Dunboyne College of Further EducationSound Production QQI Level 5

Sound Production QQI Level 5

Area:
Meath
Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Type:
Further Education and PLC, QQI Level 5
Times:
Academic year Sept 2021 - May 2022

Course description

Sound Production
Sound Production 5M2149

This one-year course is designed to give
students an introduction to the world of
sound engineering, the media and the
music industry. This course is designed
to provide a combination of practical and
theoretical tuition in all aspects of digital
sound engineering and event production.
Students will work in a fully equipped digital
studio and be involved in the production
of live performance recording. The overall
aim of the course is to educate students for
a variety of career opportunities within the
audio industry and related areas. It also aims
for students to gain a broad appreciation of
the technology; every year more hardware
and software becomes available to create
music and teach students about music. It’s a
hands-on, skills-based course which equips
students with a fundamental knowledge
of the common applications of music
technology.
COURSE CONTENT
• Sound Engineering and Production
• Radio Programming and Production
• Music Technology
• Work Experience
• Word Processing
• Mathematics
• Music Industry Studies
• Music Performance
• Ethnomusicology
• Teamwork
• Music Theory and Practice
CERTIFICATION:
• QQI Level 5 in Sound Production
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Students may seek immediate
employment in the music industry. Typical
career opportunities are in the areas of
sound engineering, music production
and recording, live sound production,
and audio technology, or in a range
of companies and projects that seek
graduates with an engineering aptitude.
The course will provide you with a
qualification that has many applications
within the music and audio industries.
Students can also progress to Ballyfermot
Rock School, First Arts in Maynooth
University, where there are over 175 places
available. There are also places in DCU, TU
Dublin, Tallaght IT, Dun Laoghaire IADT,
UCC, Cork IT, Shannon College and other
colleges. This industry and employers now
seek qualified and competent personnel.
Graduates may also pursue courses in
colleges and ITs around the country or in
the UK.
EXAMPLES OF HIGHER
EDUCATION PROGRESSION:
Maynooth: MH101 Arts Music Technology
(Level 8, 4 Years)
TU Dublin City Campus: TU963 Music
(Level 8, 4 Years)
Ballyfermot College of Further
Education: HND in Music Production
(HND, 2 Years)
Dundalk Institute of Technology: DK
865 Production of Music and Audio (Level
8, 4 Years)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
• Leaving Cert or LCA
• Mature students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed
regardless of previous qualifications.

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


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