Arts - Music

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Arts - Music
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN520
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters BA - Joint Honours
Duration 3 years (4 years BA International)
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, a third language and three other recognised subjects

Special Entry Recommendation
In order to study Music, we strongly recommend that you achieve a H4 in Leaving Certificate Music or the equivalent of Grade V ABRSM Music Theory.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum entry requirements
• To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a student must present at least six recognised subjects selected according to course requirements (see Entry Requirements for each course) and must obtain...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP NB The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQIFET (Level 5 or 6) qualifications and modules, with a minimum of distinction in five modules, can be admitted to a broad range of programmes on a competitive basis to programmes in: Science, Agriculture, Veterinary Nursing, Nursing, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Commerce.

Please see www.ucd.ie/FET for full details and information on other programmes under consideration.
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2022, your d...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ for information on alternative entry routes.
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 DN520 Places: 420
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support Performance Scholarships
The School of Music offers over forty performance scholarships each academic year, via the UCD Choral Scholars and the UCD Symphony Orchestra. Scholars regularly perform on radio, TV and at major events. Details on criteria and auditions can be found on our website www.ucd.ie/music/
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

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

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+BA Joint Honours (DN520)
This long established, three-year course gives students the freedom to choose from an unrivalled range of 25 subjects and build their own bespoke degree. Students applying through the CAO select DN520 and choose two subje...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Why is this course for me?
Music is a universal form of expression, one that captures our imagination in countless ways. In UCD, we equip students with the skills necessary to understand a wide variety of musical practices. Study music in UCD if you...

Careers or Further Progression Graduate Study
Music graduates often take their study of music further, through graduate studies. The UCD School of Music offers a Master in Musicology [pathways in musicology and ethnomusicology], MLitt, and PhD.

Careers
Music graduates have a range of skills including research, critical thinking and writing, enabling them to pursue careers in: Performance, Music Industry, Journalism, Media, Arts Administration, Music Education, Academia, Music Therapy.
Further Enquiries www.myucd.ie/music
UCD School of Music
+353 1 716 8178
music@ucd.ie
Instagram/Facebook/Twitter: @MyUCD
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 381
2020 310
2019 336