Info: This is the Diploma dates and fees page. Graded Music Exam and Popular Music Theory exam dates and fees can be found on their corresponding page.


Performance Diploma

Enrolment on the Performance Diploma must be made before either exam period A, B or C closes.

Exam Duration Closing Date for Applications Period
1st February to 31st March 1st December A
1st May to 31st July 1st April B
23rd October to 15th December 1st October C

Teaching Diploma

Candidates can enrol on the Teaching Diploma at any time.

The Teaching Diploma is made up of Unit 1 and Unit 2.

Unit 1 is the submission of the portfolio and can be submitted at any point

Unit 2 is a practical exam. Candidates who have completed and passed Unit 1 should email by the deadline of their choice expressing their desire to take the Unit 2 during that period

Please note once Unit 1 has been submitted candidates have a maximum of 2 years to complete the qualification.


Please make your Diploma application by using the relevant Diploma entry form including your prerequisite information. You can either pay by cheque or mark on your entry form that you would like to pay by card.

Performance Diploma

Qualification Total Fee (UK) Total Fee (EU)
Level 4 £250.00 €380.00
Level 6 £425.00 €630.00

Due to their nature it is not possible to offer split re-sits of Learning Outcomes on the Performance Diplomas. Therefore any Performance Diplomas who are marked as Unclassified must take the whole Diploma again should they wish to re-sit.

Teaching Diploma

Qualification Total Fee (UK) Total Fee (EU)
Level 4 (Standard) £350.00 €490.00
Level 6 (Standard) £495.00 €730.00

Teaching Diploma re-sit fees

Re-sits for the Teaching Diploma are charged on a sliding scale dependent on how many Learning Outcomes (LOs) the candidate has received Unclassified for.

Unit Number Total Learning Outcomes Cost
1 1 £100
1 2 £150
1 3 £175
1 4 £200
1 5 £250
2 LO 2.1 & 2.2 (must be taken together) £100
2 LO 2.3 or 2.4 £50

If a candidate receives Unclassified in more than one element in Unit 2 then they should total the amount according to the particular LO's they have failed.