ACM@Metropolis Academy

ACM@Metropolis is our satellite academy for those students who wish to work within Europe’s largest recording facility, where 50% of the UK’s Top 40 Chart material is serviced. With an impressive roster of resident award- winning engineers and a 25-year A-list client legacy, Metropolis is a production destination for recording, mixing, mastering and artist development projects. ACM’s Academy represents an opportunity for students to learn, create and be inspired in the working powerhouse of the UK’s music industry.

“We are elated to throw open the doors of metropolis to a new generation of budding music professionals. It gives us great pride to be able to pass on over 25 years of cutting edge experience at the forefront of the music production end of the business. Together with ACM we believe we have an incredibly compelling formula to equip students for the music industry far above what any educational course has been able to deliver to date.”
Ian Brenchley – CEO of Metropolis Studios

Established in 1989, Metropolis has recorded, mixed or mastered material for Queen, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Amy Winehouse, U2, will.i.am, The Stone Roses, Rihanna, The Verve, Mark Ronson, One Direction, Adele, The Clash, Royal Blood, Lorde, Maroon 5, The Cure, Madonna, and Lana Del Rey.

London is one of the most exciting cities in the world. ACM@Metropolis is ideally located in Chiswick, West London, alongside the majority of the biggest record and management companies in the country. Located at the heart of of the music industry, ACM@Metropolis really does have everything a musician developing their music career could ask for.

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Creative Artist Route

The Creative Artist study-route provides its students with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to discover and channel their inner-artist, covering a combination of songwriting, performance, production and business modules. Students of this route don’t just ride music waves, they make them, learning all about the music and creative industries they are about to walk into, as they do so.

ACM Creative Artist Route UCAS Codes

BA(Hons) Music Industry Practice (MIP) – The Creative Artist Route. 

Music & Creative Artistry (Artist) 2 Years W315
Songwriting & Creative Artistry (Songwriting) 2 Years W381





ACM@Metropolis Academy Enquiries

“We are elated to throw open the doors of metropolis to a new generation of budding music professionals. It gives us great pride to be able to pass on over 25 years of cutting edge experience at the forefront of the music production end of the business. Together with ACM we believe we have an incredibly compelling formula to equip students for the music industry far above what any educational course has been able to deliver to date.”
Ian Brenchley – CEO of Metropolis Studios

With a multi-award winning roster of engineers and an storied record of acclaim and achievement, Metropolis wields a considerable influence.Students undertaking the programmes will experience interdisciplinary training from ACM’s tutors, who are credited across the musical spectrum as veteran performers and industry specialists, and will also enjoy access to state-of-the-art facilities provided by the decorated Metropolis Studios in London. By studying at Metropolis, you will be able to experience the very best in music education at one of the most renowned locations for music recording and production.

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Songwriting and Artists Development

ACM’s Contemporary Songwriting and Artist Development programmes offer experiences like no other. These courses bring together the best of ACM’s tutor expertise cross-discipline from: songwriting, stagecraft, production, music business, artist marketing and development to provide a ‘real’ A&R experience. ACM will harness the cream of the industry to prepare you directly for industry. From our London ACM@Metropolis Academy campus, we offer two different Songwriting courses to suit your needs…

Music Production

Based in the prestigious Power House in Chiswick, home of the legendary Metropolis Studios, the ACM Industry Diploma 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.





ACM@Metropolis Academy Enquiries

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