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Direct Entry (Higher Education)

Music - Access Course

Royal Irish Academy of Music
Royal Irish Academy of Music
Course Code
D-196
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
1 Year
Attendence
Full Time

Course Summary

Private College - additional fees apply. SUSI grants not available.

This Access Course is a one-year full-time course specifically aimed at students who:

wish to study music at third level but who may not yet have the fully-rounded music education necessary and/or

who wish to test their suitability for a career in music.

The course is designed to improve musicianship and technical ability, and develop repertoire, so that the student achieves the necessary standard for entry to a degree or diploma course.

This is not a CAO entry course - course fees required - apply directly to the college.

Not a CAO Course - Fees apply.

Course Details

College Link > D-196 - Music - Access Course

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Creative

Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

Career Progression

This one year course focuses on acquiring skills in Harmony and counterpoint, history and aural awareness to a level that will be acceptable for third level degrees.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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