If you're looking for one of the best music schools in London, we are happy to tell you that you're in the right place.
Our Music and Media School offers Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Music Production and Audio for Media and Music and Technology.
The Music and Technology Associate Degree offers a category focus in one of the following:
Do you want a successful music career?
The first step is to acquire skills to advance your musical aptitude in your focus area and gain knowledge in the field of recording and engineering in order to expand career opportunities.
AIMM graduates are prepared to step into positions of the most in-demand art today, including live event and studio recording, music composition, and performance, audio engineering for music, gaming, film, television, and more.
Students may choose to complete the degree programs in 24 months of full-time attendance, or in an accelerated time frame of 18 months.
Students must also demonstrate proficiency on the instrument of their focus as described in our admissions procedures.
Our London Music and Media School offers students a fast-paced learning environment outfitted with state-of-the-art production, audio, video equipment, and exceptional education content.
This is where musicians need and want to be.
We put music education on the highest platform possible. We know that creative-minded folks in London that want to create music need a place where they can reach their full potential.
We provide London students with the necessary tools for rapid progress, mastering their instruments of choice, and the ability to learn valuable music production techniques.
As a confident and intelligent musician, our students will be capable of handling more demanding and better-paying jobs in a competitive market.
Combining what you learn along with your personal style, you'll build remarkable confidence and unlock your musical talents, creative potential, and technical skills.
AIMM's instructors are industry-leading and offer valuable music insight to our London students. Learn more about our faculty of music here.
Below we listed a few of the many resources and benefits that we provide that are necessary for our United Kingdom students to advance their careers.
Important note: Due to the current climate surrounding COVID-19, we want to give students 100% peace of mind and allow our singers to have complete control over their learning experiences.
Therefore, AIMM's programs can be taken online, on-campus, or hybrid.
Whether you are interested in Rock, Hip Hop, Punk, Jazz, EDM, or funk, so many new doors open for you after you graduate from AIMM. We truly value a strong musical community. Some of the musical artists and companies our graduates have worked with:
AIMM has assisted many alumni in finding successful and sustainable music careers. Three alumni we want to highlight include:
Jay Foye, aka KEYZBABY, is an AIMM alumni that co-produced the current #1 song in America, WAP.
Kesha Lee is an engineer who earned a Grammy for her work on Childish Gambino's song, This is America.
Tosin is a phenomenal guitarist. He founded the band, Animals as Leaders, and even has his own line of guitars.
What goals and achievements will you accomplish when you attend an accredited London Music College like AIMM?
We understand that AIMM's campus may be a little far from London, so why not take advantage of our online music program?
This way, you can still attend our accredited music college and stay safe (especially during the current pandemic).
AIMM is an online music school that is excited to offer music students in London a world music perspective that will help develop new and existing skills and lead to successful music careers.
For London musicians looking to expand their music education online, AIMM is one of the best music schools to attend.
AIMM offers the following certificate programs:
With the Online Certificate in Music and Technology you are also offered a Focus in one of the following:
Our Online Music and Tech Certificate with a Focus in Guitar and Bass are currently enrolling.
Our music school's certificate program expands student's musical capabilities and exposes them to a diverse range of musical styles, experiences, and backgrounds.
Students will take four levels of music theory, a Music Business course, which covers contracts, marketing and everything the working musician needs to understand about the business of music. These music lessons are vital for musicians that want to elevate their performance abilities.
The Music and Technology Certificate can be completed in 12 months in full, or in 24 months as a part-time student.
Are you more interested in mastering an instrument? If that is the case, then AIMM's Music Certificate is perfect for you. Choose to focus on either guitar, vocals, bass, drums, or keyboard and you can complete this certificate in one year.
If you decide to want to move onto the Music and Technology Associate Degree upon completion, all of your completed music lessons will seamlessly matriculate, giving you a head start!
Music Students wishing to gain admission into our music school must prove that they can afford the entire cost of attendance, which includes tuition plus living expenses. All documentation must be clearly legible. London students must submit:
If you attended any high school, college, or university outside of the United States, you must have your education credentials evaluated and verified by a NACES member evaluator and sent directly to AIMM. Any costs incurred by such an evaluation are the responsibility of the student. SpanTran is our recommended international transcript evaluation service. They have created a custom application for Atlanta Institute of Music and Media that will make sure you select the right kind of evaluation at a discounted rate. You can access their application here.
International students are generally not eligible for federal financial aid; only US citizens and certain eligible non-citizens can apply for federal loans and grants. You can get more information here: www.studentaid.ed.gov
Some musicians thrive better in a hands-on atmosphere, which is completely understandable. Attending music schools like AIMM provide a unique and captivating music environment.
If you want to enroll in the best music school for London musical artists, it is important that you bring the following items to your admissions counselor or the registrar before you start classes:
AIMM is located at: 2875 Breckinridge Blvd #700, Duluth, GA 30096
If your application is accepted, you'll be required to complete an entrance exam and submit a video submission.
The total tuition cost for the following Certificate Programs is $13,860.00. *Financial aid is available.
The total tuition cost for the Music Production and Audio for Media Associate Degree is $35,420.00.
The total tuition cost for the Music and Technology Associate Degree is $36,190.00.
*Financial aid is available.
The program can be completed in 12 months (4 quarters) of full-time enrollment, or 24 months (8 quarters) of part-time enrollment.
Financial aid is available for those that qualify.
