Applications for undergraduate music study in 2023 are now OPEN!
Thank you for your interest in studying with us. Carefully follow all the steps below to ensure a smooth application and selection process.
1 ~ Apply online for admission to North-West University
- Find information on the undergraduate music programmes, including entry requirements, to determine for which programme you qualify.
- View this infographic for a checklist of documents required to complete and submit your application.
- View this infographic or watch this video for the steps to complete and submit your application.
- Submit your application for admission at http://studies.nwu.ac.za/studies/apply
- Closing date: 15 July 2022
- If you experience any difficulties with your application for admission, please contact the Admissions Office for assistance: (018) 285-4320 / 060 070-2606.
2 ~ Submit audition videos online
- View the audition requirements for the different programmes.
- View the technical requirements for the audition videos.
- Submit your audition videos and other required information at https://nwumusic.co.za/audition-for-2023
- Closing date: 25 July 2022
3 ~ Selection tests at the Conservatory
- The results of the first round of auditions will be announced by 8 August 2022 in an e-mail and SMS to all applicants. (Please contact the School of Music from 10 August 2022 if you haven't received any communication by then.)
- Only the applicants who have passed the first round of auditions will be invited for a second round of selection at the Conservatory in Potchefstroom on 27 August 2022.
4 ~ Final results and admissions
- The final results of the selection process will be announced by 30 September 2022 in an e-mail and SMS to all applicants. (Please contact the School of Music from 3 October 2022 if you haven't received any communication by then.)
- The successful applicants will be provisionally admitted to music study, pending the results of the Matric exams (if applicable).
View this infographic for a summary of the application and selection process for music study.
Enquiries and further information
- Enquiries about the selection process:
Ms J Muller ~ (018) 299-1692 • 073 874-9662 • firstname.lastname@example.org
- Enquiries about the different undergraduate music programmes:
Diploma in Music — Prof S Viljoen ~ (018) 299-1709 • email@example.com
BA Music & Society — Mr J van der Merwe ~ (018) 299-1699 • 079 970-9580 (WhatsApp only, no calls) • firstname.lastname@example.org
BMus — Prof M van Vreden ~ (018) 299-1700 • email@example.com
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