Commercial Modern Music (Hons), B.A. | Technological University Dublin | Dublin, Ireland
48 months
13500 EUR/year
3819 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The BA Commercial Modern Music (Hons) at Technological University Dublin is a 4 year programme which has been designed specifically for guitarists, bass players, drummers, vocalists, songwriters, and those running commercial music projects who want to gain a Level 8 qualification in modern music, while at the same time fulfilling their creative and commercial potential.


The Commercial Modern Music (Hons) programme at Technological University Dublin encourages musicians to hone live performance skills whilst simultaneously developing career goals focusing on the individual’s aspirations which may include, but not be limited to, being a professional performer, professional songwriter/ producer, music manager/ publisher, academic researcher/ teacher.

Career Opportunities

At BIMM Institute Dublin 85% of our 2017 group of graduates were employed within six months of graduation, working in the music industry as artists and performers, session musicians, in artist management, record labels, music publishing, social media entrepreneurship and live music production. Many graduates have also gone on to pursue postgraduate studies in fields such as performance, music research, composition and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Music Business & Study Skills
  • Applied Music Theory
  • Essential Development Skills
  • Performativity & Live Music
  • Songwriting
  • Styles
  • Techniques
  • Transcription & Keyboard Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Leaving Cert - Min no of Subjects:6
  • Leaving Cert - Higher Subjects: 2
  • Applications from QQI Level 5 and 6 are welcome.
  • Mature applicants (23+) are welcome

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3819 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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