Edexcel A level Music and Music technology: November 2016 update

4 November 2016

Read the latest information on Edexcel A level Music and Music Technology, including key dates, latest news and training events.

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We are currently recruiting examiners for A level Music and A level Music Technology. If you would like to gain further insight in to the qualification and develop your skills further please apply to be an examiner.

Apply to be an examiner

I will be holding a Q&A session for the new A level specifications in Music and Music Technology via Facebook at
8.30 a.m. - 9 a.m. on Wednesday 23 November. If you would like to ask any questions about the specifications please message the Pearson Music Facebook page.

Pearson Music Facebook page.


You will find event details for training on Performing units for A level Music (2008). We will have further training on the new specification next year.

Book your place on A level Music events

The launch events for the new A level in Music Technology have now finished but we will be holding Getting Ready to Teach events in the spring and summer. Dates are not available yet but please do keep checking the website for when dates are confirmed.

Key Dates

Date Event
21 February 2017 Deadline for entries in the June 2017 exam series
1 April 2017 6MU05 GCE Music (2008) Technical Study briefs received by centres in hard copy format only
15 May 2017 Final date for submission of coursework marks and moderation samples
15 May 2017 Final date for submitting estimated grades
22 May 2017 6MU03 GCE Music (2008) Developing Musical Understanding exam
22 May 2017 8MU0/03 GCE AS Music (2016) Appraising exam
25 May 2017 6MT02 GCE Music Technology (2008) Listening and Analysing exam
7 June 2017 6MT04 GCE Music Technology (2008) Analysing and Producing exam
19 June 2017 6MU06 GCE Music (2008) Further Musical Understanding exam
Final date for submitting estimated grades
Final date for submitting estimated grades
Jeffery HoleMusic and Music Technology
0344 463 2935
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