Music and Sound Production
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
Graduates of this course will be able to pursue many opportunities as sound engineers, sound editors and producers in a range of areas, including games, film, animation, theatre, live sound, studio recording and radio.
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of this course in Music and Sound Production (Year 1) may progress to the level 6 course, Audio Music Production Elsewhere: Graduates are also eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Higher Education Institutions in Ireland and the UK (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).
QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificated in Audio & Music Production (AMP) - Cavan Institute
Audio and Music Production - DKIT
Music - Maynooth University
Music Technology - University of West Scotland
Music & Sound Engineering - TUS Midlands
Music - University of Middlesex
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Sound Production
Music Technology Work Experience Desktop Multimedia Audio Production Music Industry Studies Music Theory and Practice Sound Engineering and Production Radio Programme Production Communications
About This Course
This course allows students to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills in audio and music technology, sound engineering and production and musicianship. Students will gain hands-on experience in studio work (audio tracking, audio mixing), composition with technology and radio production in our high-spec studios and multimedia editing suites. A series of events throughout the academic year will allow students to gain experience in studio production, live sound, composition with technology, radio programme production and musicianship whilst developing the necessary skills required to navigate the technical music and sound industry. As part of the course, students will be developing competence in industry software such as AVID Pro Tools, Reason, Adobe Audition, Sibelius, Ableton and other software.
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