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Exam dates and fees 2019

Practical exams (session one)

Entry period: 18 Jan - 08 Feb 2019

All instruments and grades

Sweden May

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 520 SEK
Grade 1 650 SEK
Grade 2 710 SEK
Grade 3 750 SEK
Grade 4 810 SEK
Grade 5 840 SEK
Grade 6 950 SEK
Grade 7 1,140 SEK
Grade 8 1,280 SEK
ARSM 1,920 SEK
Performance Assessment 840 SEK
Ensemble: Primary 1,140 SEK
Ensemble: Intermediate 1,280 SEK
Ensemble: Advanced 1,920 SEK

Music Theory exams (session one)

Entry period: 11 March - 5 April 2019

Exam date

Sweden Saturday 1 June

Music Theory exams (session two)

Entry period: 19 August - 6 September 2019

Exam date

Sweden Saturday 2 November

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 390 SEK
Grade 2 410 SEK
Grade 3 420 SEK
Grade 4 460 SEK
Grade 5 470 SEK
Grade 6 600 SEK
Grade 7 630 SEK
Grade 8 650 SEK


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: 18 Jan - 08 Feb 2019

Exam dates

Sweden May

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 2,560 SEK
LRSM (complete exam) 7,610 SEK**
FRSM (complete exam) 11,060 SEK
Resit fee: DipABRSM 2,050 SEK
Resit fee: LRSM 6,090 SEK
Resit fee: FRSM 8,850 SEK


* 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

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



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)




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



* 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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