This programme is ideal for students wishing to build a career in the Music and Audio production industry. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to perform at a high-level in a number of modern technical environments, including: recording studios, video editing suites, and in the live theatre.
Graduates will know the principles and operation of studio equipment in both digital and analogue realms; will learn the specifics of music, musical instruments and factors affecting the quality of recording, including: mixing, mastering and mass production. Later in the programme an emphasis is placed on the music business and business planning, particularly in relation to events and events management.
Music Technology and Production students have access to state-of-the-art recording and production facilities at LIT and our experienced lecturers give students the thorough, hands-on and personal support they need to make the most of their studies.
Who is the programme suited to?
This programme will appeal to any students wishing to build a career in the music and audio production industry.
Top 3 Reasons
1. State-of-the-art recording and production facilities.
2. Practical, hands-on, industry-level experience to prepare you for what comes after graduation.
3. Experienced lecturers who give you the thorough, hands-on and personal support you need to make the most of your education.
Class Contact Hours
Year 1: 21 hours per week
Year 2: 24 hours per week
Year 3: 19 hours per week
Did You Know?
Music Technology & Production Students are responsible for the running of LIT Music Week each year during the first week of March. The students are involved in all aspects of running of the week from programming and promotion, to stage setup and live sound mixing. Past guests have included Julie Feeney, Jerry Fish, Karen Power, Tom Prendergast, Noel Hogan and performances from local Limerick bands such as Windings, dREA, God Knows, Iron Mountain amongst many other talented acts. This event is open and free to members of the public: http://www.lit.ie/MusicFestival
“From Day 1, I found there was a very strong ethic and support system in place at LIT which allowed me to settle in very quickly to Limerick and to LIT life.”
Successful graduates of this programme are eligible to progress to the Level 8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Music Production.