Written Exam Dates & Times 2018

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August Written Session
A revised version of the Musicianship Syllabus appeared for the first time in the 2016. There have been no changes to Grades 1 to 6, but Grade 7 and 8 were removed so candidates now progress from Grade 6 to the revised Associate and Licentiate syllabus. Diploma exams will be available on application.


Diploma exams from the old syllabus are available only to candidates who have already started to complete exams in sections, subject to time limits and regulations.


Aural Exams – Tuesday 21 August 2018


Grade Musicianship Aural Music Craft Aural
Grade 4 9:30am–10:10am (Online only)
Grade 5 10:45am–11:35am Time to be advised (pm)
Grade 6 12:00pm–12:50pm Time to be advised (pm)


Written Exams – Wednesday 22 August

For written exams, an additional 10 minutes of reading time is allowed before the scheduled commencement time.


Grade Theory of Music Musicianship Music Craft
Grade 1 9:30am–10:30 am 9:30am–11:00am (Online only)
Grade 2 2:00pm–3:30 pm 2:00pm–3:30pm (Online only)
Grade 3 2:00pm–4:00 pm 2:00pm–3:30pm (Online only)
Grade 4 9:30am–12:30pm 9:30am–10:30am (Online only)
Grade 5 9:30am–12:30pm 9:30am–11:00am 9:30am–11:30am
Grade 6 2:00pm–5:00 pm 2:00pm–4:30pm 2:00pm–4:30pm


Written Exams and Aural Diploma exams on application
Teaching, Musicianship and Theory of Music Diploma exams are available on application. Candidates will be responsible for arranging the venue and suitable supervision. However, it is possible to apply to sit Aural Diploma exams on 21 August or Written Diploma exams on 22 August at Box Hill, Moonee Ponds, Ballarat, Bendigo or Geelong.


Associate Musicianship Aural
Licentiate Musicianship Aural
Associate Musicianship Written Paper
Licentiate Musicianship Written Paper
CTMusA Written Paper
ATMusA Written Paper
LTMusA Written Paper
Associate Musicology
Associate Harmony and Counterpoint
Associate Orchestration and Arrangement
Licentiate Musicology
Licentiate Harmony and Counterpoint
Licentiate Orchestration and Arrangement