Overview of the EMP

Learn more about the programme’s features, offering schools and eligibility criteria.

The EMP is a 2-year upper secondary programme designed for musically-inclined students.

EMP students can expect:

  • A holistic curriculum which develops and deepens understanding and skills in different fields of music, including:
    • An in-depth study of Asian, Classical, Jazz, Popular and Multimedia genres.
    • Arts production and management with a focus on music events.
  • Access to specialised facilities such as practice studios, music technology equipment and other resources (for example, scores and audio-visual materials).
  • Opportunities to learn from music industry professionals through masterclasses and studio sessions.
  • Opportunities to collaborate and learn with EMP and Music Elective Programme (MEP) students from other schools.
  • To take Music or Higher Music syllabus at O-Level.
Note: EMP students do not need to pay any additional school fees.

Learn more about the programme:

If you have any questions about EMP, you can contact your preferred EMP school directly or the Arts Education Branch.

Learn more on where to take and how to join the programme.