This course in Music and Sound Production (Year 1) focuses on the practical use of audio and music technology in a number of settings, including the recording studio, post-production suite and live sound environment.
Music and Sound Production Year 1
Students participate fully in live sound and recording studio sessions. They create, produce and mix music, engineer live performances, and sequence drum and instrument tracks. These activities are supported by theory sessions in sound creation, music theory, acoustics, signal processing and much more. ProTools is used in the studios and editing suite, offering an ideal environment where students can apply their knowledge and skills.
About This Course
Live Sound Techniques
Music Industry Studies
Applied Sound Principles
Sound Engineering and Production
Desktop Multimedia Audio Production
Marketing and Promotion for Musicians
Music Theory and Practice
Radio Programme Production
Creative Software Techniques
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.
At Cavan Institute:
Graduates of this course in Music and Sound Production (Year 1) may progress to the level 6 course, Music and Sound Production (Year 2).
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 Institutes of Technology and Universities in Ireland and the UK (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).
Graduates of this course in Music and Sound Production (Year 1) 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.
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Sound Production.
BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Music (Music Production)
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