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New Undergraduate Courses for 2024

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) is delighted to launch a range of new and exciting Level 7 and Level 8 Undergraduate courses for September 2024 entry.

new undergrad courses 2024

DkIT is delighted to launch a range of new and exciting Level 7 and Level 8 Undergraduate courses for September 2024 entry.

Please see below a list of our new courses for 2024 and if you would like more information about any of the courses please contact the email address for that course.

New Courses for 2024 Entry

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Quantity Surveying

    CAO Code: DK834
    Level Level 8
    Duration 4 Years
    Description

    The aim of the course is to produce graduates with the skills and knowledge of all aspects of construction over the whole life of a building or facility. Graduates will have the ability to analyse and manage projects cost effectively, equating quality and value with individual client needs.

    The course has been designed in line with the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland Accreditation Policy and Process ensuring that it meets a globally recognised standard for surveying education.

    Upon accreditation graduates of this programme may, subject to fulfilling experiential requirements, progress to become a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI).

    What You'll Study Quantification; Estimating; Construction Technology; Contract Administration; Legal Principles; Building Control and Regulations; Procurement and Tendering; Project Control and Reporting; Project and Risk Management; Financial and Commercial Management; Construction Management and Planning; Professional Practice and Entrepreneurship; Work Placement.
    Entry Requirements

    Standard entry requirements apply. There are no special entry requirements for this course. 

    Questions For all questions please email Denise Quigley (Lecturer) at Denise.Quigley@dkit.ie.
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  • Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying

    CAO Code: DK734
    Level Level 7
    Duration 3 Years
    Description

    The aim of the course is to produce graduates with the skills and knowledge of all aspects of construction over the whole life of a building or facility. Graduates will have the ability to implement procedures necessary to manage cost effectively, balancing quality and value with individual client needs.

    The course has been designed in line with the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland Accreditation Policy and Process ensuring that it meets a globally recognised standard for surveying education.

    What You'll Study Quantification; Estimating; Construction Technology; Contract Administration; Legal Principles; Building Control and Regulations; Procurement and Tendering; Project Control and Reporting; Project Management; Construction Management and Planning; Work Placement.
    Entry Requirements

    Standard entry requirements apply. There are no special entry requirements for this course. 

    Questions For all questions please email Denise Quigley (Lecturer) at Denise.Quigley@dkit.ie.
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  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Animation Production

    CAO Code: DK825
    Level Level 8
    Duration 4 Years
    Description

    This course aims to equip students with the core skills to explore a career in Computer Animation. As a student you will have the opportunity to develop both creative and technical skills in animation production, learning key theories for animation, art and design fundamentals, storytelling, character design and imagined worlds. Industry software, Artificial Intelligence (AI) workflows, immersive technologies, as well as virtual production techniques using Game Engines will be employed.

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  • BA (Hons) in Audio Computing

    CAO Code: DK891
    Level Level 8
    Duration 4 Years
    Description

    Almost every aspect of Musical activity (including performance, composition, listening to music, music/audio storage and distribution) has been hugely impacted by advances in technology, primarily in the areas of software development, hardware, and networking. The BA (Hons) in Audio Computing is a response to the growing industry demand for graduates with music and audio programming skills and a solid understanding of sound synthesis and audio processing techniques. 

    The primary aims of this programme are to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of the digital representation of sound and music and the programming skills to design and develop a diverse range of audio and music applications. Important areas of focus include the representation, processing, querying, analysis, synthesis and generation of music and audio data in all its forms. 

    Those who complete this programme will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

    • Audio and Music programming and software development
    • Audio Plugin Creation  
    • Scripting  
    • Audio and Music archives and retrieval systems
    • Audio and music solutions involving programming
    • Web design and development (especially music/audio features)
    • Synthesis  
    • Audio DSP Programming  
    • Project Development  
    Entry Requirements

    Standard entry requirements apply. There are no special entry requirements for this course. 

