Postgrad.Dip. Music Technology (Higher Diploma)

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR13500 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR9167 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
The course is creativity-driven, with emphasis on musical aspects of computer programming and audio technology. It offers full use of computer resources at the Music Technology Labs at Maynooth University; access to studio space, with the possibility of working towards recording and production projects; expert advice on musical and technical issues is provided by composers and researchers at the cutting edge of their fields.

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The course is creativity-driven, with emphasis on musical aspects of computer programming and audio technology. It offers full use of computer resources at the Music Technology Labs at Maynooth University; access to studio space, with the possibility of working towards recording and production projects; expert advice on musical and technical issues is provided by composers and researchers at the cutting edge of their fields.

Career Options

Teaching; Music industry; recording; production; composition; software programming an multimedia design; radio production; music education.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    General deadline, applies to everyone.

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Tuition fee
  • EUR 13500 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 9167 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Course Structure

The course is structured around a number of options covering all aspects of Music Technology from acoustics to computer programming, including audio signal processing, synthesis and recording engineering. Foreign language instruction is also available through the Maynooth University Language Centre. See https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/language-centre for detailed information and fees.

Course Duration: 1 year Full-time

Courses Include:

  • Music recording project
  • Electroacoustic composition
  • Interactive systems
  • Musical signal processing
  • Music systems programming 1
  • Sound recording techniques
  • Software sound synthesis
  • Acoustics & psychoacoustics

Requirements

Honours degree normally with a minimum of Grade 2.1. Students with a primary degree other than Music would normally have to demonstrate some degree of musical training and affinity. Candidates will be called for an interview.
Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements:
  • IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
  • TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
  • TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
  • PTE (Pearson): 62

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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