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Audio and Music Technology

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Course overview

Course Code
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This 1-Year City & Guilds Level 3 course (equivalent to Level 5 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications) is designed as an introduction to the world of Audio & Music Technology. The course aims to get students familiar with fundamental concepts and practises used in the modern audio environment, where you will be trained by industry experts in a world-class facility. Studying in Windmill Lane Recording Studios, our students will learn and practise with professional hardware and software used daily in recording studios and productions throughout the professional audio industry.

What will you Study?

Professional Development for Music and Sound Industries
Multitrack Recording and Mixing
Audio Connectivity and Interface Techniques
Audio Mix and Automation & Control Surfaces
Stereo Microphone Techniques
Composition Skills for Music and Sound Industries
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.

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