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TL803
Music Technology

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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4 Years
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Music technology at IT Tralee explores the creative possibilities of technology in the areas of audio production, music composition and digital media. 
The programme is delivered through a blend of interactive online learning, group discussions, critique sessions, workshops, guest speakers from industry, hands-on projects, studio work and collaborative projects. The industry work placement, which takes place in third year, is a vital component of the degree. Alternatively, you can work as part of an internal design team, creating digital content entries for national and international media applications awards.

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TL803 - Music Technology
IT Tralee

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TL803 - Music Technology
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
Three Distinctions

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Our graduates take up employment opportunities in the areas of music recording and production, performance, composition, TV, radio, film, new media, software development, games, mobile and web technologies and education.



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