Music - Popular Music - Cork School of Music

MTU - Cork Campuses

 

Course Name Music - Popular Music - Cork School of Music
Course Provider MTU - Cork Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Cork School of Music, MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code MT937
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
Apply To CAO
Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 Years (8 Semesters).
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022
Score the necessary CAO points and meet Minimum entry requirements

6 Subjects
Subjects O6/H7 4
Subjects H5 2
Maths Grade Note 1
English or Irish Grade O6/H7

ENTRANCE TEST IS REQUIRED
For details, visit csm.mtu.ie Offers are ma...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022/2023
Applicants must be 16 years of age or over on 1st January of the year of entry to the course. For the majority of courses, applicants for first year admission to MTU must score the necessary CAO points and satisfy the relevant mini...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Scoring for Leaving Certificate
Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Module Holders of the LCVP apply in the normal way through the CAO. Points are awarded on the same basis as for the Leaving Certificate. The link modules ‘subject’ may not be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.

LCVP Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) programme
The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum requirements for entry to MTU full-time courses. Holders of Leaving Certificate Applied qualifications may wish to proceed to a FET-QQI course and in turn apply to third level on the basis of their FET-QQI award.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI-FET Awards
MTU welcomes applications, via the CAO, from applicants who hold a QQI-FET award at level 5 or level 6. Your QQIFET award can be used as an alternative to the Leaving Certificate for application purposes. Please note some MTU prog...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+The University welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. Mature applicants should apply to the CAO before 5.15pm, 1st ...

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 40
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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

Be sure to complete any action well in advance of ...

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+Overview
Popular Music is the music heard around the clock on radio, TV, in the theatres, clubs and venues all around the country. We use it to encompass all of the sub genres: rock, country, soul, blues, commercial, modern musical theatre, el...

Subjects Taught

Expand+First Year at a Glance:
• Contextual Harmony: a foundation in harmonic and notational skills required of the popular music professional and is delivered in the context of popular music history

• Popular Musicianship: intensive directed ...

Comment

Expand+Question Time
Are there any other special requirements?
This is a restricted access course and all applicants must sit the CSM’s BA (Honours) in Popular Music degree course entrance test. The provisional dates for the entrance test are from...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Further Studies
Suitably qualified graduates may apply either to undertake research (leading to the award of an MA and/or PhD), or to follow a taught master’s programme in either Music (Performance or Composition) or Music & Technology. For d...

Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 1028 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 1088 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 972 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)