Music Production Diploma

Payment plans from £195 per month

Starts April 13th 2016 Wednesday Lectures

Starts June 28th 2016 Evening Lectures

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12 Week DJ Course

16th November 2015

Study from £50pw

Music Production course at Manchester Midi School

Music Production Diploma

April 13th 2016

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April 13th 2016


Music Business Course

March 19th 2016


Since 1996 we’ve been at the forefront of music production, audio engineeringDJing and performance – providing exceptional training and facilities for those who want to take their love of music further. 

Many of our courses require no prior musical qualifications, have no upper age limits, and you don’t need any equipment at home. We offer more studio access than any other UK equivalent – so if you want to make Manchester Midi School your second home, you can do.

MMS is BAC accredited. The BAC provide a comprehensive quality assurance scheme for independent further and higher education in the UK. Their accreditation is recognised the world over by students, agents and government officials as the clearest mark of educational quality.

Our courses range from weekend taster courses to flagship 2 year diplomas.

Our staff are all passionate industry professionals; coupled with our Official Training Centre credentials you can rest assured you’re getting cutting-edge training in an environment that educates and inspires.

Expert Tuition

Guaranteed more 1-2-1 time with certified tutors than any other UK equivalent. Learn from the best.

Pro Studios

We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of advances in music technology. Check out our studio galleries

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Of all the Music Technology Schools we visited on our Red Bull Music Academy UK lecture tour, I would have to say that we found Manchester MIDI School by far the best.
Chris Cox, Red Bull Music Academy
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Next open event

 January 16th 1pm – 5pm

Free music production and DJ workshops, seminars, and a chance to speak with industry professionals. 

We’ll also be having a prize draw and course offers on, applicable across the range of training we provide in the school. 

If you want a career in the music industry, or would simply like to learn a new skill, come and check us out. Family and friends are very welcome too! 

Free music production courses

These courses run monthly, and are intended to give you a concise, hands-on overview of processes that go into music production – to show you how to turn the ideas in your head, into music heard through the speakers. We’ll take you on a tour of our studios, explaining the different software and equipment you can use to make music. We’ll then have a session in our MIDI Lab where you’ll learn how to program drum beats and write bass lines in the style of your choosing, using Logic Pro X. 

We are the only Music Technology School in the UK who provide totally free, monthly music production taster courses. If you’re a total beginner, or have tried out software demos and want to learn more, this course is for you. 

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What people are saying about the school

Mary Anne Hobbs

I’m working through the Online Ableton Course so far, but I’ve already done tuition at the school. What’s interesting is that it does take a moment for the penny to drop, and I like the pauses you have left in. It works very well for beginners.

Mary Anne Hobbs
Waseem Faraz-Butt

“When I look back at my experiences in Manchester Midi School, there is no doubt that those were some of the most crucial stages in my development. The staff don’t forget you either which makes it all the more special.”

Waseem Faraz-Butt
Paul Stevens

“I’ve achieved many life long goals as a result of studying at MMS. I’ve released my first independent track, signed to a well-known Artist Management company and have been lucky enough to be playing at Glastonbury. It’s a dream come true.”

Paul Stevens
Chris Watson

“I would like to thank DJ Mark One for a magical day that I attended on the DJ Taster course. I would also like to point out to his management team what a superb job he does, he’s an excellent ambassador for the school and truly inspirational.”

Chris Watson
Mark Harris

I really enjoyed today’s lesson. I loved witnessing how you made that track sound so much better and the idea of me doing that in the future is really exciting. Really looking forward to the coming weeks.

Mark Harris
Mike Hogan

I strongly feel that you can’t put a price on face to face tuition rather then books, websites, magazines and so on. The staff at the Midi school are some of the best in their fields and you will learn from every word they speak so take lots of notes!!!.

Mike Hogan
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