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.
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.
If you have any questions please get in touch with Sarah Walsh, Head of Admissions for Pulse College, at [email protected]
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;
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.
Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st of January, 2018 must apply through the CAO system www.cao.ie. Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2018 applications.
Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January, 2018 must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility. Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport and applications should be made b7 September 2018.
A Registration Fee of EUR250.00 and 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.
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 7,500.00
A Registration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU students: a Medical Insurance, Student Services and Administration fee of EUR300 is payable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 10,500.00
Non-EU living Abroad: EUR 10,500.00
EU Living Abroad: EUR 8,500.00
Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.
Is your company paying for your course?
They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:
All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.
Graduates of the BA (Hons) in Music Production programme are eligible to be considered for entry to a postgraduate degree.
Previous graduates of the BA (Hons) in Music Production programme have found employment in a variety of sectors within music industry. Some of the many great artists or facilities past pupils have worked with are: Prince, Kings of Leon, 50 Cent, Snoop Dog, U2, REM, Kylie Minogue, Windmill Pictures, Brown Bag, Ardmore Studios, RTE, FM104, TV3, RTE Radio, The Apprentice, Masterchef, Little Brittan, Rivercottage, Harry Potter, Casino Royale, MTV X-Factor, The Voice, Slane, Oxygen, O2, Electric Picnic, Riverdance and Lord of the Dance.