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Whatever your musical tastes, Trinity College London has the music qualifications for you.

Every year Trinity College London supports the music education of thousands of students with assessments across a wide spectrum including popular, jazz, contemporary and classical music.

Trinity College London graded examinations and diplomas span performing, teaching, theory of music and composing, all of which are fully accredited by the relevant UK regulatory bodies.

Our philosophy

The candidate is at the heart of our focus. That’s why we offer insightful assessments for everyone, from beginners right up to diplomas for the most advanced candidates.

All Trinity College London examiners are professional musicians, and they take special care to make candidates feel relaxed in the examination room, creating a positive environment for you to demonstrate your talents to your full potential.


Trinity’s graded exams allow learners to perform to their strengths; the flexible structure comprising repertoire, supporting tests and technical work, enables learners to gain recognition for their own unique skills as performers.

Certificate exams

With flexibility in choice of repertoire, Certificate exams offer performance-based assessment, with no supporting tests or technical work. They develop programme planning skills plus solid performance preparation for those wishing to progress to diploma level.

Enter for an exam

Trinity College London music exams are available worldwide in over 60 countries.

For information about dates, locations, fees and booking details, see the link below.


Trinity diploma qualifications are for those looking to take their professional development to the next level in music performance, teaching or theory.


Trinity music exams are officially recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) and by education authorities worldwide.

Support resources

Trinity’s Music Resources website provides teachers and learners with a range of support for music-making and exam preparation.

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