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Rockschool is the leading accredited provider of rock & pop exams worldwide, offering Graded Music Exams in the principal rock instruments and Diplomas in Teaching and Performance.

Rockschool produces and examines unique music qualifications that are taught by independent teachers in schools, colleges and music centres all over the world. Rockschool music qualifications are practical, flexible and fun and are open to musicians of all ages and abilities.

RSL Graded Music Exams, Performance Arts Awards and Vocational Qualifications are taught the world over and are renowned for their practicality, flexibility and rigorous academic standards. When you complete a qualification with RSL, you can be certain that your achievement is recognised the world over.

Launched in 2017, the Rockschool Ukulele syllabus is an ideal introduction to developing stringed instrument technique in a contemporary music setting, whilst introducing students to Rockschool’s world renowned range of stylistically appropriate and relevant supporting tests. Each grade includes full ensemble backing tracks and duet arrangements, providing students with the opportunity to perform as both accompanists and soloists.

Read more about the ukulele exams here
Download the ukulele syllabus specifications here

UKULELE MOVEMENT is proud to be an official partner of Rockschool. We offer Rockschool Ukulele Exam Courses (private and group), Exam Books as well as Exam Registrations. 

Why Rockschool Ukulele?

Intro to Composition

The huge array of ever-evolving styles in contemporary music can often seem as daunting as it is appealing. The Ukulele syllabus is a perfect introduction to popular songwriting and composition in a variety of styles and genres


Featuring repertoire from artists such as Taylor Swift, Adele, Pharrell Williams, Bob Dylan, U2, David Bowie, Bill Withers, The Who, Pearl Jam, Radiohead, Coldplay, The Killers, Biffy Clyro, Bruno Mars, Jess Glynne, Jason Mraz, George Ezra and James Bay

Duet Arrangements

The Ukulele syllabus incorporates duet arrangements, at every grade, that allow each candidate to perform in a duet or ensemble setting, either with their teacher or fellow students

Globally Recognised Stars

The professionally produced accompanying audio at each grade features performances from renowned session musicians and a guest appearance at Grade 3 from global rock star, Ryan Fletcher from the UK band Lawson.

Free Choice Pieces

In addition to the 6 pieces on offer in each of our Grade Books, you are also able to choose two Free Choice Pieces. Learn more

Digital Downloads

Instantly download your Ukulele book, individual tracks or supporting tests. The RSL shop allows student and instructor to use their favourite Rockschool titles on their desktop, tablet or smartphone.

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