Award Type and NFQ level : POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (9)

CAO/PAC code : MHT64;MHT65

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 31 July 2022

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This PGDip programme caters for students who want to concentrate on technical aspects of the music and creative industries. It covers the areas of music application development, audio signal processing, sound synthesis, acoustics, and computer programming. It is taught in the state-of-the-art facilities of the Music Technology Laboratory of the Music Department.

Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level, with a III Class Honours as a minimum (or equivalent).

Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants.

Students take 30 credits of taught modules in SEM1 and 2.

The part-time programme is delivered over 2 years. Students take 30 credits of taught modules in each year.

Course Duration: 1 year Full-time, 2 years Part-time


Roles in Music and Media

Creative Industries

Software Development

Academic Research

Online application only

PAC Code
MHT64 Full-time
MHT65 Part-time

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.

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