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Music Production - HND

Course Code(s):  MJ MH
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Bray Institute of Further Education

Bray Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code MJ MH
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

BIFE Sound fuses art and science to ensure students become fluent in the language and culture of music technology. An advanced program developed for those who want to hone and refine their skills. We focus on getting you ready to enter the competitive audio industry able to express yourself both technically and artistically.

We go in-depth into recording techniques used in the studio, live and on location. We explore emerging trends in audio technology, synthesis and sound design to make sure that your technique is fresh, vibrant and state-of-the-art. We encourage you to work towards your own artistic and professional goals with tutors providing constant support, professional coaching and individual guidance. If you want to go deep into the craft enrol at the Bray Institute of Further Education.

What will you Study?

Year 1:
Creative Arts Research Skills
Music in Context
Notation
Audio Electronics
Live Sound for Small Venues
Music Technology
Computer Music Composition and Production
Studio Recording and Engineering

Year 2:
Preparation Process and Production
Audio Post Production
Performance Technology
Music Production Analysis
Music Studio Production
Music Electronics
Aural Perception
Planning for Public Performance
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