MRCP(UK) Examination and Specialty Certificate Examination website
The website contains information on the MRCP(UK) Examination and Specialty Certificate Examinations.
What is the MRCP(UK) Examination
The three Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom share a common membership examination in general medicine: this is the examination for the Diploma of Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. Successful candidates are eligible to apply for the award of the MRCP(UK) Diploma.
Read more about the place of the MRCP(UK) Examination in medical training and history of the MRCP(UK) Examination.
What is the Specialty Certificate Examination
The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, in association with the Specialist Societies, has developed a programme to deliver Specialty Certificate Examinations within the specialist training structure. The aim of these assessments, which complement workplace-based assessments, is to ensure that trainees have sufficient knowledge of their specialty to practice safely and competently as consultants.
MRCP(UK) Annual Review 2013
The MRCP(UK) Annual Review details our major developments, main achievements and activities of the year.
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The information on this website should be used as guidance for taking the MRCP(UK) and Specialty Certificate Examinations. It endeavours to be accurate on the day of viewing and is reviewed regularly but inevitably there will be changes to the arrangements for exam delivery. Any such changes will be set out in the News section.
For detailed information on the rules and regulations governing the MRCP(UK) Examination and Specialty Certificate Examinations, candidates are asked to consult the MRCP(UK) Regulations and Information for Candidates and Specialty Certificate Examination Regulations and Information for Candidates.