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Our motto is learn by doing. With an emphasis on equipping students with industry-applicable skills, Pulse College’s degree programme in music production and the 1-Year Music Production for Games certificate is the ideal choice for anyone who is committed to working in this area. There are so many great reasons to study at Pulse College, but here we’ve singled out five of the programme’s main strengths.

Why Study Music Production at Pulse-


1. Vocational emphasis

Unlike many similar programmes, Pulse College places particular importance on giving students the essential skills necessary to thrive in the working world. Although we make sure to teach the theory behind music production, it’s always with a view to putting it into practice. The world is full of talkers, but coming out of Pulse College you’ll have the edge over your competitors with a formidable portfolio, that highlights your technical and creative abilities in fields as diverse as composing for visual media and sound design.


2. The Creative Environment

Located within the legendary recording space of Windmill Lane Studios, Pulse College provides the ideal opportunity for those who want to make their ideas a reality. Our facilities are fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and students are supported to create outstanding work in audio production. We encourage you to bring in bands and musicians to practice recording techniques. Industry standard programmes such as Logic and Pro Tools are also provided, as well as the guidance and instruction from experienced practitioners that’s crucial to mastering them.


3. Strong industry connections

Though it’s always a nerve-wracking experience, we like to throw our students in at the deep end! From your very first day you’ll be working with established musicians and industry figures, whose years of practical experience will prove invaluable in helping you channel and apply your creativity. Students are encouraged to ask questions, whether it’s how a musician has achieved their signature sound or how they themselves have found employment in the industry.


4. Accreditation

This BA programme represents a partnership between Pulse and Griffith College, the country’s largest independent educational institution. Graduates of the programme are fully accredited to level 8 standard, and are free to pursue further qualifications at MA or PHD level. In addition, we are the only school in Ireland currently offering certification in Avid Pro Tools to an expert standard, and to our knowledge the only school in the world to award course credits for doing so.


5. A well-rounded education

Not only do we aim to teach our students the hands-on skills necessary to work within a studio environment, we also provide a solid foundation in essential processes outside of it, including online promotion, effective research methodology and practical client work. The industry rewards those with a diverse skillset, and those who can show professionalism and a good business know-how will inevitably have the edge in a competitive environment.


Why Not Make Great Music?

If you’re interested in finding out more about the BA (Hons) in Music Production or our Music Production for Games 1-Year Certificate, come along to our next Open Event where you will get the chance to tour the world-famous studios, meet with our industry-based tutors and speak with current students or simply fill out the contact form here and our admissions team will be happy to talk to you about the courses and admissions procedure.

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