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2017 Written Examinations – Dates and Closing Dates

Session No. Online Enrolment Opening Date Closing Dates
NB: After this date late fees apply.
Examination Dates Last Dates for 50% Refunds
(See enrolment handbook for details.)
05 - Grades 20 March Friday 16 June 22 – 23 August 25 July
50 - Diploma
(On Demand)
16 January Wednesday 23 August 6 weeks after enrolment N/A

A late fee of $60 per candidate per exam will apply to enrolments received after the closing date.

Online written examinations can be taken at any time. Go to www.amebexams.edu.au for more information.

PLEASE NOTE that it is not possible to transfer between face-to-face written examinations and online examinations.

2017 Written Examinations Dates and Times

Written examinations are conducted throughout Australia on the same date and it is not possible to reschedule any other written examination to an alternate date or time.

Musicianship
Grade Time
Tuesday (Aural Only)
22 August
4 9.30 – 10.10
5 10.30 – 11.10
6 11.30 – 12.10
AMusA 3.30 – 4.30
Wednesday
23 August
1 9.30 – 11.00
2 2.00 – 3.30
3 2.00 – 3.30
4 9.30 – 10.30
5 9.30 – 11.00
6 2.00 – 4.30
AMusA 2.00 – 5.00
Theory of Music
Grade Time
Tuesday
22 August
AMusA Musicology 2.00 – 5.00
LMusA Musicology 2.00 – 5.00
Wednesday
23 August
1 9.30 – 10.30
2 2.00 – 3.30
3 2.00 – 4.00
4 9.30 – 12.30
5 9.30 – 12.30
6 2.00 – 5.00
AMusA Harmony and Counterpoint 9.30 – 12.30
AMusA Orchestration and Arrangement 2.00 – 5.00
LMusA Harmony and Counterpoint 9.30 – 12.30
LMusA Orchestration and Arrangement 2.00 – 5.00
CTMusA (Section I) 9.30 – 11.30
ATMusA (Section I) 9.30 – 12.30
LTMusA (Section I) 9.30 – 12.30

Contact the AMEB (NSW) office for Theory of Music 2014 syllabus Grade 7 and Musicianship 2015 Syllabus Grade 7 and 8 examination times.

Diploma Written Examinations

Music Craft
Grade Time
Available as
online exams only
Preliminary

Online examinations available anytime

Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Tuesday 22 August Grade 5 Aural 12.30 – 1.15
Grade 6 Aural 1.30 – 2.15
Wednesday 23 August Grade 5 Written 9.30 – 11.30
Grade 6 Written 2.00 – 4.30
Speech and Performance Theory
Grade Time
Wednesday
23 August
1 9.30 – 10.15
2 2.00 – 3.00
3 2.00 – 3.30
4 2.00 – 4.00
5 9.30 – 12.00
6 9.30 – 12.30
7 9.30 – 12.30
ADPA 9.30 – 12.30
APCA Folio submission*
LDPA 2.00 – 5.00
LDPA Dissertation submission*

* Folio and dissertation topics require approval from the Federal Examiners BEFORE enrolment.

Written examinations at diploma level can be requested throughout the year with at least 6 weeks’ notice. Enrolments are accepted between 16 January 2017 and 23 August 2017 and the examination date can be requested during the enrolment process. This includes AMusA and LMusA Musicianship and Theory syllabuses, and the written component of ATMusA and LTMusA, and APCA, ADPA and LDPA written components as published in the 2017 Manual of Syllabuses.

CTMusA, ATMusA and LTMusA Folios – a letter requesting submission of the folio will be sent prior to the practical examination.

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