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Pulse College host free MA in Scoring Live Event

Find out about film, games and visual media scoring course

Pulse College, one of Irelands leading colleges for creative media, has partnered with DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama to offer a one-year Masters Degree in Scoring for Film and Visual Media. This unique program, the first of it’s kind in Ireland, is designed to harness the creative potential of future composers. It is aimed predominantly at musicians, composers and engineers who want to develop technical, musical and professional skills that will lead them in to a career in the global entertainment industry.

Directed by Derek Gleeson, one of Ireland’s most renowned composers, the MA will include award-winning tutors such as Richard Bellis, Daniel Carlin, Andy Hill and Conrad Pope to name but a few. This programme will be delivered in the world-famous Windmill Lane Recording Studios. U2, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones and Lady Gaga are among the many legends who have graced these rooms. More relevant to this course, many great film scores have been recorded here too, including The Mask, Mission Impossible and many others by great composers such as Elmer Bernstein. 

The course begins in September 2014, applicants are currently being accepted and there is no fee to submit your application. 

To tie in with the launch of the course, Pulse College will be hosting a live Q&A event this coming Monday (16th June) at 6pm UK time, direct from Studio 1 in Windmill Lane, with a panel of industry experts covering;

  • Faculty and Facilities at Pulse College
  • An overview of the Master’s program
  • Life as an international student in Dublin
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Three Step Admissions Application
  • Meet the Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra! 
  • Career Paths for composers of film/visual media

This event will be streamed live at 6pm in the UK (1pm Eastern / 10am Pacific) Monday June 16th through the Pulse College website, Google+ and YouTube sites and attendees are invited to submit questions prior to and during the event. For more information on this and to register in advance, visit

Visit to find out more about course and view the prospective online.

Email or ring Pulse College at +353 (0)1 478 4045 with any queries. 

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