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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 

Music Management & Production


Course Code:  5M2102 5M2149 5M2011 PMC
Award Code(s):  5M2149 5M2102 5M2011
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
The course will give students an introduction to one of the three main disciplines of the music industry, depending on the strand selected by the student. The course offers three strands in the areas of music management, music engineering and music performance each offering a different certification. The course is designed to enable students to develop the skills necessary for work in a dynamic and ever changing music industry.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Music Management Strand:
Business Administration Skills
Business Law
Communications
Desktop Publishing
Event Production
Marketing Practice
Work Experience
Music Industry Studies

Sound Production Strand:
Communications
Desktop Publishing
Event Production
Media Analysis
Music Industry Studies
Music Technology
Sound Engineering and Production
Work Experience

Music Performance Strand:
Communications
Desktop Publishing
Event Production
Media Analysis
Music Industry Studies
Music Theory and Practice
Music Performance
Work Experience

 

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This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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