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DL704
Creative Music Production

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3 Years
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This programme is run in collaboration with the Sound Training Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin. Key themes include: studio recording and music production, critical listening, live sound engineering, computer-based music creation, electronics and acoustics.


 
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Portfolio required.


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DL704 - Creative Music Production
Dun Laoghaire IADT

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DL704 - Creative Music Production
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement. Click on the link below to find PLC courses that also relate to this career sector. Note you can view more courses by adjusting the filters on the list page.

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Essential Module Requirements:
Pass in C20139 or 5N1833 or C20174 or C20175 or LCE Maths.

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Graduates go on to forge careers in the growing music and new media industries. Previous STC graduates continue to lead the worldwide music and new media industries.



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