    Questions For all questions please email Adele Commins at Adele.Commins@dkit.ie
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  • BA in Audio Computing

    CAO Code: DK791
    Level Level 7
    Duration 3 Years
    Description

    Almost every aspect of Musical activity (including performance, composition, listening to music, music/audio storage and distribution) has been hugely impacted by advances in technology, primarily in the areas of software development, hardware, and networking. The BA in Audio Computing is a response to the growing industry demand for graduates with music and audio programming skills and a solid understanding of sound synthesis and audio processing techniques. 

    The primary aims of this programme are to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of the digital representation of sound and music and the programming skills to design and develop a diverse range of audio and music applications. Important areas of focus include the representation, processing, querying, analysis, synthesis and generation of music and audio data in all its forms.

    Students will have the opportunity to progress to the fourth year of BA (Hons) Sound Design subject to fulfilling the requirements for entering the programme at the end of Year 3.

    Those who complete this programme will be prepared for careers in areas such as: 

    • Audio and Music programming and software development
    • Audio Plugin Creation  
    • Scripting  
    • Audio and Music archives and retrieval systems
    • Audio and music solutions involving programming
    • Web design and development (especially music/audio features)
    • Synthesis  
    • Audio DSP Programming  
    • Project Development  
    Entry Requirements

    Standard entry requirements apply. There are no special entry requirements for this course. 

    Questions For all questions please email Adele Commins at Adele.Commins@dkit.ie
      Visit Course Page

     

  • BA (Hons) in Sound Design

    CAO Code: DK893
    Level Level 8
    Duration 4 Years
    Description

    The BA (Hons) in Sound Design aims to provide learners with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies in sound design, programming, and implementation, relevant to the audio-visual industry related to games and interactive media. 

    By balancing sound design and implementation skill development alongside teamwork and entrepreneurial skills, the BA (Hons) in Sound Design will also encourage students to develop skills in research, critical reflection, and communication. The programme is designed to develop creative and professional attitudes which will enable engagement and collaboration. The BA (Hons) in Sound Design ethos encourages learners to develop entrepreneurial skills, behaviours and attitudes. 

    Throughout the BA (Hons) in Sound Design programme, learners are challenged to consider sound design, sound for games and sound production for interactive media issues from a variety of cultural perspectives. Graduates from this BA (Hons) in Sound Design programme will be able to work across a variety of audio and sound platforms, traversing the increasingly narrow boundaries between traditional and new screen media in the Interactive and Creative Industries. 

    Those who complete this programme will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

    • Sound Design and Editing
    • Content Analysis
    • Audio DSP Programming
    • Technical Sound Design
    • Audio Implementation
    • Project Development
    • Content Creation and Editing
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Audio Plugin Creation
    • Scripting
    • Competencies in Digital Audio Workstation, Audio Middleware, and Games Engine. 
    Entry Requirements

    Standard entry requirements apply. There are no special entry requirements for this course. 

    Questions For all questions please email Adele Commins at Adele.Commins@dkit.ie
      Visit Course Page

     

  • BA in Sound Design

    CAO Code: DK793
    Level Level 7
    Duration 3 Years
    Description

    The BA in Sound Design aims to provide learners with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies in sound design, programming, and implementation, relevant to the audio-visual industry related to games and interactive media. 

    By balancing sound design and implementation skill development alongside teamwork and entrepreneurial skills, the BA in Sound Design will also encourage students to develop skills in research, critical reflection, and communication. The programme is designed to develop creative and professional attitudes which will enable engagement and collaboration. The BA in Sound Design ethos encourages learners to develop entrepreneurial skills, behaviours and attitudes. 

    Throughout the BA in Sound Design programme, learners are challenged to consider sound design, sound for games and sound production for interactive media issues from a variety of cultural perspectives. Graduates from this BA in Sound Design programme will be able to work across a variety of audio and sound platforms, traversing the increasingly narrow boundaries between traditional and new screen media in the Interactive and Creative Industries.

