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Music – Sound Production Level 5

Course Code PMCe

NFQ Level 5

Duration 1 Year

QQI Code 5M2149

Award QQI Level 5 Certificate in Sound Production

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

This one-year course in Sound Production gives students an excellent foundation in music technology, sound engineering and production. It introduces you to the business of music with modules in event production and music industry studies.

The course provides students with the essential knowledge, industry experience, contacts and opportunities required to succeed in the music industry. Real practical music productions are central to learning these skills and collaborative work with the students of the Music Performance course leads to the creation of yearly live events.

Having completed the course, students will be equipped for entry-level employment in areas as diverse as music production, audio engineering, audio for games, broadcast, post-production, corporate audio, pro-audio sales and audio system installation.

Course Content

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

Entry Requirements

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

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