Masters Degree
Programme Code: DK_HMUSC_R
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
No. of Semesters:3
NFQ Level:9
Department:Music & Creative Media

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner should be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)A systematic understanding of music technology knowledge, at, or informed by, the forefront of a field of learning
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)A critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights within the field of music technology, generally informed by the forefront of a field of learning
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)Demonstrate a range of standard and specialised research or equivalent tools and techniques of enquiry
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)Select from complex and advanced skills across the field of music and technological learning; develop new skills to a high level, including novel and emerging techniques
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)Act in a wide and often unpredictable variety of professional levels and ill defined contexts
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)Take significant responsibility for the work of individuals and groups; lead and initiate activity
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)Learn to self-evaluate and take responsibility for continuing academic/professional development
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)Scrutinise and reflect on social norms and relationships within music and act to change them

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
SNDT M9001 Acoustics and Psychoacoustics
SNDT M9002 Sound Synthesis and Manipulation
MUSC H9Z01 Electroacoustic Music & Comp 1
SNDT H9Z03 Recording Techniques and Technologies
PROG M9001 Computer Programming for Musicians

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
RESA M9001 Research Methods
Module Code Module Title
MUSC H9Z07 Music & Multimedia
MUSC M9001 Applications of Technology in Music Education and Community Music
MUSC H9Z04 Interactive Systems
MUSC H9Z05 Music Production
PROG M9002 Programming for Audio Applications

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
PROJ H9002 Masters Project