The Benchmark for... Music Producers

Rockschool Music Production – Coursework Edition expands on our 25+ year history of innovation throughout music education, providing aspiring producers and engineers with the most accessible music production graded syllabus.

On completion of a Rockschool Music Production grade, every candidate will own a wealth of technical, practical and theoretical knowledge that they can apply to real-world scenarios - whether it's in audio production, electronic music production, mixing, editing, mastering or sound for media.



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Why Rockschool Music Production?

Unrivalled Academic Grounding

Rockschool Music Production was built with academic grounding and industry relevance in mind. Every practical, theoretical and aural test has been written and developed by industry professionals to give students an unrivalled level of academic grounding.

Unparalleled Industry Relevance

From a diverse range of production techniques, to highly relevant technical DAW skills, the Rockschool Music Production syllabus gives aspiring engineers and producers everything they need to progress and succeed in the industry.

Enhance Your Skills

Designed to meet the needs of all aspiring recording engineers, electronic music producers, mix & mastering engineers; this syllabus caters for anyone interested in understanding the complete range of skills essential to modern music production.

Choose Your Area of Specialism

From Grades 6 to 8 candidates can tailor their learning to their strengths, choosing their area of specialism, from Audio Production, Electronic Music Production and Sound for Media, whilst earning valuable UCAS points for entry to higher education.

DAW Agnostic

We recognise that Graded Music Exams should be accessible and relevant to a range of backgrounds and abilities so the coursework / exams are suitable for all music production software.

Study in Your Own Time

Rockschool Music Production has been designed so you can study in your own time, giving you ample time to develop a wealth of skills and techniques that are highly relevant to today’s industry.

Ready For An Exam?

How do I enter for an exam?

Ready to enter for your Graded Music Exam? Please see our walkthrough video of how to enter candidates for their exams in the UK...

Please note that the Online Entry process shows an ‘Exam date’ and requires the selection of an exam centre. Due to the exam being conducted remotely these are not relevant. The exam date will be arranged with the candidate. Please select the centre “Other (Private Exam Centre)” and enter “Remote” in the box (“Private exam centre name”).

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Get a copy of the full Music Production syllabus (Grade 1-8) here:

Music Production Coursework Edition Syllabus Specification

How to Sit a Music Production Exam

Sit the Music Production exam from the comfort of your own home. The exam is conducted online – all you need is a computer and internet connection.

Music Theory & Music Production Candidate Guidance – Online Exams

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Dates & Fees

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Exam Fee

Hit the button below to see prices for all our graded exam formats at each Grade. We also offer Music Production Exams through Remote Invigilation and Private Days. Please contact for more information.

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