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Information for Chinese applicants

If you're applying from China, this page will give you more information about the Department, the application process, and your key contacts. You can change between Chinese and English using the tabs.

Many of our postgraduate students from China choose the following courses:


Upon entering our department, you can feel the creative energy from 200 students and a large team of staff. The Department of Music is world-leading, engaged in a range of music research, creation and performance.

York is the first choice for performance, composition and scholarships. Our courses are able to give you the opportunity to specialize in an area you are interested in, through your own research project. Through our "Project System", we teach in small groups, based on our academics' current research.

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to our vibrant, friendly and respectful music department.

Application information

If you are applying for our undergraduate courses and you are leaving Senior Secondary School in China with a Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate or Chinese University Entrance Examination (Gaokao), you will need to take a qualification that allows you to enter directly into UK higher education. This could be A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate. 

In order to apply for a postgraduate taught course, you will need an average of 80% in your bachelor's degree.


The University offers a number of scholarships for international students:

If you are planning to do a PhD, you can apply for a joint research scholarship with the China Scholarships Council

In addition to the University-wide scholarships, the Department of Music also offer a number of scholarships and funding opportunities:









学费以及中国申请人奖学金申请资质取决于你申报的课程。你可以在一下这个链接上找到关于学校奖学金的相关信息:our Fees and Funding pages


Contact Us

There are lots of ways to ask us any questions:

For more information see our China country page