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

Graded Music Exams

TermExam PeriodClosing Date
A1st February to 31st March17th January
B1st May to 31st July3rd April
C7th November to 15th December23rd October

Music Production

TermMusic Production Closing DateExam Period Start
(Music Production Coursework Edition)
Exam Period End
(Music Production Coursework Edition)
Exam date (Music Production 2016 edition)
A20 February 20201 March 202021 March 2020
B19 June 20201 July 202018 July 2020
C06 November 20194 December 201915 December 2019 14 December 2019

Popular Music Theory

TermExam DateClosing Date
A21 March 202017 February 2020
B18 July 202015 June 2020
C14th December 201911th November 2019

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The fees are separate for Graded Music Exam Band Exams and non-Band Exams so please see the respective table for the appropriate fees.

Please note that the fees below are effective from January 1st 2020.

Graded Exams

GradeGraded Music ExamMusic ProductionPopular Music Theory
Grade 1£48.00£45.00£28.00
Grade 2£53.00£50.00£30.00
Grade 3£60.00£59.00£34.00
Grade 4£67.00£65.00£36.00
Grade 5£74.00£69.00£39.00
Grade 6£82.00£77.00£43.00
Grade 7£90.00£85.00£47.00
Grade 8£99.00£96.00£52.00

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

These fees relate to UK exams only. For all information relating to international examinations please click here.