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Exam dates and fees 2020

Practical exams will be held for the first time in Moscow in June 2020.

For information on how to enter for Practical exams in June and Theory exams in November please follow the attached link to the International School of Moscow website . All details on how to enter, make payment, dates and venue for the exams will be available through the website.

To make an entry for the Theory exam on 4 March 2020, please complete the relevant entry form, and scan and email this to [email protected]. Please send this to us no later than the closing date for that session. You can find our exam fees, closing dates and exam periods under the Dates and Fees section of our website.

Please note Theory exams can only be held as visits at schools of general education or LEA music centre approved by ABRSM in line with our regulations which can be found here (7. Place of Exams: visits).

We will then give you ABRSM’s bank details, and a unique code for each candidate, which should be included in the payment reference for the bank transfer. This ensures that we are able to link your payment to your entry.

Theory exam materials will be posted to the host venue 4 weeks before the exam.

Guidelines for making an entry online for Practical exams in June 2020 will be available by soon.

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

Other fees and charges (2020)*

 

Graded Music Exams and ARSM

other Diplomas

Music Medals

Confirmation of marks

free of charge

free of charge

free of charge

Duplicate certificate

£12.00

£19.00

£6.50

 

Practical

Theory

Appeal investigation**

N/A

Half of the entry fee

Results Review

Grade 1-5: £25
Grade 6-8: £40
ARSM: £40

 N/A

External 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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