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BA (Hons) in Music Production

Griffith College, Ireland


Next enrollment cycle

September 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,280

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  • 3 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 25% scholarship

Campus: Dublin Main Campus. Learn the skills required to succeed as a modern day Music Producer with this unique, industry-focused programme .


Our BA (Hons) in Music Production course is run in partnership with Pulse College and has uniquely been designed by the industry, for the industry.

Why Study Music Production at Griffith College?

  • Our partnered BA (Hons) in Music Production is available on a full-time basis over a three-year period and taught on campus at Pulse College. The aim of the course is to equip you with a high level of competence in specific skills for the areas of studio recording, live sound, music technology and much more.
  • Delivered by academic leaders and industry professionals to international industry standard
  • Develop specialist skills and knowledge will enable you to find employment within a range of areas within the industry including music recording, post-production and sound design for the web.
  • Students will have access to state of the art facilities
  • Use of industry relevant software applications including Apple Logic Pro Certified Centre and Avid Pro Tools Centre
  • 24-hour studio access
  • Intake Dates

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

  • Irish Citizen Under 23 Years of Age

Entry onto our Programme is based upon a course interview and achieving a minimum of:

  • 2x H5s (H5 = 50 – 60% in a Leaving Certificate Higher Level subject)
  • Minimum of 4x O6/H7s (O6 = 40 – 55% in a Leaving Certificate Ordinary Subject / H7 = 30-40% in a Leaving Certificate Higher Level subject)
  • To include a minimum O6 or higher in Ordinary Leaving Certificate Mathematics and either Irish or English


  • FETAC Level 6 / HETAC Level 7 in Music/Media or similar


  • A Minimum of 2 Grade C A Levels as well as 4 subjects from either A levels (Grades A-E) or GCSE (Grades A,B or C). Or NVQ Level 3 in Music/Media or similar.

Applicants will also be expected to fulfil the following requirements;

  • Grade 5 in Music or equivalent (candidates are required to have prior knowledge in Music Theory)
  • A proven interest in audio and/or music technology, and to display some interest in related creative media arts
  • Basic knowledge of computers (Mac/PC, and audio software): helpful but not essential
  • Mature applicants will be required to interview in Windmill Lane Recording Studios.

Note: Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience will also be considered.

Year One

  • Music Technology 1
  • Applications Technology
  • Recording Studio Principles
  • Applications Of Music Theory 1
  • Explorations In Music
  • History Of Music Production
  • The Music Industry
  • Critical Listening And Audio Analysis

Year Two

  • Music Technology 2
  • Music And Image
  • Sound Design
  • Applications Of Music Theory 2
  • Music Production And Recording 1
  • Research Methods
  • Sound For Performance
  • Business of Digital Media
  • Professional Client Project 1 (summer)

Year Three

  • Dissertation
  • Music Production And Recording 2
  • Composition For Visual Media
  • Mixing, Remixing And Mastering
  • Professional Practice
  • Studio Design And Installation
  • Professional Client Project 2 (summer)

General Fee Information

  • A 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Study Mode: Full-Time

  • Dublin
  • EUR
  • 8,615.00

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