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Music. Management & Sound

Course Code(s):  5M2011
QQI Award Code:  5M2011 Music
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE

Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2011
QQI Award Code 5M2011 Music
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This one year full-time course provides participants with hands-on experience, training, information and advice on all aspects of the music industry. Participants specialise in practical musicianship, live performance, studio recordings, music law (e.g. contracts and copyright)and song-writing. They also study marketing and promotion of music as a product.

Course participants stage live shows throughout the year and these offer the ideal environment in which each student can put to use the knowledge gained on the course.

What will you Study?

Music Theory and Practice 5N1849
Music Industry Studies 5N1458
Music Performance 5N1301
Sound Engineering and Production 5N1900
Event Production 5N1374
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
EPAMX 5M2011

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Entertainment & Performing Arts
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.

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source: QQI

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source: QQI