TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Music
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT501
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BMus (Hons)
Duration 4 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 6
Honours 2H5's

Minimum Grade in:
Maths 06/H7
English or Irish O6/H7

Information On Eligibility And Selection
To be eligible for consideration for a programme an applicant must possess the minimum entry requirem...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC/Level 5
DIT welcomes applications from students who are presenting QQI/ FET/FETAC Level 5 awards and there are approximately 500 first year places available on Higher Certificate Programmes, Ordinary Degree Programmes and Honours Degree Programmes for such applicants.

For information on what Level 5 awards are required per programme and for further details on how to apply visit:
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education, updating your skills, gaining a new qualification, achieving a personal goal or ambition, DIT welcomes all mature students.

Mature Students / Thinking of returning to study?


Alternative Entry Go to for information.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 37 places (approximately).
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support Go to: for information.
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

You should avoid submitting an application close to a closing date. No ex...

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+What is Music?
The world-wide demand for the talents of Irish-trained musicians has never been more apparent. Alongside the iPod generation of musicians there is a strong desire for the talents of both classical and traditional vocalists and musicia...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
• Performance Studies
• Composition Techniques
• History of Music
• Aural Awareness and Analysis
• Introductory Module in Irish Music
• Music Technology
• Supporting Musicianship (classical) or Studies in Irish Tr...

Comment Location: Rathmines Road.

Are there study abroad options?
We have links with a variety of European and US institutions. These exchange opportunities are offered on a competitive basis. Our links include Columbia College Chicago, Ryerson University in Toronto, Metropolia University in Helsinki, the Liszt Academy in Budapest, and the Kódaly Institute in Kecskemét Hungary.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
Graduates may proceed to careers as soloists or group performers in the orchestral, vocal or Irish traditional fields, as composers or as teachers in the public or private sector. A significant number of graduates h...

Further Enquiries Dermot Dunne (Programme Chair)
T: (01) 402 7822
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 383 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2018 415 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2017 449 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)