ACM Industry Qualification
ACM’s Music Production course has been designed to provide students with intensive and practical training, offering a progressive study path, leading to a potential vocation within the music industry.
Music Production students will have access to ACM@Metropolis’ state-of-the-art facilities including the MIT suite, recording studios at Metropolis and further studios as well as networking opportunities at ACM’s Guildford campus (1 hour away by train).
Music Production Modules
Over the 26-week course, students will study a range of modules which are designed to increase industry knowledge and the essential skills of music production.
Music Production IQ Course Compulsory Modules:
» Studio Recording » Music Technology » Music business
Music Production IQ Course Optional Modules (Choose 3 of the following 4 options):
» Composition and Arrangement » Post Production » Electronic Music Production » Digital Production and Technique
“Our focus at ACM is to deliver the very best music industry education with an unbeatable experience. Our new partnership with Metropolis now means we will offer all this at the very heart of the music industry, while the world’s idols are making hit records in the room next door! I really couldn’t be happier.”
Antony Greaves Head of ACM Audio Production School
Contemporary Songwriting & Artist Development
ACM Industry Qualification
ACM’s Artist Development course offers an experience like no other, bringing together the best of ACM’s tutor expertise to provide a ‘real’ A&R experience through tuition and mentoring in songwriting, stagecraft, production, music business, artist marketing and development.
The course will also draw on ACM’s impressive range of visiting lecturers from current, successful industry executives across major and independent record companies, artist management, music journalism, digital media and music publishing.
“Complementing our existing successful artist development course in Guildford and having the opportunity to pool talent from London and abroad, this is an extremely exciting opportunity for all manner of collaborations in top class facilities at Metropolis. Learn from experts in their field and prepare yourself ready for market. What an amazing proposition.”
Ewan Grant Head of Music Business School
Contemporary Songwriting & Artist Development Units
Over the 26-week course, students will study a range of units which are designed to increase your industry knowledge and could mean the difference between getting noticed and signed.
» The Craft of Songwriting 1 » The Craft of Songwriting 2 » Intellectual property and future marketing » Production Skills » Stagecraft and Presentation » A&R
Both new courses are classified as industry qualifications and students will be assessed via a series of practically-based projects intended to help prepare them directly for industry. On completion of the course you will be awarded an ACM qualification.
Course Fees and Funding
- ACM@Metropolis Music Production Course – £5,995
- ACM@Metropolis Contemporary Songwriting & Artist Development Course – £5,995
Apply to Study an ACM@Metropolis Course
Students interested in applying for an ACM@Metropolis course in September are urged to start their application soon as places are limited.
Applying to ACM is a two-step process.
First, complete the form available via the Apply Now page. It will take you 10-15 minutes. Secondly, we’ll make contact with you to tell you about the assessment processes that will follow. It’s as easy as that.
If you need help or would like to discuss either of the two new ACM@Metropolis courses, then our team are on hand to answer your queries from 9.00am until 6.00pm, Monday to Friday – just call us on 01483 500 800.