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
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+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 have a grade H4 in Leaving Certificate Mu...

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 The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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Anticipated QQI-FET places 2019: 24
Minimum QQI-FET points 2018: 341

QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQI-FET (Level 5 or 6) qualifications and modules, with a minimum of distinction in five modules, can be admitted on a c...

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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 2019, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ for information on alternative entry routes.
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Number of Places DN520 Places 350
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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

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Why is this subject 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 yo...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
First Year
• Writing about Music
• Music, Culture & Society
• Music Theory and Musicianship
• Performance Ensemble Electives.

Second & Final Years

Music History
Formal Analysis
Musics of the World ...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Assessment Method Students are assessed through a mixture of end-of-semester exams, continuous assessment, dissertations, recitals, and concerts.
Comment

Expand+Performance Scholarships
The School of Music offers over forty performance scholarships each academic year. Details on criteria and auditions for these scholarships can be found on our website.

Studying Music as a Joint Major with one of the bel...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
Music graduates can pursue careers in:
- The Music Industry
- Journalism
- Media
- Arts Administration
- Music Education
- Academia
- Performance
- Music Therapy

Music graduates often take ...

Further Enquiries Undergraduate Office, UCD School of Music
Newman, Belfield, Dublin 4
Email: music@ucd.ie
Tel: +353 1 716 8178
facebook.com/MyUCD
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Points History
Year Points
2018 381
2017 326
2016 320