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CK104
Arts with Music (BMus or International Pathway)

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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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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 - 4 Years
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The BA (Arts-Music) now offers three pathways after first year. You can study for the BA Arts-Music (3yrs), BMus (4 yrs) or the BA Arts-Music International (4yrs). Regardless of which pathway you wish to pursue, in First Year you will take courses providing key foundational skills in Music and two further Arts subjects offered through the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

As part of your degree you will gain experience and understanding of music in contemporary society. You will experience classical, popular, jazz, film, Irish traditional and world music. We integrate practical study alongside academic and theoretical courses. You will have a considerable choice of music-related options, allowing you to build up a distinctive profile as a composer, songwriter, performer, producer, educator or worker within the cultural and music industries.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
  6M3566  Drama
  6M0691  Software Development
EPAMX  5M2011  Music
CASFX  5M5267  Food Science
  5M5165  Trade Union Studies
EPATP  5M5163  Theatre Performance
  5M5162  Media Engineering
ETFPX  5M5158  Film and Television Production
EPADT  5M5152  Theatre Production
DOREC  5M5148  Outdoor Sport and Recreation
DSRXX  5M5146  Sports, Recreation and Exercise
  5M5048  Creative Media
  5M5028  Applied Ecology
DTXXX  5M5011  Tourism with Business
EYXXX  5M4732  Youth Work
ERPXX  5M4511  Radio Production
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
DCHSN  5M4349  Nursing Studies
DHSXX  5M4339  Healthcare Support
CASLT  5M3807  Laboratory Techniques
BLSXX  5M3789  Legal Studies
  5M3782  Health Service Skills
EETXX  5M3635  Education and Training
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
ECDXX  5M3050  Community Development
DCHCC  5M2786  Community Care
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
EPJXX  5M2464  Journalism
EASSX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
EMEXX  5M2149  Sound Production
EMMPX  5M2146  Multimedia Production
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
EPXXX  5M2094  Photography
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
BCCOX  5M2071  Contact Centre Operations
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
BIPXX  5M2067  Information Processing
DCHSC  5M2009  Early Childhood Care and Education
BBSSX  5M1997  Office Administration


Essential Module Requirements:
Must have distinctions in any 4 modules (excluding 5N1356 - Work Experience
6N1946 - Work Experience
W20008 - Work Experience; 5N1433 - Work Practice
6N1947 - Work Practice) in the QQI FET/FETAC qualification.

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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BA (Hons) Arts - Music graduates have a great record for finding employment. Employers recognise Music degrees as being particularly rich in transferable skills, and varied in breadth of learning, a facet reinforced by inclusion of a second subject area taken to graduate level. The result is a graduate who is both versatile and very broadly competent. BMus graduates are highly trained and self-reliant specialists, with the strength of an additional year’s maturation and expertise. They are in much demand professionally.



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