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Music Qualifications

Submission of Music Qualifications

 

Applicants who have music qualifications contained in the list are required to enter only the highest level / score attained for each qualification in their JUPAS accounts.

Deadline for Submission of Music Qualifications

The deadline for submission of music qualifications via the JUPAS account is 21 March 2018 (11:59 pm).

Late submission / further amendment will NOT be accepted.

Verification of Music Qualifications

 

Music qualifications entered by applicants must be verified on or before the deadline of 28 March 2018 (5:00 pm) via one of the following options:

  1. School applicants can produce the original copies of their certificates to their schools for the verification of their qualifications via the JUPAS online application system.  As such, they are not required to submit supporting documents to the JUPAS Office again.  They can log on their JUPAS accounts to check the verification status once the qualifications have been verified by their schools.

  2. Applicants can deliver the certified true copies of these certificates to the JUPAS Office by themselves / by post / by their representatives provided that the copies are

    1. certified by the issuing authorities concerned, or school principals.  The name, status and position of the person certifying the copies must be clearly stated; and

    2. clearly marked with the application numbers of the applicants at the upper right corner.

    Applicants SHOULD NOT send the original documents by post to us to prevent the possibility of them being lost in the mails.  The JUPAS Office will not be responsible for documents lost in the mails.

  3. Applicants / their representatives can bring the originals and copies of these certificates to the JUPAS Office.

Should there be multiple submission of same qualification, only the qualification with the highest level / score attained will be verified by the JUPAS Office.

Applicants who have submitted certified true copies of their certificates to the JUPAS Office can log on their JUPAS accounts to check the verification status 2 working days after the copies are received by the JUPAS Office. 

Deadline for Verification of Music Qualifications

The deadline for submitting certified true copies of these certificates to the JUPAS Office / verifying these qualifications by schools (for school applicants) via the JUPAS online application system is 28 March 2018 (5:00 pm).

Late submission / verification will NOT be accepted.

Certified true copies of these certificates not received by the JUPAS Office / qualifications not verified by schools (for school applicants) by the specified deadline (i.e. 28 March 2018 (5:00 pm)) will NOT be taken into consideration by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions.

Points to Note

 

In the consideration of music qualifications, the following will NOT be accepted:

  1. "equivalent" qualifications;

  2. qualifications not on the List of Music Qualifications;

  3. online results / reports; and

  4. provisional results.

Should there be any discrepancies between the information entered by the applicants and the information contained in the supporting documents submitted to the JUPAS Office, the latter (i.e. information contained in the supporting documents) is final.  Information of music qualification will be amended by the JUPAS Office according to the information contained in the supporting documents.  Applicants can log on their JUPAS accounts to check the amended information, if any, 2 working days after the supporting documents are received by the JUPAS Office.

Applicants' music qualifications are collected for reference by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions only, and it will be entirely up to these institutions to decide whether and how the qualifications will be taken into consideration for admission purposes.

The final decision on admission will be subject to the authentication of the qualifications as listed in the applications of the applicants.  Additionally, if applicants are not able to produce the original copies of supporting documents when required, the JUPAS applications of those applicants may be disqualified, or the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions may withdraw or amend their offers, or cancel their registration / enrolment, or terminate the studies of those applicants.

List of Music Qualifications

 
Examination Subject
The Associate Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Theory (Grade 5 or above)
The Associate Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Practical (Grade 6 or above)
The Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) Theory
The Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) Practical
London College of Music Examinations (LCM Exams) Theory (Grade 5 or above)
London College of Music Examinations (LCM Exams) Practical (Grade 6 or above)
The Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM), Toronto Theory
The Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM), Toronto Practical
Trinity College London (TCL) / Trinity Guildhall Theory (Grade 5 or above)
Trinity College London (TCL) / Trinity Guildhall Practical (Grade 6 or above)
Chinese Music Qualification Theory
Chinese Music Qualification Any Chinese instrument