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Music 音樂

MUSIC

Short Description

The BA in Music programme at CUHK provides instruction in the study of music as a humanistic discipline and offers extensive opportunities for the development of practical skills. The Music Department’s teaching team offers a wide range of expertise and has for decades nurtured important musicians of Chinese and Western music traditions. The Department’s library and archival collections are among the most important in Asia. It has its own symphony orchestra, wind orchestra, and choir, in addition to ensembles devoted to Chinese music, jazz, early music, and new music.

Remarks:
For details of the undergraduate curriculum, please click here.

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNOTES 3
NOTES: 
(1) The two subjects may include:
  (i) 2 elective subjects; or
  (ii) 1 elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.
(2)  Music is preferred but not required.

REMARKS:
  1. Applicants are strongly advised to state their academic interest and musical experience in the "Additional Information" of their JUPAS application.
  2. As a reference, students should have attained a level of proficiency in their main instrument / voice at or above ABRSM / Trinity College London Grade 8 (or equivalent).
  3. Audition video and written entrance test will be required.
  4. Students should include, if possible the following supporting documents: (a) letters of recommendation from music teachers / music professionals; (b) results and certificates of graded music examinations; (c) list of repertoire studied in the last 2 years; (d) composition portfolio (if available).
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTNote2 Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote3 3
Note 1
Applicants with very special circumstances may be granted waivers of this requirement on a case-by-case basis. For details, please click here.

Note 2:
For Liberal Studies (LS) subject taken in 2023 or before, a Level 2 or above will be considered as “Attained” in Citizenship and Social Development. The LS level will not be considered in the calculation of admission scores.

Note 3:
The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 elective subjects; or
(ii) 1 elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II or Other Language subjects (Grade E or above).
(iii) For Integrated Science or Combined Science subject(s) taken in 2023 or before, a Level 3 or above will be considered as an unspecified elective subject where applicable.

Note 4:
"Attained with Distinction I/II" in Applied Learning subjects will be accepted by some programmes as an extra subject for awarding bonus points. For details, please click here.     

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

Most programmes offered by CUHK consider the best results in the same subject taken by a candidate in more than one sitting of HKDSE.  Some programmes may have specific arrangements and the admission scores of candidates seeking admission on the strength of results from more than one sitting of HKDSE may be adjusted.  Details of calculation of scores in more than one sitting of HKDSE for the 2024-25 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (admission.cuhk.edu.hk).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Enquiries:

Email: music@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 852 3943 3210

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 196 119 171 212 254 952
2022 232 123 149 238 208 950
2021 191 117 145 193 203 849
2020 187 124 144 197 219 871
2019 202 106 137 197 201 843
2018 221 143 149 181 220 914
2017 249 136 165 195 216 961
2016 236 132 176 225 237 1006
2015 288 149 223 271 315 1246
2014 289 198 277 318 355 1437
2013 311 193 289 338 407 1538
2012 313 205 291 337 414 1560

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 28 0 0 0 0 28
2022 26 0 0 0 0 26
2021 31 0 0 0 0 31
2020 25 0 0 0 0 25
2019 26 0 0 0 0 26
2018 30 0 0 0 0 30
2017 29 0 0 0 0 29
2016 32 0 0 0 0 32
2015 31 0 0 0 0 31
2014 30 0 0 0 0 30
2013 30 0 0 0 0 30
2012 32 0 0 0 0 32