2021 Dates and Fees

ABRSM

Practical

We hold face-to-face practical and ARSM exams at our Public Venues during the exam sessions listed on this page. We also offer a remote assessment option for ARSM exams - please click on the Performance Grades tab for dates.

 

We hope to be able to open the following live Practical exam booking periods as planned. However, we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept live Practical exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 travel and government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Practical exams (session one)

Booking period: Cancelled

All instruments and grades

Nigeria Cancelled

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 67 GBP
Initial Grade 73 GBP
Grade 1 81 GBP
Grade 2 91 GBP
Grade 3 99 GBP
Grade 4 116 GBP
Grade 5 119 GBP
Grade 6 137 GBP
Grade 7 154 GBP
Grade 8 178 GBP
ARSM 243 GBP
Performance Assessment 119 GBP
Ensemble: Primary 154 GBP
Ensemble: Intermediate 178 GBP
Ensemble: Advanced 243 GBP
Choral Singing: Primary 154 GBP
Choral Singing: Intermediate 178 GBP
Choral Singing: Advanced 243 GBP
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee 99 GBP
 

Performance Grades

  Performance Grades

     Step 1:  Decide the month you want to submit your exam video

     Step 2:  Book between the dates and times shown below – when 

                   you book, choose your video submission deadline from the

                   dates available 

     Step 3:  Submit your video any time after booking and before

                   your chosen submission deadline

Booking Dates

Performance Grade Fees

Grade 1 81 GBP
Grade 2 91 GBP
Grade 3 99 GBP
Grade 4 116 GBP
Grade 5 119 GBP
Grade 6 137 GBP
Grade 7 154 GBP
Grade 8 178 GBP
ARSM 243 GBP
 

Online Music Theory (Grades 1-5)

We plan to hold Online Music Theory exams throughout 2021, exact dates of exams from June will be provided in due course.

Online Music Theory (session one)

Booking period: ** Cancelled **

Exam date

Online Music Theory ** Cancelled **

Online Music Theory (session two)

Booking Period: 06-13 April 2021

Exam Date

Online Music Theory Sunday 23 May 2021 10:00AM

Online Music Theory (session three)

Booking Period: 04-11 May

Exam Date

Online Music Theory Saturday 19 June 10:00AM

Online Music Theory (Session four)

Booking Period: July

Exam Date

Online Music Theory August

Online Music Theory (Session five)

Booking Period: August/September

Exam Date

Online Music Theory October

Online Music Theory (Session six)

Booking Period: September/October

Exam Date

Online Music Theory November

Online Music Theory fees

Grade 1 49 GBP
Grade 2 52 GBP
Grade 3 57 GBP
Grade 4 58 GBP
Grade 5 62 GBP

Notes

 

Other diplomas*

We hope to be able to open the following live Practical exam booking periods as planned. However, we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept live Practical exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 travel and government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Diploma Exams (session one)

Booking period: Cancelled

Exams dates

Nigeria Cancelled

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 310 GBP
LRSM (complete exam) ** 676 GBP
FRSM (complete exam) 985 GBP
Resit fee: DipABRSM 248 GBP
Resit fee: LRSM 541 GBP
Resit fee: FRSM 788 GBP

Notes

* ARSM exams take place during Practical exam periods - see the first tab for details of exam dates and fees.

** LRSM Teaching fees are payable in two instalments. 40% must be paid on submission of the Case Study Portfolio & Video of Teaching Practice. The balance is payable when entering for the remaining sections of the exam.

 

Paper-based Music Theory (Grade 6-8)

We hope to be able to open the following paper-based Music Theory exam booking periods as planned. However we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept paper-based Music Theory exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Music Theory exams (session one)

Booking Period: 04-15 May 2021

Exam Date

Grades 6-8 Saturday 19 June 2021

Music Theory exams (session two)

Booking Period: 01-10 September 2021

Exam Date

Grades 6-8 Saturday 23 October 2021

Music Theory fees

Grade 6 69 GBP
Grade 7 70 GBP
Grade 8 71 GBP

Notes

Translations of Theory papers are available on request. Please enter a T in the ‘Specific needs’ box for each candidate who requires a translation.

 

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