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Music – Sound Production Level 5

Course Code: PMCe

Duration: 1 Year

Learn the business of music through this 1 year course covering music technology, sound engineering, event production and music industry studies.

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OVERVIEW

The course gives students an excellent foundation in music technology and sound engineering and production. It introduces students to the business of music with modules on event production and music industry studies. Students collaborate with the music performance students to create events during the year. 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 Technology
  • Sound Engineering and Production
  • Communications
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Event Production
  • Media Analysis
  • Music Industry Studies
  • Work Experience

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

QQI Level 5 Sound Production 5M2149

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. Student can also progress to HNDs within BCFE. Suitable HNDs include:

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