Exam Dates & Fees

RIAM Exam Sessions 2022 

Spring 2022 Exams are now completed.

Winter 2022 

Applications will open on Friday 2nd September 2022

Application Closing Dates:

  • 3 October 2022 (Live exams)
  • 3 October 2022 (Theory)
  • 2 November 2022 (Digital recorded exams)

Upload Windows for Digital Recorded Exams:

  •   7 November (9am) - 11 November (12 noon)
  •  21 November (9am) - 25 November (12 noon)

Live Exam Sessions:

  • Tuesday 1 November - Saturday 3 December 2022

Online Written Exams

Music Theory

  • Saturday 12 November 2022

Speech Senior Certificate (online written paper):

  • Saturday 12 November 2022

 

 

Applications 2023

Application Closing Dates

 

Spring 2023:   

  • 16 January 2023 (Live exams)
  • 9 February 2023 (Digital recorded exams)

Exam Sessions (upload timeframes for digital recorded exams)

Spring 2023 (Digital recorded submissions only)

  •   13 February (9am) – 17 February (12 noon)
  •     6 March (9am) - 10 March (12 noon)

Exam Sessions (live sessions)

  • Spring 2023:     Monday 13 February – Saturday 11 March 2023

 

Summer 2023: 

Application Closing Dates  

  • 9 March 2023 (Live exams)
  •  9 March 2023 (Theory)
  •  28 April 2023 (Digital recorded exams)

Exam Sessions (upload timeframes for digital recorded exams)

Summer 2023 (Digital recorded submissions only)

  •  2 May (9am) – 5 May (12 noon)
  •  29 May (9am) - 2 June (12 noon)

Exam Sessions (live sessions)

  • Summer 2023:     Monday 17 April - Saturday 3 June 2023

  

Online & written Theory Exams

Preparatory – Grade V – To be confirmed

Grade VI – Senior Cert (Music) – Saturday 13 May 2023

 

Drama & Communications Senior Certificate (online written paper): - 

  • Saturday 13 May 2023

 

Winter 2023: 

Application Closing Dates 

  • 4 October 2023 (Live exams)
  • 4 October 2023 (Theory)
  • 1 November 2023 (Digital recorded exams)

Exam Sessions (upload timeframes for digital recorded exams)

Winter 2023 (Digital recorded submissions only)

  •   6 November (9am) - 10 November (12 noon)
  •  20 November (9am) - 24 November (12 noon)

Exam Sessions (live sessions)

  • Winter 2023:     Wednesday 1 November - Saturday 2 December 2023

Online & written Theory Exams

Preparatory – Grade V – To be confirmed

Grade VI – Senior Cert (Music) – Saturday 11 November 2023

 

Drama & Communications Senior Certificate (online written paper): - 

  •  Saturday 11 November 2023

Entry fees 

Subject/Level

Price

Instruments, Singing, Duets & Speech and Drama Subjects  
Early Learning Grade €15.30
Kindergarten, Elementary, Preliminary, Primary & Preparatory Grades €31.60
Grade I €48.30
Sub-Junior Grade €48.30
Grade II €57.50
Grade III €63.50
Junior Grade €63.50
Grade IV & Grade V €72.20
Middle & Senior Grades €72.20
Grade VI €84.50
Grade VII €88.00
Grade VIII €96.00
Senior Certificate Grade €134.50
Recital Certificate Programme  
Junior €54.60
Intermediate €66.50
Advanced €83.00
Stage School Performance, Oral Communication and Performance & Interview Techniques  
Junior Grade €45.90
Intermediate Grade €58.00
Senior Grade €58.00
Advanced Grade €71.00
Creative Performance  
Introductory Grade €31.50
Preparatory Grade €36.50
Junior Grade €45.90
Intermediate Grade €58.30
Transition Grade €58.30
Senior Grade €58.30
English as a Second Language  
Preliminary Grade €36.50
Intermediate Grade €58.30
Senior Grade €58.30
Speech & Drama Senior Certificate Written Paper  
Senior Certificate Grade €62.00
Groups & Ensembles  
Ensemble €76.85
Orchestra €76.85
Class/Choral Singing €76.85
Group Drama €76.85
Choric Verse-Speaking €76.85
Cór-Reacaireacht €76.85
RIAM CARA Music Awards  
Céim 1, Céim 2 & Céim 3 €15.30
RIAM CARA Drama/Communication Awards  
Drama Groups - Taisteal 1, Taisteal 2 & Taisteal 3 €76.10
Transition Year Communication Award €15.90
Theory & Harmony Examinations  
Preparatory Grade €23.00
Grades I & II €28.50
Grades III, IV & V €35.50
Grades VI, VII & VIII €55.00
Senior Certificate Grade €66.00
DipRiam Diploma  
DipRiam Diploma €375.00