Dates

Please note: dates are subject to change. Please ensure you check back prior to entry to avoid entering for the incorrect exam period.

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Graded Music Exams

Please see the dates below for Graded Music Exams in all disciplines across Rockschool (including Music Production and Music Theory) and RSL Classical.

TermExam PeriodClosing Date
A 202115th March to 2nd May 202114th March 2021
B 20211st June to 31st July 202130th May 2021
C 20211st November to 22nd December 202131st October 2021

Please note: late applications may incur a £15.00/€15.00 administration fee and we are unable to accept entry forms or confirm exam dates by email.

 

Fees

Fees are separate for Graded Music Exams and Band Graded Music Exams. Please see the respective table for the appropriate fee.

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Please note that the fees below are effective from January 1st 2021.

Graded Music Exams

GradeRecorded Digital Exam FeeLive-streamed Digital Exam FeeFace-to-face Exam Fee
Premiere£36.00£38.00£39.90
Debut£39.00£42.00£44.00
Grade 1£43.00£48.00£49.90
Grade 2£49.00£53.00£55.50
Grade 3£57.00£60.00£63.00
Grade 4£62.00£67.00£70.00
Grade 5£68.00£74.00£78.00
Grade 6£78.00£82.00£86.00
Grade 7£83.00£90.00£95.00
Grade 8£95.00£99.00£104.00

In order to take an RSL Graded Music Exam it is mandatory to also purchase a Grade Book or have an active Student subscription for the RSL Learning Platform. Please visit the RSL Shop for book purchase options and prices. Information about RSL Learning Platform subscription pricing is available here...

Various supplementary resources which are not mandatory but will help candidates prepare for the exam are also available for purchase via the RSL Shop.

Music Production & Music Theory

GradeMusic ProductionPopular Music Theory
Debut-£25
Grade 1£43£30
Grade 2£43£30
Grade 3£43£30
Grade 4£62£38
Grade 5£62£38
Grade 6£78£46
Grade 7£78£46
Grade 8£78£46

Various supplementary resources for Music Theory and Music Production exams which are not mandatory but will help candidates prepare for the exam are available for purchase via the RSL Shop – Music Theory // Music Production.

Band Exams

Band exams are only offered at Grades 3, 5 and 8 for Graded Music Exams. Please note that the prices listed below are per candidate.

GradeGraded Music Exam
Grade 3£30.00
Grade 5£38.00
Grade 8£46.00

In order to take an RSL Graded Music Band Exam it is mandatory to also purchase a Grade Book or have an active Student subscription for the RSL Learning Platform. Please visit the RSL Shop for book purchase options and prices. Information about RSL Learning Platform subscription pricing is available here...

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Other Fees

Late Entry, Date Changes & Deferrals

ServiceApplicable When...Fee
Late EntrySubmitting an entry after the closing date£15
Date ChangeChanging exam date/time after appointment slip has been issued£15
DeferralDeferring exam to future exam period50% of exam fee

Please see the UK Graded Exams Date Change & Deferral policy for circumstances where the fee can be waived.

In the event that your video submission cannot be marked or marking is impacted because guidelines have not been followed correctly, you will be charged 75% of the entry fee to make a resubmission.

Enquiries about Results / Appeals

ServiceFeeCap For Multiple Candidates Refundable
Informal ReviewNo ChargeN/AN/A
Clerical Check£10£50No
Remark50% of Exam Fee£100if marks change by more than +/-5 or there is a change of assessment band
Investigation and Report No ChargeN/AN/A
First Level Appeal60% of Exam Fee£150If enquiry is upheld
Second Level Appeal75% of Exam Fee£200If enquiry is upheld

Replacement Certificates

ServiceFee
Replacement Certificate £10