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Exam dates and fees 2019

Practical exams (session one)

Entry period: 21 Jan - 08 Feb 2019

All instruments and grades

South Korea April-May

Practical exams (session two)

Entry period: 2 August - 23 August 2019

All instruments and grades

South Korea October-November

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 103,000 KRW
Grade 1 123,000 KRW
Grade 2 144,000 KRW
Grade 3 149,000 KRW
Grade 4 187,000 KRW
Grade 5 193,000 KRW
Grade 6 219,000 KRW
Grade 7 269,000 KRW
Grade 8 307,000 KRW
ARSM 462,000 KRW
Performance Assessment 193,000 KRW
Ensemble: Primary 269,000 KRW
Ensemble: Intermediate 307,000 KRW
Ensemble: Advanced 462,000 KRW

Music Theory exams (session one)

Entry period: 14 January - 8 February 2019

Exam date

South Korea Saturday 23 March

Music Theory exams (session two)

Entry period: 5 - 23 August 2019

Exam date

South Korea Saturday 2 November

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 70,000 KRW
Grade 2 73,000 KRW
Grade 3 75,000 KRW
Grade 4 84,000 KRW
Grade 5 89,000 KRW
Grade 6 106,000 KRW
Grade 7 110,000 KRW
Grade 8 116,000 KRW

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: 21 Jan - 08 Feb 2019

Exam dates

South Korea April-May

Diploma exams (session two)

Entry period: 2 August - 23 August 2019

Exam dates

South Korea October-November

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 616,000 KRW
LRSM (complete exam) 1,804,000 KRW**
FRSM (complete exam) 2,627,000 KRW
Resit fee: DipABRSM 493,000 KRW
Resit fee: LRSM 1,443,000 KRW
Resit fee: FRSM 2,102,000 KRW

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

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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