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Music Management & Production

Course Code: PMC

Duration: 1 Year

OVERVIEW

The course will give students an introduction to one of the three main disciplines of the music industry, depending on the strand selected by the student. The course offers three strands in the areas of music management, music engineering and music performance each offering a different certification. The course is designed to enable students to develop the skills necessary for work in a dynamic and ever changing music industry.

COURSE CONTENT

Music Management Strand:

  • Business Administration Skills
  • Business Law, Communications
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Event Production
  • Marketing Practice
  • Work Experience
  • Music Industry Studies

Sound Production Strand:

  • Communications
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Event Production
  • Media Analysis
  • Music Industry Studies
  • Music Technology
  • Sound Engineering and Production
  • Work Experience

Music Performance Strand:

  • Communications
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Event Production
  • Media Analysis
  • Music Industry Studies
  • Music Theory and Practice
  • Music Performance
  • Work Experience

 STUDENTS’ WORK

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Five O6/H7 in Leaving Certificate/LCVP including a pass in English or a merit in Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI level 4 Certificate. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+).

CERTIFICATION

  • Music Management Strand QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Studies 5M2102
  • Sound Production Strand QQI Level 5 Sound Production 5M2149
  • Music Performance Strand QQI Level 5 Certificate in Music 5M2011

PROGRESSION

Graduates may progress to courses in Higher Education Institutions on a competitive basis through the new QQI Common Awards System (CAS). For information on the scheme see Higher Education Links Scheme.

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