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Exam dates and fees 2019

If you choose to make a bank transfer, make sure to indicate this and include your payment reference on your entry form.

Entries in the Australian Capital Territory

Account name: ABRSM Canberra
BSB number: 062912
Account number: 10302528
Remitter/transaction description: Please provide the candidate's name and exam session

Entries in Victoria

Account name: Chris Cummings
BSB number: 063142
Account number: 10524111
Remitter/transaction description: Please provide the applicant's name and exam session

Entries in South Australia

Account name: ABRSM
BSB number: 015354
Account number: 478806273
Remitter/transaction description: Please provide the candidate's name and exam session

Entries in Queensland

Account name: Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
BSB number: 034093
Account number: 313318
Remitter/transaction description: Please provide the applicant’s surname and exam session

Entries in Western Australia

Please contact your Honorary Local Representative for bank details: [email protected]

Entries in New South Wales

BSB number: 062152
Account number: 10010766
Remitter/transaction description: Please provide the applicant's name

Practical exams (session one)

Entry period: 15 Feb - 08 Mar 2019

Grade exams only

Australia June-July

Practical exams (session two)

Entry period: 05 - 26 July 2019

Grade and Jazz exams

Australia October-December

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 97 AUD
Grade 1 132 AUD
Grade 2 147 AUD
Grade 3 153 AUD
Grade 4 172 AUD
Grade 5 180 AUD
Grade 6 225 AUD
Grade 7 259 AUD
Grade 8 284 AUD
ARSM 414 AUD
Performance Assessment 180 AUD
Ensemble: Primary 259 AUD
Ensemble: Intermediate 284 AUD
Ensemble: Advanced 414 AUD
Choral Singing: Initial 210 AUD
Choral Singing: Intermediate 284 AUD
Choral Singing: Advanced 414 AUD
Choral Singing: Attendance fee 153 AUD

Music Theory exams (session one)

Entry period: 14 January - 8 February 2019

Exam date

Australia Saturday 23 March

Music Theory exams (session two)

Entry period: 29 March - 19 April 2019

Exam date

Australia Saturday 15 June

Music Theory exams (session three)

Entry period: 26 August - 13 September 2019

Exam date

Australia Saturday 2 November

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 74 AUD
Grade 2 77 AUD
Grade 3 78 AUD
Grade 4 80 AUD
Grade 5 93 AUD
Grade 6 112 AUD
Grade 7 117 AUD
Grade 8 121 AUD

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.

Diploma exams (session one)

Entry period: 15 Feb - 08 Mar 2019

Exam dates

Australia June-July

Diploma exams (session two)

Entry period: 05 - 26 July 2019

Exam dates

Australia October - December

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 546 AUD
LRSM (complete exam) 1,639 AUD**
FRSM (complete exam) 2,349 AUD
Resit fee: DipABRSM 437 AUD
Resit fee: LRSM 1,311 AUD
Resit fee: FRSM 1,879 AUD

Notes

* ARSM exams will take place during Practical exam periods (as of January 2017) - see the first tab for details of 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.

Diploma retake fees

Please note that retake fees apply only to candidates applying for a partial retake (2.2 or 2.1 and 2.2, etc.). If candidates are retaking the complete exam, the full fee is payable.

Additional information

Practical exam timings by region

Approximate times of Australia Practical exams only:

Region

1st session

2nd session

ACT

June

late October

New South Wales

late June – early July

mid-November – mid-December

Queensland

June

late October

South Australia

June

late October/early November

Victoria

June

mid-November – early December

Western Australia

late May – early June

late October – mid-November

Other fees and charges (2019)*

 

Exam taken after 1993

Exam taken from 1977 to 1993

Exam taken before 1977

Confirmation of marks

free of charge

£42.00

£53.00

Duplicate certificate

£11.50 (diplomas £18.50, Music Medals £7.00)

included under confirmation of marks fee (see above)

included under confirmation of marks fee (see above)

 

Practical

Theory

Appeal investigation**

No fee

Half of the entry fee

Independent review

£60.00 per candidate

£60.00 per candidate

Administrative charge for payment with dishonoured cheque

£22.00

£22.00

* The above charges should be paid direct to ABRSM's office in London by sterling draft presentable in the UK or by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Sterling drafts should be payable to ‘The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music’.

If you wish to pay locally please contact your Local Representative who will advise you of the local fee and method of payment.

** For multiple candidates, the investigation fee charged will not exceed five times the local Grade 5 Practical/Music Theory fee.

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