Dunboyne College of Further EducationSound Production 5M2149

Sound Production 5M2149

1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
Academic year Sept - May
Start date: Continuous Intake

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. This is a hands-on, skills-based course which equips students with a fundamental knowledge of the common applications of music technology

• 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
• QQI Level 5 in Sound Production
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.
Maynooth: MH101 Arts Music Technology (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD Dublin City Campus: TU963 Music (Level 8, 4 Years) DBS: DB510 Audio Production & Music Project Management (Level 8, 3 Years) Technological University of the Shannon Limerick: Limerick IT: LC270 Music Technology & Production (Level 7, 3 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) Ulster University: W3181 Music Sound & Technology (Level 8, 3 Years)

• 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.dunboynecollege.ie

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