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: Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

All instruments and grades

The Bahamas Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 104 USD
Initial Grade 101 USD
Grade 1 112 USD
Grade 2 118 USD
Grade 3 151 USD
Grade 4 165 USD
Grade 5 181 USD
Grade 6 209 USD
Grade 7 237 USD
Grade 8 294 USD
ARSM 427 USD
Performance Assessment 181 USD
Ensemble: Primary 237 BSD
Ensemble: Intermediate 294 BSD
Ensemble: Advanced 427 BSD
 

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 1 112 USD
Grade 2 118 USD
Grade 3 151 USD
Grade 4 165 USD
Grade 5 181 USD
Grade 6 209 USD
Grade 7 237 USD
Grade 8 294 USD
ARSM 427 USD

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

Online Music Theory (Grades 1-5)

Online Music Theory

Booking Period opens: 26 April 2021 (06:00 Local Time)

Booking Period closes: 04 May 2021 (18:59 Local Time)

Exam Window

Grades 1-5 26 May - 23 June 2021

Online Music Theory exams – August 2021 onwards

From August 2021 onwards, online Music Theory exams for Grade 1 to 5 will be available ‘on demand’, allowing candidates to book and take their exam whenever they wish. We will provide further details soon.

Online Music Theory fees

Grade 1 62 USD
Grade 2 65 USD
Grade 3 71 USD
Grade 4 84 USD
Grade 5 89 USD

Notes

 

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: 05-16 April

Exam Date

Grades 6-8 Saturday 05 June

Music Theory fees

Grade 6 106 USD
Grade 7 110 USD
Grade 8 115 USD

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.

 

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: Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

Exam dates

The Bahamas Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

Diploma fees

DipABRSM 541 BSD
LRSM** 1614 BSD**
FRSM 2363 BSD
Retake fee: DipABRSM 433 BSD
Retake fee: LRSM 1291 BSD
Retake fee: FRSM 1890 BSD

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.

 

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