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Music Performance

-Created 30-08-2021


location Dunboyne Business Park

Course Title:   Music Performance
Course Category:   Music
Duration:   One Year
Entry Requirements
• Leaving Cert or LCA
• Mature students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.
Course Content
• Music Performance
• Music Theory and Practice
• Music Industry Studies
• Work Experience
• Radio Programming and Production
• Sound Engineering and Production
• Mathematics
• Ethnomusicology
• Teamwork
• Music Technology
• Word Processing
This course is aimed at developing a musician’s ability in the areas of performance and musical awareness and to further enhance skills through music technology and computer applications. It provides students with hands-on experience and training in the various aspects of the music industry. Live performances and studio recordings are an integral part of the course, which is designed for musicians, songwriters and producers. Through continued commitment to rehearsal students develop the discipline that is required to work in the music industry. Students present, produce and perform a number of live performances as part of their course work. These offer an ideal environment in which each student can put the knowledge and skills gained on the course into use.
Learning Outcomes
Students will acquire competency in the theory and technologies associated with the fields of music composition and production, sound engineering and recording, music education, community music, sound for film/radio/TV multimedia, audio post production, internet streaming, location sound engineering, sound synthesis and design, audio for games and so on. Graduates of this course will have a firm foundation in music and the music industry preparing them for further study in this area, along with the know-how and experience to work in a professional music setting. Students can also progress to DCU, Dun Laoghaire IADT, Maynooth University (incl. Kilkenny Campus and St. Patrick’s College), Marino Institute of Education, TU Dublin, DKIT, University of Limerick, Tralee IT, Athlone IT, Waterford Institute of Technology, and other colleges around the country, including progress to First Arts in Maynooth University, where there are 175 places.

Maynooth: MH101 Arts Music Technology (Level 8, 4 Years)
TU Dublin BIMM: TU961 Music (Level 8, 4 Years)
Dundalk Institute of Technology:DK860 Applied Music (Level 8, 4 Years)
Ballyfermot College of FurtherEduction HND Music Performance or Production (HND 2 Years)
Awarding Body
Awarding Body:   QQI Level 5 in Music Performance 5M2011
Start Date
Start Date:   September 2021
Course provider information
Contact person:   Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Email:
Contact:   (01) 802 6577
Institute:   Dunboyne College of Further Education
Location:   Dunboyne Business Park

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