DL 838 – BA (Hons) in Creative Music Production

Price: -
Duration: 4 Years
CAO and Third Level

Course description

Creative music production is the integration of core sound engineering/music production skills and creative audio practice. An ethos of creativity linked with technical prowess is fundamental to all modules. Focus is placed on industry-standard tools and processes, and how to work with artists and clients. The shared delivery between IADT and the Sounsd Training College (STC) offers globally unique benefits. Modules are taught in commercial studio and music production facilities at STC; IADT's facilities, lecturers and success in the creative industries reinforces the partnership.

Students spend approximately two thirds of their week in STC in Temple Bar and one third in IADT.


What will I do?

Learn/work in world class recording studios in Temple Bar (previous clients include Rihanna, The Script, Michael Jackson, etc.).

Gain real-world insight from lecturers offering both Academic and Industry experience. 

Study in the heart of the commercial Music Industry.

Develop your own creative ideas.

Enjoy the benefits of campuses at both STC and IADT. 

Collaborate with students in other creative disciplines. 

Experience new creative technologies. 

Start your career in the Music and New Media Industries.

Key themes include Studio/Live Engineering, Client-based Production, Electronic Production, Music Theory for Production, Audio Software Development, Industry Practice + Contacts, Musicology + Contextual Studies.


What modules will I study?

Year 1

Acoustics/Psychoacoustics of Music | Audio Technology Fundamentals | Broadcast/Live Sound Fundamentals | Electronic/Software Production Fundamentals | Music Theory Fundamentals | Studio Engineering Fundamentals.

Year 2

Audio Electronics | Creative Audio Programming | Creative Music Theory | Creative Studio Engineering | Client-Based Production | Musicology + Contextual Studies.

Year 3

Audio Production for Games | Creative Practice | Industry Studies | Interactive Performance Systems | Musicology, Film + Theatre Studies.

Year 4

Advanced Music Composition | Advanced Studio Engineering + Production | Creative Entrepreneurship | Professional Project.


A portfolio submission is required for this course.

CAO application deadline: 1st February annually.

Read more on: http://www.iadt.ie/courses/creative-music-production


Course Enquiry

* I have read & agree to Findacourse privacy policy
Receive monthly updates about courses & colleges (unsubscribe at any time)