technology, and associated sectors such as gaming.

Berklee College of Music
Berklee offer a wide range of courses from five-week summer courses to degree level, as well as the on-line courses for which they’re famous worldwide.

Conservatory of Recording Arts, Arizona
Offers a course which includes modules in a range of disciplines, including recording and production, live sound and career management.

Mannes College The New School for Music
Mannes is a classical music conservatory dedicated to providing a comprehensive education to aspiring musicians via its undergraduate and graduate programs. The Mannes Preparatory and Extension programs serve children and adults.

McNally Smith College of Music, Minnesota
Offers courses up to degree and postgraduate level.

New York University (NYU)
Offer a range of courses in music, music technology and music composition.

Based in San Francisco, Pyramind offer a range of courses in music and related audio disciplines.

Ex'pression College For Digital Arts
Offer a range of courses to degree level in recording and production and other creative arts.


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Other Territories

JMC Academy (Australia)
Offer a range of courses in audio up to degree level.

LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore)
We offer both Diploma and Degree in Music, and diploma in Audio Production.

SAE Institute
SAE (see UK entry) have campuses in several countries.

SSR Manchester / London / Jakarta / Koh Chang / Singapore
Award Winning Industry Training Since 1984

Tonmeister (Germany)
The German Tonmeister is an established qualification, offered at a number of universities in Germany. A great option — if you speak German!


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Online Course Providers

Berklee College of Music
Offer a huge range of music, music technology and production courses at a variety of levels.

Mister Master
Rates from £22 per track.No Risk - only pay when your happy. Flat Accurate Studio. Optional DDP or Red Book masters, ISRC codes and CD Text.

The Open University
The UK’s original distance learning university offers a number of courses in music, music technology and music computing research.

Point Blank Online
Offers a range of online courses from a month to 36 weeks in length. Subjects vary from tuition in DAW software to genre-based lessons and more general music production courses.

SAE Institute
As well as campus-based courses, the SAE Institute offer some on-line courses.

(Formerly ‘Music For The Media’). Offers a range of online courses aimed largely at composition for film, TV and other visual media.


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