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Music Theory update

Paper Music Theory exams (Grades 6 to 8) – the next exams will take place in June. Please note, dates and booking periods for Grades 1-5 and Grades 6-8 may be different from now on. For full details, see our dates and fees page.

Online Music Theory

Delivered online, developed by experts, designed for the candidate.

To provide a more candidate-friendly experience, we are moving the assessment of Music Theory at Grades 1 to 5 to an online exam.

We’ve developed our new online Music Theory exams in consultation with a panel of experts. With a focus on creating a more reliable and accessible assessment, these exams give candidates the best opportunity to demonstrate their musical knowledge and understanding.

Here you can find all the information you need for your next Online Music Theory exam.

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