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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 2018-19 

For assessment deadlines please see the submission timetable below

PhD in Music

First year registration exercise

10 June 2019

Second year review

by 14 June 2019

Third year presentation

26 April 2019

The Research Training Log can be found here- Research Training Log

Appointment of examiners form can be found here - appointment of examiners form

First year registration exercise form- Registration exercise form

Second year review form - Second year review

Training log form - training log

MPhil in Music

Submission of Portfolio of Abstracts for Musicology & Its Debates.

21 November 2018 

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

14 December 2018   
Composition: Submission of Composition 1. 14 December 2018   

Performance (recital option): Submission of recital programme.

14 December 2018   

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

15 January 2019  

Submission of Essays 2 and 3.

29 March 2019 

Submission of Composition 2.

29 March 2019 

Performance: deadline for changes to recital programme.

1 May 2019   

MPhil Presentations (all pathways except Composition).

3 May 2019  

Performance Studies recitals.

June-July 2019 

Submission of final dissertations or portfolios.

28 June 2019 


MMus in Choral Studies

University examination enrolments

7 November 2018*

Essay 1 Abstract

19 November 2018

Confirmation of options to the Course Director

26 November 2018

Choral and vocal recital programme

15 January 2019

Essay 1 Submission

21 January 2019

Extended Essay title and abstract

4 February 2019

Editing Project proposal

4 February 2019

Organ recital programme

Music Arrangement proposal

4 February 2019

4 February 2019

Vocal Pathway Journal submission

25 February 2019
(Division of Lent Term)

Essay 2 Abstract

25 February 2019

Essay 2 Submission

29 April 2019

Editing Project submission       

24 June 2019

Extended Essay submission

24 June 2019

*amendments to exam enrolments can be made after this date (final deadline 20 February 2019)

Choral Recital Exam: Tuesday 12 March 2019

Conducting Exam: Monday 6 May 2019

Vocal Recital: Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th March 2019

Ensemble singing: Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th May 2019

Organ/Continuo/Directing from the keyboard Recital: date tbc in June 2019

Viva voce (if required): date tbc in July 2019