2021 Dates and Fees

South Africa

Practical

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 (regions below only): Cancelled

All instruments and grades

Major centres only Cancelled

Practical exams (session two)

Booking period (regions below only): 31 May - 13 June

All instruments and grades

Eastern & Western Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal August - October

Practical exams (session three)

Booking period (regions below only): 28 June - 11 July

All instruments and grades

Gauteng & surrounding regions September - October

Practical exam fees (Now in GBP)

Prep Test 37 GBP
Initial Grade 36 GBP
Grade 1 40 GBP
Grade 2 45 GBP
Grade 3 49 GBP
Grade 4 63 GBP
Grade 5 68 GBP
Grade 6 75 GBP
Grade 7 86 GBP
Grade 8 98 GBP
ARSM 141 GBP
Performance Assessment 68 GBP
Ensemble: Primary 1490 ZAR
Ensemble: Intermediate 1690 ZAR
Ensemble: Advanced 2450 ZAR
Choral Singing: Primary 1490 ZAR
Choral Singing: Intermediate 1690 ZAR
Choral Singing: Advanced 2450 ZAR
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee 840 ZAR

Notes

All fees are VAT inclusive.

 

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 (Now in GBP)

Grade 1 40 GBP
Grade 2 45 GBP
Grade 3 49 GBP
Grade 4 63 GBP
Grade 5 68 GBP
Grade 6 75 GBP
Grade 7 86 GBP
Grade 8 98 GBP
ARSM 141 GBP
 

Online Music Theory (Grades 1-5)

Online Music Theory (session one)

Booking period: ** Cancelled **

Exam date

Online Music Theory ** Cancelled **

Online Music Theory

Booking Period opens: 26 April 2021 (09:00 Local Time)

Booking Period closes: 05 May 2021 (01:59 Local Time)

Exam Window

Grades 1-5 26 May - 23 June 2021

Online Music Theory fees (Now in GBP)

Grade 1 22 GBP
Grade 2 25 GBP
Grade 3 26 GBP
Grade 4 31 GBP
Grade 5 36 GBP

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: 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 41 GBP
Grade 7 46 GBP
Grade 8 51 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.

 

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 (regions below only): Cancelled

Exam dates

Major centres only Cancelled

Diploma exams (session two)

Booking period (regions below only): 31 May - 13 June

Exam dates

Eastern & Western Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal August - October

Diploma exams (session three)

Booking period (regions below only): 28 June - 11 July

Exam dates

Gauteng & surrounding regions September - October

Diploma fees (Now in GBP)

DipABRSM (complete exam) 3430 ZAR
LRSM (complete exam) ** 9230 ZAR
FRSM (complete exam) 13520 ZAR
Resit fee: DipABRSM 2740 ZAR
Resit fee: LRSM 7380 ZAR
Resit fee: FRSM 10820 ZAR

Notes

All fees are VAT inclusive.

* 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.

 

Special notices

 

 

Matric Equivalence for ABRSM

For details on Matric Accreditation requirements and Portfolio work, please contact your Regional Co-ordinator.

Matriek-akkreditering vir ABRSM

Kontak asseblief u plaaslike verteenwoordiger vir besonderhede rakende Matriekakkreditasie en Portefeuljevereistes.

 

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