Audio Production & Music Project Management

Dublin Business School


Course Name Audio Production & Music Project Management
Course Provider Dublin Business School
Alternative Provider(s) Sound Training College
Course Code DB510
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements 2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 to include Maths & English or another language.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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Selection of CAO applicants will be made on the basis of points. Your points will be calculated by adding together the points scored in the best of six subjects in a single sitting of the Leaving Certificate. The results of two si...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Link Modules

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Points Calculation Grid
Applicants can use their link module for points allocation as one of their six subjects for the purpose of calculating points and it will therefore count as a passing subject.
QQI FET Applicants General Information FETAC Applicants
Minimum entry requirements for graduates of FETAC awards is a full FETAC award at Level 5 on the NFQ and which includes a Distinction grade in at least three modules. A full FETAC award normally consists of eight modules. A record of achievement/component certificate does not meet minimum entry standards. FETAC Level 5 awards will be accepted in any discipline. Further details can be obtained from the Admissions Office.
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Mature Applicants Students who are applying to programmes as mature applicants will be required to be over the age of 23 as on 1st January in the year of entry. Mature students may apply through the CAO or directly to the college. They are not required to do both. Mature students are assessed on basis of age, educational standard and work experience to date.
Alternative Entry All applicants presenting other qualifications should contact the Admissions Office directly to discuss their eligibility criteria.
Course Fee Please note DBS is an independent college and therefore fees apply.
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2023

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+The Degree in Audio Production and Music Project Management is delivered in collaboration with our partners Sound Training College. Located at Rory Gallagher Corner and the Temple Bar Music Centre (The Button Factory), the Sound Training College has ...

Subjects Taught

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The BA (Hons) in Audio Production & Music Project Management programme has the following content.

Year 1

Core Modules
Learning to Learn
Marketing Essentials and Business Planning
Studio Recording Principles and Techniques

Assessment Method Assessment

Course work is broken down into the following components, some of which are used in each module:

•Hands-on small group tutorials
•Group Discussion
•Practical analysis and evaluative exercises
•Case Study
•Practical skills sessions
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities

Audio Production and Music Project Management graduates will be able to pursue a career as producers, studio engineers, live sound engineers, sound designers, production assistants, composers and studio managers.


Further Enquiries Dublin Business School.
13/14 Aungier Street,
Dublin 2,
T: +353 (0) 1 4177500
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Points History
Year Points
2022 238
2021 217
2020 234