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Certificate in Music Production for Games

Certificate in Music Production for Games


Gain a deep understanding of how to produce music for games with our exciting new course

 Our Certificate in Music Production for Games course is run in partnership with Pulse College and Windmill Lane Recording Studios and embraces learners from a variety of musical backgrounds.

Why Study Music Production for Games at Griffith College?

Our Certificate in Music Production for Games is available on either full-time over a one-year period, or part-time over a two-year period. The aim of the course is to equip students with a high level of competence in specific skills for the areas of applications technology, games development, sound design, and much more.

  • Delivered by academic leaders and industry professionals to international industry standard
  • Gain a deep understanding of how games are created by studying game development and game interactivity learners gain
  • Develop creative strategies by underpinning practical and theoretical knowledge of games music production techniques through creative assignments and industry relevant projects.
  • Students will have access to state of the art facilities and Technologies.
  • Pulse College, Windmill Lane Recording Studios and Griffith College have a strong network of games based companies
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Course details
Year One Core Subjects
  • Applications Technology
  • Games Development
  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Music Composition for Games
  • Music and Image
  • Music Technology
  • Sound Design for Games

Course Contacts

Dublin Campus
How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Entry onto our programme is based on a course interview and achieving a minimum of:

5x O6/H7s (O6 = 40 – 55% in a Leaving Certificate Ordinary subject / H7 = 30-40% in a Leaving Certificate Higher Level subject)

To include O6 or higher in Ordinary Leaving Certificate Maths

To include O6 or higher in Ordinary Leaving Certificate Language subject

Springboard Entry Requirements

All applicants are required to have the necessary capabilities to benefit from and succeed on the programme. Candidates applying on the basis of formal qualifications are required to hold NFQ awards at level 6 higher certificate awards (in areas in engineering or equivalent).

How to Apply

Mature applicants can apply directly and will be subject to interview.

Applicants under 23 years of age

Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st of January, 2018 must apply through the CAO system Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2018 applications.

Applicants over 23 years of age

Apply directly to Griffith College. Those applicable can also apply via Springboard.

To apply fill in the following application form uploading copies of the relevant documentation.


Springboard applicants' fees are fully covered. For more information click here

Annual Fees

Study Mode: Full-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 6,300.00

EU living Abroad: EUR 6,500.00

Non EU living Ireland: EUR 9,000.00

Non EU living Abroad: EUR 9,000.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 3,150

Registration Fees

A registration fee of Euro 250.00 is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

2% Learner Protection Charge

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.

Direct Debit Scheme

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:

  • Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
  • Email: [email protected]ie

Academic Progression 

Graduates of the Certificate in Music Production for Games programme are eligible for entry into level 7 and level 8 programmes nationally, with advanced standing where appropriate in respect of the modules they have completed.

Career Progression 

Graduates of the Certificate in Music Production for Games programme may find employment within Ireland's rapidly growing games design and games development sector. Roles will centre on their specialist contribution to the music and sound aspects of games. Both Windmill Lane Recording Studios and Griffith College have a strong network of games based companies. Both institutions work closely with employers on a regular basis in sourcing and placing graduates on their behalf. In return these companies continue to inform the design and development of our programmes.



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