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Music Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The Bachelor in Music Education degree  offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology is designed to provide for the academic and professional requirements of those wishing to become music teachers at secondary school level. If you enjoy music, already have a reasonable standard of performance, and wish to combine these qualities with a teaching career, then this course will be ideally suited to you. 
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Overview

Career Opportunities

Most graduates go on to teach, usually in schools, and some go into to instrumental teaching.  Graduates also go on to work in arts administration, libraries, music therapy, musicology, performance, and a range of other areas

What will I Study?

This four year Music Education programme at Dublin Institute Of Technology will equip you with a high standard of performance in the instrument of your choice, as well as associated competences in related music skills, i.e. conducting, keyboard skills, counterpoint, composition, orchestration, analysis and history of music.  A fundamental feature of the course is personal development in music, instilling the ability to arouse the interest and enthusiasm of pupils. You will be encouraged to engage in ensemble work at a level appropriate to your ability. Opportunities to perform are provided, offering realistic goals for all, including the exceptionally gifted. Supervised practice in all aspects of classroom teaching is provided in addition to instrumental/vocal practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Individual Instrumental Tuition  
  • Aural Perception & Keyboard Skills  
  • Harmony & Counterpoint  
  • History of Music  
  • Practice of Music Education
  • Teaching Practice  
  • Psychology of Education 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3819 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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