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
C1st November to 18th December16th October

Music Production

TermMusic Production Exam PeriodMusic Production Closing Date
A1st March – 21st March 202020th February 2020
B1st July – 18th July 202019th June 2020
C1st December – 18th December 202020th November 2020

Popular Music Theory

TermMusic Theory Exam DateMusic Theory Closing Date
A21st March 202017th February 2020
B18th July 202015th June 2020
C12th December 20209th November 2020

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.



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.

Date change & Deferral Fees

As detailed in our UK Graded Music Exams Date Change & Deferral policy, changing a confirmed exam date/time or deferring to a future exams period incurs fees as below:

FeeApplicable When...Amount
Date change feeChanging exam date/time after appointment slip has been issued£15
Deferral feeDeferring exam to future exam period50% of exam fee