If you are planning a career as a performer, composer, producer, manager, teacher or technician, our music course will meet your needs.
You will be supported to develop performance skills through specialist lessons for instrumental and ensemble performance in a range of different styles. The course will develop your theoretical understanding of music styles, composition and a detailed understanding of the music industry and music management.
Assessment is through a range of projects, including live performance events, and you can build a portfolio that showcases your talents and achievements. We also have excellent progression links to music studies at Higher Education.
What Makes This Course Special
- Talented Musicians on our Staff
- Real Performance Projects
- Professional Facilities, including Music Practice Suites and
- Digital Arts suites with Apple Macs including Logic® and Sibelius®
- Build your demo portfolio
- Excellent Progression Routes
- Music Performance
- Music Industry Studies
- Music Theory & Practice
- Event Production
- Sound Engineering & Production
- Work Experience
Progress to further study and careers including:
- Live Events Manager
- Music Journalist
- Music Management
- Music Theory Studies
- Sound Engineer
A minimum grade C at Leaving Certificate Music (or equivalent qualification), or equivalent standard of performance in addition to the standard entry requirements.
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Music 5M2011
Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page
Early Interview Option
Early interviews normally take place in May. Late applications take place in Aug and early September. 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.