Project Description

Music Technology

5M Creative Arts Icon

PLSS Code: 290130
Coordinators:Keith Shirley and Karen O’Neill

If you want a Music Industry career in Production, Live Sound, Studio Engineering, Events and DJ-ing, then our Music Technology course is the place to start.

You will develop music production skills in studio recording, mixing and post-production editing in our professional facilities. This is matched with specialist lessons in music sequencing, sound synthesis and music technology to help you explore your creative musical potential.

Practical projects will also enable you to learn about the world of live sound, events management and the music industry. This course features a high level of training in a wide range of industry standard music production software including Logic Pro®, Adobe Creative Suite®, Ableton Live®, Pro Tools® and Reason®.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Talented musicians on our staff
  • Outstanding facilities and equipment
  • Professional Recording Studio with Pro Tools®
  • Industry standard Apple Mac Suites
  • Build your demo portfolio
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Sound Engineering & Production
  • Music Technology
  • Musicianship
  • Music Industry Studies
  • Multimedia Audio Production
  • Radio & Podcast Production
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Composer
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • DJ
  • Music Producer
  • Studio Engineer
  • Studio Manager
  • Sound Engineer
  • Post-Production Engineer
  • TV & Film Sound Technician
  • Event AV Installer
  • Venue Sound Technician
  • Broadcast Engineering

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5
Certificate in Sound Production 5M2149

Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option

Early interviews normally take place in May with the following round taking place in August.

An offer of a place does not guarantee a place – only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.

Note: This is a full-time course.