Music

JS4082 音樂

28

Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.

4

Duration of Study

The normative study period is 4 years.

Table of Content

Information you can find on this page:

1

Programme Highlights

2

2020 Requirements

3

Score Calculation

4

2019 Admission Grades

Programme Highlights

What our students say...

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Nurturing Local Leaders in Music

With four study streams in performance, composition, research, and pedagogy, the Music Programme at CUHK has been nurturing local leaders in music industries, research, education, and other professions that require in-depth musical knowledge. For decades, graduates of the Music Programme have been contributing to the world stage as performers, composers, producers, art administrators, music therapists, and educators, among others.

OUR DESIGN

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International Teaching Team, Premium Facilities

The Department boasts an international teaching team with a wide range of expertise. Its facilities include one of the finest recital halls in Hong Kong, as well as library and archival collections that are among the most important in Asia. It has its own symphony orchestra, wind orchestra, and choir, in addition to ensembles devoted to Chinese music, jazz, early music, and new music.

OUR DESIGN

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What do you learn and play in CUHK Music?

Watch the following videos to find out:
1) Department Promotional Video [4:33] in Cantonese / English 
2) Programme Curriculum [7:12] in English 
3) Performance Opportunities [5:39] in English 
4) Demo Lecture on Harmonic Function [9:45] in Cantonese
5) Demo Lecture on Creative Collaborations [6:54] in English

  For more information of the Music programme, please visit the following...

Programme  |  Website  |  Leaflet  |  Facebook  |  YouTube
 
Faculty of Arts  |  Website  |  Brochure  |  Video  |  Facebook  |  YouTube    

Programme-specific Requirements (2020 Entry)

JUPAS applicants must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be considered by the programme concerned

SubjectLevel
English3
Chinese3
Mathematics2
Liberal Studies2
Elective 13
Elective 2 or M1/M23

Note 1: Music is preferred

Note 2: Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling the minimum eligibility for application of 4 core and 2 elective subjects.

Note 3: JUPAS applicants are strongly advised to state their academic interest and musical experience in the "Additional Information" of their JUPAS application.

Note 4: As a reference, students should have attained a level of proficiency in their main instrument / voice at or above Grade 8 (ABRSM/ Trinity College). 

Note 5Students should, if possible, provide letters of recommendation from music teachers / music professionals.

Interview Arrangement

Before
release of
HKDSE results:

(1) Written test (5 June)
(2) Video recording submission by 15 June (details)
(3) Interview (on a selective basis) (8 - 10 July)

After
release of
HKDSE results:

No

For Admission Score Calculation

Score Conversion


Level 5** = 8.5
Level 5* = 7
Level 5 = 5.5

Level 4 = 4
Level 3 = 3
Level 2 = 2
Level 1 = 1

HKDSE Subject Weighting


No specific subject weighting

Weighting for all HKDSE subjects = 1

Selection Principle


Best 5

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of Best 5 HKDSE subjects.

Bonus points will be awarded to the 6th and 7th subjects.

More than 1 HKDSE Sitting


No Penalty will be imposed

  

Note 1: Please note that admission to the University is on a competitive basis. Apart from public examination results, applicants' other learning experiences, prior education, and interview performance (if any) will also be considered.

Note 2: For score conversion of Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1

Note 3For 2020 entry, the best result in the same subject taken by a candidate in his/her three most recent attempts of the HKDSE examination will be used for calculation of the admission score.

Admission Grades (2019 Entry)

Programme Selection Principle in 2019 entry: Best 5

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ55**45 54426
M45*53 54424
LQ4454 55423

Note 1: The Total Reference Score is the total score of the applicant calculated based on the programme selection principle (where level 5** = 7 / level 5* = 6 / level 5 = 5 / level 4 = 4 /  level 3 = 3 / level 2 = 2 / level 1 = 1 for Category A subjects. For Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1).

Note 2: In the admission process, some programmes may have additional requirements (such as specifying subject requirements, assigning heavier weighting to specific subjects, etc.) which are NOT reflected in the Total Reference Score above.

Note 3: Please note that as admission is NOT based on public examination results alone, and the overall scores of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided is for reference only, and should not be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme in subsequent years.

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Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

1202, Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK

Contact Us

Email: jupasadm@cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: 39438947 or 39438951
Fax: 26035184