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Sound Production

-Created 18-01-2022

Sound Engineering | Sound Production

location Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Co. Meath A86 WC91

Course Title:   Sound Production
Course Category:   Sound Engineering | Sound Production
Duration:   1 Year Full time
Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert or LCA
• Mature students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
Course Content
• Sound Engineering and Production
• Radio Programming and Production
• Music Technology
• Work Experience
• Word Processing
• Mathematics
• Music Industry Studies
• Music Performance
• Ethnomusicology
• Teamwork

May be offered as options on this course
• Music Theory and Practice
This one-year course is designed to give
students an introduction to the world of
sound engineering, the media and the
music industry. This course is designed
to provide a combination of practical and
theoretical tuition in all aspects of digital
sound engineering and event production.
Students will work in a fully equipped digital
studio and be involved in the production
of live performance recording. The overall
aim of the course is to educate students for
a variety of career opportunities within the
audio industry and related areas. It also aims
for students to gain a broad appreciation of
the technology; every year more hardware
and software becomes available to create
music and teach students about music. This is
a hands-on, skills-based course which equips
students with a fundamental knowledge
of the common applications of music
Learning Outcomes
Students may seek immediate
employment in the music industry.
Typical career opportunities are in the
areas of sound engineering, music
production and recording, live sound
production, and audio technology, or
in a range of companies and projects
that seek graduates with an engineering
aptitude. The course will provide you
with a qualification that has many
applications within the music and audio
industries. Students can also progress
to Ballyfermot Rock School, First Arts in
Maynooth University, where there are
over 175 places available. There are also
places in DCU, TU Dublin, Tallaght IT,
Limerick IT, Dun Laoghaire IADT, UCC,
Cork IT, Shannon College and other
colleges. This industry and employers
now seek qualified and competent
personnel. Graduates may also pursue
courses in colleges and Institutes of
Technology around the country or in
the UK.
Maynooth: MH101 Arts Music
Technology (Level 8, 4 Years)
TU Dublin City Campus: TU963 Music
(Level 8, 4 Years)
DBS: DB510 Audio Production & Music
Project Management (Level 8, 3 Years)
Limerick IT: LC270 Music Technology &
Production (Level 7, 3 Years)
Ballyfermot College of Further
Education: HND in Music Production
(HND, 2 Years)
Dundalk Institute of Technology: DK
865 Production of Music and Audio
(Level 8, 4 Years)
Ulster University: W3181 Music Sound
& Technology (Level 8, 3 Years)
Awarding Body
Awarding Body:   QQI Level 5 in Sound Production 5M2149
Start Date
Start Date:   September 2022
Course provider information
Contact person:   Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Email:
Contact:   01 8026577
Institute:   Dunboyne College of Further Education
Location:   Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Co. Meath A86 WC91
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