BA (with Honors) in Music Production

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Start dates: September

  • Duration: 3 years

  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From 12,000 € / year

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Our Associate BA (Hons) in Music Production is available full-time for a period of three years and is taught on the Pulse College campus. The aim of the course is to equip you with a high level of proficiency in skills specific to the areas of studio recording, live sound, music technology, and much more.

  • Taught by academic leaders and industry professionals according to the international industry standard.
  • Developing specialized skills and knowledge will allow you to find employment in a variety of areas within the industry, including music recording, post-production, and sound design for the web.
  • Students will have access to state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Use of industry-relevant software applications, including Apple Logic Pro Certified Center and Avid Pro Tools Center. </ li >
  • Access to the studio 24 hours a day.

Career progression

Past graduates of the BA (Hons) program in Music Production have found employment in a variety of sectors within the music industry. Some of the many great artists or installations alumni have worked with include: Prince, Kings of Leon, 50 Cent, Snoop Dog, U2, REM, Kylie Minogue, Windmill Pictures, Brown Bag, Ardmore Studios, RTE, FM104, TV3 , RTE Radio, The Apprentice, Masterchef, Little Brittan, Rivercottage, Harry Potter, Casino Royale, MTV X-Factor, The Voice, Slane, Oxygen, O2, Electric Picnic, Riverdance and Lord of the Dance.

Program structure

  • Music technology 1
  • Application technology
  • Principles of the recording studio
  • Applications of music theory 1
  • Explorations in music
  • History of music production
  • The music industry
  • Critical listening and audio analysis
  • Music technology 2
  • Music and image
  • Sound design
  • Applications of music theory 2
  • Music production and recording 1
  • Search methods
  • Sound for performance
  • Digital Media Business
  • Professional Client Project 1 (Summer)
  • Dissertation
  • Music production and recording 2
  • Composition for visual media
  • Mix, remix and master
  • Professional practice
  • Studio design and installation
  • Professional Client Project 2 (Summer)

Admission requirements

  • Applicants will require a bachelor’s degree officially translated into English.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
  • If English is not your mother tongue, you must show that your level of English is at an adequate level, that is, a minimum of 6.0 IELTS or equivalent.

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