Dunboyne College of Further EducationMusic Performance QQI Level 5

Music Performance QQI Level 5

1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
Academic year Sept 2022 - May 2023

Course description

Music Performance
Music 5M2011

This course is aimed at developing a
musician’s ability in the areas of performance
and musical awareness and to further
enhance skills through music technology and
computer applications. It provides students
with hands-on experience and training in
the various aspects of the music industry.
Live performances and studio recordings
are an integral part of the course, which is
designed for musicians, songwriters and
producers. Through continued commitment
to rehearsal students develop the discipline
that is required to work in the music industry.
Students present, produce and perform
a number of live performances as part of
their course work. These offer an ideal
environment in which each student can
put the knowledge and skills gained on the
course into use.


The following modules will be offered in 2021,
subject to availability and demand: • Music Performance • Music Theory and Practice • Music Industry Studies • Work Experience • Radio Programming and Production • Sound Engineering and Production • Mathematics • Ethnomusicology • Teamwork • Music Technology • Word Processing


• QQI Level 5 in Music Performance 5M2011


Students will acquire competency
in the theory and technologies
associated with the fields of music
composition and production, sound
engineering and recording, music
education, community music, sound
for film/radio/TV multimedia, audio
post production, internet streaming,
location sound engineering, sound
synthesis and design, audio for games
and so on. Graduates of this course will
have a firm foundation in music and
the music industry preparing them
for further study in this area, along
with the know-how and experience to
work in a professional music setting.
Students can also progress to DCU, Dun
Laoghaire IADT, Maynooth University
(incl. Kilkenny Campus and St. Patrick’s
College), Marino Institute of Education,
TU Dublin, DKIT, University of Limerick,
Tralee IT, Athlone IT, Waterford Institute
of Technology, and other colleges
around the country, including progress
to First Arts in Maynooth University,
where there are 175 places.
Maynooth: MH101 Arts Music
Technology (Level 8, 4 Years)
TU Dublin BIMM: TU961 Music (Level
8, 4 Years)
Dundalk Institute of Technology:
DK860 Applied Music (Level 8, 4 Years)
Ballyfermot College of Further
Eduction HND Music Performance or
Production (HND 2 Years)


• Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.
An interview and audition (voice or instrument) will be organised for
each applicant. Applicants have to be computer literate.

Apply directly at www.musicatdcfe.ie
For more information see www.dunboynecollege.ie

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