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Music GCSE (from 2016)

We have developed a reformed GCSE Music qualification, approved by Qualifications Wales, for teaching from 2016. This qualification meets regulatory requirements in Wales.

For centres in England, please visit the Eduqas website.

Please see Circular 77 (and the summary on the inside front cover of the specification) for important information relating to performances which fall below the required duration.


This subject uses e-submission for the submission of candidate work to WJEC for moderated or assessed units/components. For more information and guidance on the process please visit the e-submission webpage.

Course Materials

All course materials are available on our related documents page.

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Digital Resources

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Training Courses

We provide a range of training courses at locations all over the UK.

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Online Exam Review

OER is a free interactive teaching and learning tool which includes exam answers and examiner comments.

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WJEC Secure Website

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Welsh Medium Terms

A list of Welsh medium terms relevant to the new GCE AS/A level and GCSE Music specifications is available here.


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Get In Touch

Our Music subject specialists are on hand to answer any of your queries.

Subject Officer

Rachel Edwards
029 2240 4300
Email Rachel

Subject Support Officer

Catrin Budd
029 2240 4300
Email Catrin

Additional Contact Details


029 2026 5193


029 2026 5024

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