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Bookings for UK spring 2019 exams are now open online.

Exam dates and fees 2019

To view the UK Practical and Theory exam fees for 2018, click here.

Practical and ARSM exams are held in our exam centres throughout the UK.

Online entry for the summer exam session will open in April.

Spring 2019 (A) Practical and ARSM exams

Closing date for online entry: 25 January

Closing date for postal entry: 18 January

All instruments and grades

United Kingdom 4 March - 6 April

Jazz exams

United Kingdom 04 - 16 March

Summer 2019 (B) Practical and ARSM exams

Closing date for online entry: 10 May

Closing date for postal entry: 3 May

All instruments and grades

Scotland & Northern Ireland 3 June – 29 June
England & Wales 17 June - 20 July

Jazz exams

Scotland & Northern Ireland 3 - 14 June
England & Wales 17 - 29 June

Autumn 2019 (C) Practical and ARSM exams

Closing date for online entry: 27 September

Closing date for postal entry: 20 September

All instruments and grades

United Kingdom 4 November - 7 December

Jazz exams

United Kingdom 4 - 16 November

Practical exam fees

Prep Test £37
Grade 1 £41
Grade 2 £47
Grade 3 £54
Grade 4 £60
Grade 5 £65
Grade 6 £75
Grade 7 £80
Grade 8 £95
ARSM £161
Performance Assessment £42
Ensemble: Primary† £80
Ensemble: Intermediate† £95
Ensemble: Advanced† £161
Choral Singing: Primary† £80*
Choral Singing: Intermediate† £95*
Choral Singing: Advanced† £161*
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee £54

Notes

* Plus £50 attendance fee if applicable
Postal entries only – online entry not available

Visits

If you have three hours' or more examining work and want the exams to take place during the main exam session, we'll send an examiner to you. You may specify the date on which the exams should start. Entries must be received by the usual closing date.

Special visits

If you have three hours' or more examining work and want the exams to take place outside the main exam session, we'll send an examiner to you. You may specify the date on which the exams should start. Entries must be received at least one month (28 days for UK online entries) before the chosen exam date, which must be outside Periods A, B and C.

Regulations and information

Before entering for an exam, make sure that you're familiar with our Regulations and Information for exams as well as the relevant syllabus.

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Exams are held in Public Centres on specified dates. Exams may also be held at any school of general education approved by ABRSM on the same specified dates as given below.

Spring 2019 (A) Music Theory exams

Closing date for online entry: 25 January

Closing date for postal entry: 18 January

Start time for Spring (A) exams: 5pm

Exam dates

United Kingdom 6 March

Summer 2019 (B) Music Theory exams

Closing date for online entry: 10 May

Closing date for postal entry: 3 May

Start time for Summer (B) exams: 10am

Exam date

United Kingdom 15 June

Autumn 2019 (C) Music Theory exams

Closing date for online entry: 27 September

Closing date for postal entry: 20 September

Start time for Autumn (C) exams: 5pm

Exam date

United Kingdom 6 November

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 £28.00
Grade 2 £30.00
Grade 3 £33.00
Grade 4 £35.00
Grade 5 £38.00
Grade 6 £42.00
Grade 7 £45.00
Grade 8 £48.00

DipABRSM, LRSM and FRSM diplomas take place in two exam sessions each year.

Summer 2019 (B) Diplomas

Closing date for postal entry: 3 May

Please note that online entry is not available for DipABRSM, LRSM and FRSM diplomas.

Diploma exams

Scotland & Northern Ireland 1 - 6 July
England & Wales 22 - 27 July

Autumn 2019 (C) Diplomas

Closing date for postal entry: Friday 20 September

Please note that online entry is not available for DipABRSM, LRSM and FRSM diplomas.

Diploma exams

United Kingdom 9 - 14 December

Diploma fees

DipABRSM £255.00
LRSM ** £564.00
FRSM £819.00
Retake fee: DipABRSM £204.00
Retake fee: LRSM £451.00
Retake fee: FRSM £655.00

Notes

* ARSM exams take place during Practical exam periods - see the first tab for details of exam dates and fees.

** LRSM Teaching fees are payable in two instalments. 40% must be paid on submission of the Case Study Portfolio & Video of Teaching Practice. The balance is payable when entering for the remaining sections of the exam.

Music Medals assessments

The timing of Music Medals assessments is decided by the teacher and candidates - entry is available throughout the year!

2018 Music Medals fees

Copper £12.00
Bronze £16.00
Silver £21.00
Gold £25.00
Platinum £30.00

附加信息

Other fees and charges (2019)*

 

Exam taken after 1993

Exam taken from 1977 to 1993

Exam taken before 1977

Confirmation of marks

free of charge

£42.00

£53.00

Duplicate certificate

£11.50 (diplomas £18.50, Music Medals £7.00)

included under confirmation of marks fee (see above)

included under confirmation of marks fee (see above)

 

Practical

Theory

Appeal investigation**

No fee

Half of the entry fee

Independent review

£60.00 per candidate

£60.00 per candidate

Administrative charge for payment with dishonoured cheque

£22.00

£22.00

* The above charges should be paid direct to ABRSM's office in London by sterling draft presentable in the UK or by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Sterling drafts should be payable to ‘The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music’.

If you wish to pay locally please contact your Local Representative who will advise you of the local fee and method of payment.

** For multiple candidates, the investigation fee charged will not exceed five times the local Grade 5 Practical/Music Theory fee.

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