DKIT is the right place to kickstart your profession within the artistic industries, and 2023 is the 12 months to do it.
Dundalk Institute of Expertise’s Division of Artistic Arts, Media and Music is dwelling to an thrilling and revolutionary vary of programmes – at each undergraduate and postgraduate stage – with extremely regarded, sensible programs in artistic media, movie and TV manufacturing, audio expertise, music and theatre.
College students at DkIT have entry to state-of-the-art services, together with a full 4K TV studio, recording studios, efficiency areas, and discipline-specific lab areas. There’s additionally a robust emphasis on collaboration – with alternatives to work with fellow college students in different artistic disciplines, and with accomplice universities the world over.
One alumnus particularly, Conor Walsh, sings its praises. Creating music beneath his wornoc moniker, the 2019 graduate of BA (Hons) in Music is presently showcasing his wealthy abilities to very large vital success.
All through his research, Walsh demonstrated his suitability for a profession in music, however lockdown awarded him the time to put in writing and produce his debut album Immobile – which was launched in early November 2022. A brilliantly imaginative mixture of post-rock and electronica, it’s some of the thrilling homegrown releases of current instances.
Conor was 25 when he selected DkIT to achieve his undergraduate qualification. He felt that Dundalk provided a difficult, various course that included composition, expertise and music schooling, precisely what Walsh needed in his diploma.
Increasing his horizons, he says: “I acquired unimaginable alternatives to journey to Norway, Belgium and Portugal by way of the STEAM program. Experiences from these DkIT journeys will without end stick with me.” Catch his headline tour at Monroe’s in Galway on February twenty fourth, and Fred Zeppelin’s of Cork on February twenty fifth.
Movie and Tv Manufacturing graduates have gone on to work on HBO’s Recreation Of Thrones, and be employed by prestigious manufacturing corporations, in addition to BBC, TV3 and RTÉ. DkIT’s Music graduates have additionally loved profitable careers as touring musicians and recording artists, incomes a number of nationwide and worldwide awards. Their Artistic Media graduates, in the meantime, are working in a variety of jobs, together with Graphic/Digital Design, Internet Design, Social Media, PR and Advertising.
Whether or not you’re making use of by way of the CAO as a Leaving Certificates scholar, otherwise you’re desirous about upskilling by way of a Postgraduate, Springboard or Versatile/Skilled course; Dundalk Institute of Expertise is an excellent alternative.