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Degree - Honours Bachelor

Applied Music

Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT
Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT
Course Code
DK860
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r1
499
Points Change

Course Summary

Music
Music

This course offers a blend of traditional, classical, rock and pop with music technology. We welcome students from different music backgrounds and with a diversity of interests. Music performance is a central focus of the programme where you may specialise in your chosen performance genre.

Specialisms offered in years 3 and 4 include composition, performance (classical, traditional, rock/pop), music technology, music education and community, musicology and ethnomusicology.  

Course Details

College Link > DK860 - Applied Music

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Creative

Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

Career Progression

A degree in music can give access to many other careers and music graduates are sought after in professions which demand a high level of personal confidence, communication skills and expressive ability. Careers may include:

  • Music technology & music software development
  • Music teaching
  • Composing, arranging, publishing, realization and editing
  • Production and management
  • Music performance: solo or ensemble
  • Library, archival work
  • Community arts employment
  • Performance sound applications
  • Research and further education at DkIT and elsewhere

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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