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In order to familiarise yourself with assessment processes, you can find details of the Faculty's marking criteria here along with the PhD Submission Guide. You can also read recent Examiners' reports (Cambridge Users only) for further information.

Key Dates 2023-24

For assessment deadlines, please see the submission timetable below.

PhD in Music (all by 2.00pm)

First year registration exercise

29 May 2024

Second year progress report

29 May 2024

Third year presentation

22 May 2024

Third year progress report

29 May 2024

Fourth year progress report

29 May 2024

The Research Training Log (to be completed by students at the end of each year) - Research Training Log

Appointment of examiners form (to be completed by the student and supervisor) - Appointment of Examiners Form

First year registration exercise (for assessors) - Registration exercise report form and Note for assessors

Second year progress review (for assessors) - Second year review report form

MPhil in Music (all by 2.00pm)

Submission of Portfolio of Abstracts for Musicology & Its Debates

22 November 2023

Submission of Essay for Musicology & Its Debates (all except composers taking Extended Project)

13 December 2023
Composition: Submission of Composition 1 13 December 2023

Performance (recital option): Submission of recital programme

10 January 2024

Submission of dissertation proposal and annotated bibliography or description of final Composition Portfolio and accompanying essay

10 January 2024

Submission of Essay 2

20 March 2024

Submission of Essay 3

3 April 2024

Submission of Composition 2

03 April 2024

Performance: deadline for changes to recital programme

24 April 2024

MPhil Presentations (all pathways except Composition)

15 May 2024

Performance Studies recitals

June-July 2024

Submission of final dissertations or portfolios

19 June 2024