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Admissions Criteria

This information will assist applicants in assessing whether they have the skills, attributes and qualifications which Cardiff School of Music has identified as being important if students are to succeed on its undergraduate programmes of study. It also summarises the process which the School uses for selecting students and making offers, so that applicants understand how the School considers their applications.

Scope of the Criteria

All undergraduate Music programmes, including selection for the Music component of joint honours programmes.

Profile of Applications

The School of Music admits approximately 60 BMus students and 30 BA/BSc students each year and there is keen competition for entry.

Opportunities to learn more about the School and its programme of study

Several university Open Days are held each year which provide the opportunity to visit all academic schools in addition to the residences, the Students’ Union and sports facilities. Please see our Open Day webpage for further details.

All applicants to the School will be invited to a UCAS Visit Day to discuss their application with staff and to see the School and its facilities.

Feedback, Complaints and Appeals

The University has agreed procedures for dealing with requests for feedback which is outlined in the Admissions Framework:

School Contact Details

Cardiff School of Music

Phone: +44 (0)29 208 74816
Extension: 74816
Fax: +44 (0)29 208 74379
The General Office
School of Music
31 Corbett Road
Cardiff, Wales
CF10 3EB


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