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The May to July deadline is 8 April

The Rockschool Ukulele syllabus is an ideal introduction to developing stringed instrument technique in a contemporary music setting, whilst introducing students to Rockschool’s world renowned range of stylistically appropriate and relevant supporting tests. Each grade includes full ensemble backing tracks and duet arrangements, providing students with the opportunity to perform as both accompanists and soloists.

Intro to Composition

The huge array of ever-evolving styles in contemporary music can often seem as daunting as it is appealing. The 2017 Ukulele syllabus is a perfect introduction to popular songwriting and composition in a variety of styles and genres


Featuring repertoire from artists such as Taylor Swift, Adele, Pharrell Williams, Bob Dylan, U2, David Bowie, Bill Withers, The Who, Pearl Jam, Radiohead, Coldplay, The Killers, Biffy Clyro, Bruno Mars, Jess Glynne, Jason Mraz, George Ezra and James Bay

Duet Arrangements

The 2017 Ukulele syllabus incorporates duet arrangements, at every grade, that allow each candidate to perform in a duet or ensemble setting, either with their teacher or fellow students

Globally Recognised Stars

The professionally produced accompanying audio at each grade features performances from renowned session musicians and a guest appearance at Grade 3 from global rock star, Ryan Fletcher from the UK band Lawson.

Free Choice Pieces

In addition to the 6 pieces on offer in each of our Grade Books, you are also able to choose two Free Choice Pieces. Learn more

Digital Downloads

Instantly download your Ukulele book, individual tracks or supporting tests. The RSL shop allows student and instructor to use their favourite Rockschool titles on their desktop, tablet or smartphone. Learn more.


Completing a Rockschool Ukulele Grade is a rewarding experience, we'll get you on your path to success in no-time. To get started, simply grab your Ukulele book from the shop.

Ukulele Syllabus

Get a copy of the syllabus:

Ukulele Syllabus (1.3MB, .pdf)

Dates & Fees

Next exam period: 1 May – 31 July
Closing date: 8 April
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Exam fees: £38.00 - £55.00
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Ukulele Books

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