Why study Music Technology
Taught in cooperation with the Department of Computer Science in Maynooth Unversity, studying Music Technology will give you a solid grounding in a degree in audio and information technologies. Music Technology strikes an important balance between theory and practice to ensure that you gain experience working with the essential concepts and practical skills involved.
As a music technology student you will study the foundations of music, such as basic theory and notation, composition and aspects of popular music, alongside technical areas including computer programming, signal processing and sound engineering. You will gain technical experience and skills suitable for a number of fields within the music and media industry including the following areas: music and sound production for recording, radio and television; music and media software development, sound effects design for the games industry; music and arts management positions; and composition for multimedia and films.