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Arts with Music (BMus or International Pathway)

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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).

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3 - 4 Years
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In the first year, Music and Musicianship are combined with two other subjects from the Arts programme. In the second and third years, students take Music either at Joint Subject level, i.e. Music and a second subject (30 credits each); or at Single Subject level, i.e. specialising in Music (50 credits) with modules in a second subject (10 credits).

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Music at UCC - A Student's Perspective with Mike Ryan

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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ERPXX  5M4511  Radio Production
CSOAX  6M4980  Security Operations
ECDXX  5M3050  Community Development
ECAXX    Community Arts
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
EASXX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
  5M5048  Creative Media
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
BEBXX  5M0828  eBusiness
BITSX  6M5014  International Contact Centre Service
DCHSC  5M2009  Early Childhood Care and Education
EETXX  5M3635  Education and Training
  5M1761  Intellectual Disability Practice
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
  5M5151  Performing Arts
EPAAX    Performing Arts Administration
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
  5M5152  Theatre Production
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
  5M5163  Theatre Performance
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
CASFX  5M5267  Food Science
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
CASLT  5M3807  Laboratory Techniques
BIPXX  5M2067  Information Processing
DCHSN  5M4349  Nursing Studies
DSRXX  5M5146  Sports, Recreation and Exercise
EYXXX  5M4732  Youth Work
BAXXX  6M5013  Administration
BALBX  6M4985  Business
  6M4978  Health Services Supervisory Management Skills
DCHCC  5M2786  Community Care
DHSXX  5M4339  Healthcare Support
BLSXX  5M3789  Legal Studies
EPXXX  5M2094  Photography
EPJXX  5M2464  Journalism
EMMPX  5M2146  Multimedia Production
CSSXX  5M2110  Security Studies
AAXXX  5M1985  Art
AACDX  5M1984  Art, Craft and Design

Essential Module Requirements:
Distinctions in 4 modules plus a pass in G20001 or 5N0690 or6N1950 or G30001

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Career possibilities for Arts graduate have been wide and varied, they include administration, accountancy, political or government policy research and advice, advertising, banking, journalism, public relations, personnel work, publishing, and teaching.

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