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Course Fact File

UCAS Code: W300

Typical Offer Levels

A Level: A*AA

IB: 40-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level

For other qualifications, see the Entrance requirements pages.

Music is available as a course of study at all Cambridge colleges, and all require an A Level/IB Higher Level (or equivalent) A Level/IB Higher Level Music.  ABRSM Grade 8 Theory at Merit and above may be accepted as a substitute.

All undergraduate admissions decisions are the responsibility of the Cambridge Colleges and many have College-specific requirements. Colleges may require the completion of an Admissions Test, or the submission of written work prior to interview. See Course Requirements for further information, and check the websites of individual colleges.


Average intake:  65
Applications per place (2018): 2.5
Number accepted (2018): 63


Events for Prospective Applicants

University Open Days: 04 July, 05 July 2012

Music Events and Activities


Further Information and Enquiries Office
Faculty of Music
11 West Road

+44 (0)1223 763481