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 March1st December
B1st May to 31st July1st April
C23rd October to 15th December1st October

Music Production

Exam DateClosing Date
17th March14th February
14th July13th June
15th December7th November

Popular Music Theory

Exam DateClosing Date
24th March19th February
21st July18th June
15th December12th November

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.

Graded Exams

GradeGraded Music ExamMusic ProductionPopular Music Theory
Grade 1£43.00£41.00£25.00
Grade 2£48.00£46.00£27.00
Grade 3£55.00£53.00£30.00
Grade 4£60.00£58.00£32.00
Grade 5£66.00£62.00£35.00
Grade 6£75.00£70.00£39.50
Grade 7£80.00£77.00£43.00
Grade 8£92.00£87.00£46.00

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.