When you graduate from AIMM, career opportunities include:
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
This course is designed to introduce and develop the skills required for sight reading of chords and single note melodies on the guitar. Beginning in the open position, students will read etudes, duets, and chord charts for each class session. By the end of the quarter, the Toronto student in Reading One should be able to read up to the second position in a variety of styles and rhythmic patterns.
This course is designed to develop the Toronto student’s ability to read in various positions on the neck. Beginning with the second and third positions, you will read etudes, duets, and chord charts for each class session. By the end of the quarter, students will be required to read single note melodies up to the seventh position and a variety of styles of chord charts. Prerequisite: GTR130 Reading I.
|BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC120||Scales I / Technique I
Application of scales and arpeggios, taught within the context of the corresponding Performance class selections, with a focus on playing the changes with major and minor dominant blues. If students want to make music, Scales lessons are integral. Topics covered in Technique/Scales One: major scales with corresponding diatonic chords and arpeggios, major pentatonic, major pentatonic with flat 3, blues scale, natural minor, mixolydian mode..
|BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC220||Scales II / Technique II
Scales II explores the melodic minor scale in depth: modes, arpeggios, and sequences. The class also explores uses of symmetric scales. You are expected to play regularly, demonstrating not only knowledge of the scales, but also knowledge of how to use those scales to create music. Prerequisite: Scales I
|Number of Instrument-Specific Credits Required||4|
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|INT100||Performance I This course is an interdisciplinary live performance class based on standard introductory level repertoire for R&B, Blues, Rock and Pop styles. You will perform on stage weekly in a live interactive ensemble format with voice and rhythm section instrumentation that emulates professional gigging scenarios. The emphasis is on execution of melody, rhythm, chords, form, and improvisation. Materials such as sheet music, charts, play along tracks, lyrics, video tutorials are provided via Canvas Learning Management System..
This course is an interdisciplinary live performance class based on standard intermediate level repertoire for R&B, Blues, Rock and Pop styles. You will perform on stage weekly in a live interactive ensemble format with voice and rhythm section instrumentation that emulates professional gigging scenarios. The emphasis is on execution of melody, rhythm, chords, form, and improvisation. Materials such as sheet music, charts, play along tracks, lyrics, video tutorials are provided via Canvas Learning Management System..
Prerequisite: INT100 Performance I.
|INT145||Music Theory Essentials I This class covers the basic elements: ear training and notation. Diatonic harmony, major and minor key signatures, triads and 7th chords, scale harmonization, meters, basic rhythmic notation, and chord symbol conventions. You will practice recognizing fundamental musical elements by ear. Basic keyboard skills will be covered, which includes: chords, scales and reading.
|INT245||Music Theory Essentials II
This class focuses on scales, modes and linear structures needed for improvisation and melody. Ear training and dictation of melody and diatonic chord progressions are covered. Advanced notation concepts, which includes: form, articulation and syncopated rhythm are included. Harmonic concepts are practiced and reinforced using keyboard. Prerequisite: INT145
|INT495||Music Business Presenting concepts and practices that cover several areas of the constantly changing music industry. Students will learn about such things as booking, agency contacts, performing rights organizations, copyright and trademark, record label anatomy, artist management agreements, tax information, resume and self-promotion.
|Number of Interdisciplinary Credits Required||15|
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|RCD100||Pro Tools 101
This course introduces basic principles a student needs to understand how to complete a Pro Tools project, from initial setup to final delivery, and to take the Avid Pro Tools 101 User Certification exam. Topics include purposes and uses of edit tools, modes, various track and signal clip functions for recording, editing, and importing audio, MIDI, and video used for music and media production. Included with the course textbook are media files for Pro Tools 101 exercises and hands-on projects.
|RCD130||MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
This course is an introduction to the MIDI language, using Ableton Live and Native Instrument’s Komplete Bundle as the vessel of instruction. This course demonstrates core concepts such as the basic MIDI environment, sequencing, sampled-based and synthesis instruments, automation, and final steps for MIDI-based production, such as mixing and effects processing.
|RCD140||Introduction to Audio Production I This course gives the student an introduction to, and a strong foundation in, audio production techniques, such as an introduction to analog recording history, physical properties of sound, basic microphone types, recording environments, mono & stereo microphone techniques as well as basic analog signal flow & analog signal processing, which includes equalization and dynamic processing techniques.
|RCD200||Pro Tools 110
This course builds on the introductory Pro Tools 101 course, evolving basic Pro Tools principles while providing the student with the essential processes needed to complete a Pro Tools project, from initial set up to final mixdown, and to take the Avid Pro Tools 110 User Certification exam. The course teaches intermediate Pro Tools techniques, covering key concepts and skills needed to operate a Pro Tools system. Topics include Hardware I/O setup and routing, Elastic Audio, internal Bus path usages for send/returns, automation, and more. Included with the course textbook are media files for Pro Tools 110 exercises and hands-on projects. Prerequisite: RCD100 Pro Tools 101
|RCD240||Introduction to Audio Production II
This course gives the student a more advanced introduction and foundation to audio production techniques including principles of analog & digital audio production and recording and data storage and playback media for digital audio formats. The student will gain an advanced understanding of large format analog console signal flow, time-based processors and an introduction to plug-in processing. Prerequisite: RCD140 Introduction to Audio Production I
|Number of Recording Technical Credits Required||14|
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|SCI120||Physics of Sound
This course introduces the physical nature of music and sound. Waves, sound propagation, harmonic content, the human hearing mechanism and musical instrument tone production are discussed. Psychoacoustics and perception of sound are included
|Minimum Number of General Education Credits Required||3|
|Certificate in Music and Technology (Online) - Total Credits||36|
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