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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 2021-22

For assessment deadlines please see the submission timetable below

PhD in Music

First year registration exercise

31 May 2022

Second year interview

31 May 2022

Third year presentation and progress report

25 May 2022
Fourth year progress review 20 May 2022

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

MPhil in Music

Submission of Portfolio of Abstracts for Musicology & Its Debates

24 November 2021

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

15 December 2021
Composition: Submission of Composition 1 15 December 2021

Performance (recital option): Submission of recital programme

11 January 2022

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

11 January 2022

Submission of Essay 2

25 March 2022

Submission of Essay 3

1 April 2022

Submission of Composition 2

1 April 2022

Performance: deadline for changes to recital programme

27 April 2022 

MPhil Presentations (all pathways except Composition)

29 April 2022 and 6 May 2022

Performance Studies recitals

June-July 2021

Submission of final dissertations or portfolios

24 June 2022