    Students will have the opportunity to progress to the fourth year of BA (Hons) Sound Design subject to fulfilling the requirements for entering the programme at the end of Year 3.

    Those who complete this programme will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

    • Sound Design and Editing
    • Content Analysis
    • Audio DSP Programming
    • Technical Sound Design
    • Audio Implementation
    • Project Development
    • Content Creation and Editing
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Audio Plugin Creation
    • Scripting
    • Competencies in Digital Audio Workstation, Audio Middleware, and Games Engine. 
    Entry Requirements

    Standard entry requirements apply. There are no special entry requirements for this course. 

    Questions For all questions please email Adele Commins at Adele.Commins@dkit.ie
      Visit Course Page

     

  • BA (Hons) in Music and Performance Technologies

    CAO Code: DK892
    Level Level 8
    Duration 4 Years
    Description

    The BA (Hons) Music and Performance Technologies aims to provide musicians with a broad range of musical experience and knowledge necessary to succeed in the contemporary music industry, in Ireland and beyond. These include both musical skills (including performance, theory, history, composition, and improvisation) and the technological and business skills necessary for 21st century musicians (such as music production, digital collaboration, creative coding, and entrepreneurship). The aim in bringing together these two areas is to produce graduates who are competent and confident in the diverse range of knowledge and competencies required by contemporary music creators, educators, and performers.

    The programme provides intensive, high-level training across multiple genres, including popular, contemporary, Western classical, Irish traditional, and global musics; for each of these genres, performance training is combined with cultural and theoretical background, with the ultimate goal of forming well-rounded musicians who can take up diverse career paths upon graduation.

    Those who complete this programme will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

    • Music performance
    • Music tutoring, teaching, and lecturing
    • Composition and songwriting
    • Community music
    • Arts marketing and promotion
    • Arts management and administration
    • Cultural tourism
    • Festival programming and production
    • Music journalism and digital content creation
    • Music research
    Entry Requirements

    Standard entry requirements apply. There are no special entry requirements for this course. 

    Questions For all questions please email Adele Commins at Adele.Commins@dkit.ie
      Visit Course Page

     

  • BA in Music and Performance Technologies

    CAO Code: DK792
    Level Level 7
    Duration 3 Years
    Description

    The BA Music and Performance Technologies aims to provide musicians with a broad range of musical experience and knowledge necessary to succeed in the contemporary music industry, in Ireland and beyond. These include both musical skills (including performance, theory, history, composition, and improvisation) and the technological and business skills necessary for 21st century musicians (such as music production, digital collaboration, creative coding, and entrepreneurship). The aim in bringing together these two areas is to produce graduates who are competent and confident in the diverse range of knowledge and competencies required by contemporary music creators, educators, and performers.

    The programme provides intensive, high-level training across multiple genres, including popular, contemporary, Western classical, Irish traditional, and global musics; for each of these genres, performance training is combined with cultural and theoretical background, with the ultimate goal of forming well-rounded musicians who can take up diverse career paths upon graduation.

    Students will have the opportunity to progress to the fourth year of BA (Hons) Music and Performance Technologies subject to fulfilling the requirements for entering the programme at the end of Year 3.

    Those who complete this programme will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

    • Music performance
    • Music tutoring, teaching, and lecturing
    • Composition and songwriting
    • Community music
    • Arts marketing and promotion
    • Arts management and administration
    • Cultural tourism
    • Festival programming and production
    • Music journalism and digital content creation
    • Music research
    Entry Requirements

    Standard entry requirements apply. There are no special entry requirements for this course. 

    Questions For all questions please email Adele Commins at Adele.Commins@dkit.ie
      Visit Course Page

     

 

* All courses are subject to validation. All module titles are subject to change and are for indicative purposes only. The provision of electives each year us subject to the numbers enrolling on each elective and available resources.

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