Course Description

Foundation Diploma in Music and Audio Production

BIMM Institute Dublin

This BIMM Institute Dublin Diploma will serve as a fundamental introduction to Music and Audio Production, providing students with the core knowledge, technical and creative skills required for a range of creative industries.

Having completed the course, students will be equipped for entry-level employment in areas as diverse as music production, audio engineering, audio for games, broadcast, post-production, corporate audio, pro-audio sales and audio system installation.

The programme will be delivered in the context of the vibrant and diverse BIMM Institute Dublin student community. This provides unique opportunities for collaborative student learning. You will also have direct connectivity to the Industry to enhance future career prospects.

The facilities at BIMM Institute Dublin have been specifically designed to accommodate a course of this nature, with some of the key features being a state-of-the-art in-house recording studio and Mac labs that will both feature heavily in your learning experience.

As an integral part of the BIMM Institute Dublin community, Music and Audio Production students will be given the opportunity to assist in the regular recording output of BIMM Institute Dublin performance students. You’ll also gain ‘real world’ practical experience as stage technicians at auditions and performances in the purpose-built Live rooms.

An extensive range of pastoral and career tutorials, Masterclasses and industry workshops will also be available. These ensure that students are fully supported in taking the first steps in their Music and Audio career.

The course is fully validated by BIMM University and successful completion will gain you 60 CATS credits at Level 4 in the National Framework of Qualifications for England & Northern Ireland. This is the equivalent to 30 ECTS credits at Level 6 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications.

It’s a great gateway to taking your first steps in a music industry career.

College Name BIMM Institute Dublin
Course Category Dance, Music & Theatre Performance, Music
Course Type Onsite
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Start Date 30th September 2023
Course End Date 31st May 2024
Course Fee €2,450
Course Duration one year
Course Times Part-Time
Title of Awarding Foundation Diploma in Music & Audio Production
Entry Requirements The minimum entry requirements for this course are a successful interview and one subject at Leaving Cert level, or one module at QQI Level 5. The primary entry requirement for mature applications is interview only.
Career Path Graduates can progress directly to a career in the music industry as a Music Producer or Audio Engineer.
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BIMM Institute Dublin

62 – 64 Francis Street, the Liberties,, Dublin, Ireland

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