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Cavan Institute


 

Music Production - Year 2


Course Code(s):  6M5130 CI062MC BH025411
QQI Award Code:  6M5130 Media Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course allows students to build on their knowledge and training in the technical area of sound engineering and production. Students will gain an awareness of the music and media industries by exploring subjects including creative arts and marketing. By utilising the Institute's two recording studios, Mac lab and specialised multimedia suite, students will gain experience in the areas of production, post production and sound creation.

A number of live events will take place in the course of the year, allowing students to gain experience in presenting and producing, along with developing the necessary skills involved in organising and staging an event.

 

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.

Audio Post-Production
Music Production Analysis
Music Composition Techniques
Event Management
Research Project
Communications
Sound Engineering and Music Techniques
Ethical and Legal Issues in Media
Marketing for the Arts Sector
Multimedia Sound
Studio and Location Sound Production

 

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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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