Creative Music Production

Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name Creative Music Production
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Alternative Provider(s) Sound Training College
Course Code DL838
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Art Design and Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dun Laoghaire
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Min Entry Requirements
2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:
Maths – O6/H7
English – O6/H7

Foundation level Maths not accepted

Portfolio Yes

CAO Points
Combination of Leaving Certificate and Portfolio Assessment points

Portfolio Submission

QQI FET Applicants General Information FETAC Entry Requirements
Any full FETAC / QQI Level 5 or Level 6 Awards may be used for application to this course. Applicants require at least a pass (O6 / H7) in Maths in the Leaving Certificate or a pass in a mathematical methods module as part of the FETAC Award. We welcome applications from mature students, who must apply to the CAO.
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Number of Places 45
Course Fee Cost for materials and/or field trips. Please allow approximately €200 per year for materials.
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Portfolio Yes
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022 - Restricted Course

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

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Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+BA [Hons] Creative Music Production.

Learn from some of the finest industry practitioners in the contemporary music scene. This unique programme has some of Ireland’s leading commercial recording studios and performance spaces as teaching facili...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What modules will I study?

Year 1
Common Modules:
Music Production Fundamentals
Music Production and Practice
Acoustics of Music
Psychoacoustics of Music
Music Theory Fundamentals
Live Sound and Audio Fundamentals
Faculty Modul...

Careers or Further Progression What will I be able to do when I graduate?
Opportunities exist in a huge variety of careers in the growing music and new media industries, with new opportunities constantly arising. Previous sound engineering graduates continue to lead the worldwide music and new media industries – see alumni profiles here.

Postgraduate study options exist in Ireland and abroad.
Further Enquiries Geoffrey Perrin
Programme Chair
Phone: +353 1 239 4781
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Points History
Year Points
2021 713 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 754 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 746 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)