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Leaving Cert Music

For a step-by-step guide to RIAM's online application system, please refer to this guide detailing each step of the application.

Junior RIAM Application Guide

Duration of Course:     2 Years
No of weeks per year: 30 Weeks per Academic Year
Duration of Class: 1½ Hours
Cost: €970 per year

This comprehensive two-year course is aimed at students intending to sit the Leaving Certificate Music exam with the Department of Education.

Held every Saturday and taught by Kim Fallen Bailey, this popular course offers students the opportunity to prepare for the music syllabus outside of school.

The course covers all aspects of the written papers for Leaving Cert Music. This includes melody writing and composition, set works, Irish music and unprepared history.

It is the student’s responsibility to enter this examination through his/her Secondary School.The course commences in September of each Academic year.