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Music Technology - Sound Production

Course Code(s):  5M2149
QQI Award Code:  5M2149 Sound Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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North Kerry College of Further Education

North Kerry College of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2149
QQI Award Code 5M2149 Sound Production
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to develop the required knowledge, skills and competence in music technology and performance in order to meet the standards set by the awarding body in the award specification at level 5.

The primary aim of this programme is to ensure that learners are proficient in the practical application and appreciation of music technology and music performance. It will prepare learners to work in sound studios and related areas or to progress to related higher level programmes. The programme will be delivered on a full-time basis.

What will you Study?

Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Music Technology 5N1640
Sound Engineering and Production 5N1900
Music Industry Studies 5N1458
Ethnomusicology 5N1443
Music Performance 5N1301
Event Production 5N1374
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

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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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EMEXX 5M2149

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