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Music Courses in Department of Creative Arts Media & Music

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This programme is aimed at producing professionals for the recording industry capable of assuming key creative and architectural roles in the process of analyzing, developing and realizing the creative intentions of the recording artist to a commercial conclusion.The programme is designed to continuingly strengthen the students’ understanding and awareness of a wide range of aspects of Music Production.

Course Type: 

CAO Undergraduate
International

Qualification: 

Honours Bachelor Degree

Level: 

8

CAO Codes: 

DK865

Duration: 

4 Years

Places: 

30
Full time
Interested in a degree with a difference? Are you dedicated and committed to developing your musical skills to a high standard? Our B.A (Honours) in Applied Music can offer you an exciting blend of traditional, classical, rock and pop with music technology! We welcome students from different music backgrounds and with a diversity of interests. The programme is both challenging and enriching, and gives you the chance to participate in a wide range of music activities. Enhanced by state of the art facilities, the BA (Hons) Applied Music programme creates opportunities for study of a diverse range of genres, technologies and activities in music.

Course Type: 

CAO Undergraduate
International

Qualification: 

Honours Bachelor Degree

Level: 

8

CAO Codes: 

DK860

Duration: 

4 Years

Places: 

36
Full time

This one-year part-time programme, targeted at the unemployed, meets the needs of this sector and will provide participants with the required knowledge, skills and confidence to assist them in gaining employment in the Irish games industry.

Course Type: 

Part-time
Springboard

Qualification: 

Higher Diploma

Level: 

8

Duration: 

1 Year

Places: 

15
Part time
Springboard Course

DkIT’s postgraduate programmes in Music Performance and Musicology are designed for graduates who are seeking to develop their performance and compositional capabilities and/ or document and develop their specialised knowledge of specific areas of music in Ireland and in Europe. This provides the opportunity for established performers and researchers to formalise and focus their existing expertise within a structure which will place the work in an academic and international context.

Course Type: 

Postgraduate
International

Qualification: 

Masters Degree

Level: 

9

CAO Codes: 

DK965

Duration: 

1 Year

Places: 

10
Full time
Dundalk Institute of Technology have launched a new blended learning Masters / PG Dip in Traditional Music Studies. It is rooted in Irish traditional music, analysing extant music, song and dance forms and contexts, but explores outwards into related traditions which have impacted on Irish music, clarifying linkages, overlaps and borrowing. The programme combines academic research, performance practice and the latest technological methods and explores the musical, social and historical dimensions of the folk music traditions of many areas of Europe including Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and Scandinavia. Students engage with the discipline of ethnomusicology undertaking courses in traditional music studies, collection and archiving, popular music theory, transmission and technology. The dissertation/research project provides the opportunities for students to develop an in-depth specialised study, which can be academic or performance based. The programme is designed to inform a variety of interests including musicians, teachers, media commentators, producers and promoters.

Course Type: 

Postgraduate

Qualification: 

Masters Degree

Level: 

9

CAO Codes: 

DK966

Duration: 

1 Year

Places: 

10
Full time

Dundalk Institute of Technology’s taught Masters programme in Music Technology, is designed for graduates seeking to combine technological competence with musical creativity and is a response to the increasing demand from Artists, Scientists, Educationalists, and the wider music industry, and digital media sector, for courses which bridge the traditionally perceived Arts-Science divide to produce graduates conversant in both new technologies and their creative application.

Course Type: 

Postgraduate

Qualification: 

Masters Degree

Level: 

9

CAO Codes: 

DK962

Duration: 

1 Year

Places: 

16
Full time

DkIT’s postgraduate programmes in Music Performance and Musicology are designed for graduates who are seeking to develop their performance and compositional capabilities and/ or document and develop their specialised knowledge of specific areas of music in Ireland and in Europe. This provides the opportunity for established performers and researchers to formalise and focus their existing expertise within a structure which will place the work in an academic and international context.

Course Type: 

Postgraduate
International

Qualification: 

Doctoral Degree

Level: 

9

CAO Codes: 

DK964

Duration: 

3 Years

Places: 

10
Full time