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16 Apr 2015

Due to essential IT maintenance work, My MRCP(UK) will not be available between 18.00 h on Friday 17 April and 08.00 h on Monday 20 April 2015.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

10 Apr 2015

Examination fees have been tested in the courts over the years and it had been understood that such expenses were not tax deductible. However this position may have changed. If you are employed on a UK training contract as either a Core or Specialty Trainee you may be eligible for tax relief on MRCP(UK) and SCE examination fees paid within the last four tax years. For more information please see: http://www.mrcpuk.org/mrcpuk-examinations/faqs.

1 Apr 2015

The Specialty Certificate Examination in Geriatric Medicine blueprint has been updated.

To view the details of the blueprint see the SCE in Geriatric Medicine page.

1 Apr 2015

The Specialty Certificate Examination in Respiratory Medicine blueprint has been updated.

To view the details of the blueprint, see the SCE in Respiratory Medicine page http://www.mrcpuk.org/sites/default/files/documents/Respiratory%20Blueprint%202015(1).pdf

31 Mar 2015

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK has launched the 2015 annual clinicians' census to comply with General Medical Council (GMC) guidelines. The census is sent to all those who work on the academic development of the examinations in order to be able to demonstrate to the candidates, the public, and the GMC that the examination meets the high quality standards expected.

The census is mandatory for all those contributing to the MRCP(UK) diploma and Specialty Certificate Examinations.

27 Mar 2015

The blueprint for the Specialty Certificate Examination in Acute Medicine has been updated.

To view the details of the blueprint please click here to see the SCE in Acute Medicine page.

 

24 Mar 2015

MRCP(UK) is committed to providing a wide range of information about its examinations to candidates.

20 Mar 2015

During the June to July 2015 PACES assessment period, MRCP(UK) will be running a LIMITED PACES Fast Track scheme which offers trainees who have applied for an ST3 post an additional attempt at the PACES examination. This is one of the initiatives MRCP(UK) has taken to aid trainees’ career progression and support run-through training and will allow some candidates who are unsuccessful in their initial PACES attempt in June to July examination period to sit PACES a second time within the same assessment cycle.

17 Mar 2015

The British Society of Rheumatology and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint one new member of the Rheumatology SCE Standard Setting Group.

13 Mar 2015

The British Council in Tripoli, Libya has today made MRCP(UK) aware that, due to the current security situation in Libya, is not currently safe to hold any examinations in the country. With candidate safety our number one priority we have taken the decision to therefore suspend the provision of examinations in the country until such time as the security situation improves and the British Council reopens. This is unlikely to be for several months.

As soon as it is once again safe to hold examinations in the country we will advertise this via the MRCP(UK) website and Twitter.

23 Feb 2015

The examination dates for the 2016 Specialty Certificate Examinations (SCEs) have now been finalised, and can be found on the SCE exam dates and fees page. Fees for 2016 will be announced in due course.

For further information please contact us via the website or Twitter.

19 Feb 2015

The examination dates for the 2016 MRCP(UK) Part 1 and Part 2 examinations have now been finalised, and can be found on the Part 1 and Part 2 exam dates and fees pages. Application periods and examination fees will be announced in due course.

16 Feb 2015

The MRCP(UK) Central Office would like to encourage all candidates that have recently sat the PACES 2015/1 examination at one of our UK or International centres to complete our candidate survey.

We would like to collate any feedback and responses you may have about your recent experience so we can make improvements to the service we are providing you.

9 Feb 2015

The Part 1 2015/02 application period is now open and will remain open until Friday 6 March 2015. Please note that no late applications will be accepted.

6 Feb 2015

In accordance with its Regulations, MRCP(UK) has determined that an overall scaled score of 528 or greater will be considered a pass from the next sitting of the Part 1 Examination, in 2015/2.

Further information on the calculation of the pass mark can be found here.

5 Feb 2015

The results of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 2015/1 Written Examination, held on 13 January 2015, are now available.

Candidates who have a MyMRCP(UK) account may check their results within the 'Exams History' section of their account. Candidates who do not have a MyMRCP(UK) account should create one here.

Results letters are available to print from the ‘Exams History’ section.

26 Jan 2015

A new slide pack aims to highlight essential information for examiners and provide a framework for the briefing presentation on the day of the examination.

While consistency of PACES delivery is important this is not intended to replace local approaches that may already work well, but to enhance them, and provide support for those involved in the examination.

14 Jan 2015

The Specialty Certificate Examination in Neurology blueprint has been updated.

Significant changes have been made to the neurology blueprint to view the details of the blueprint see the SCE in Neurology section:

 

 

7 Jan 2015

The results of the MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written Examination 2014/3, held on 10 and 11 December 2014, are now available.

Candidates who have a MyMRCP(UK) account may check their results within the 'Exams History' section of their account. Candidates who do not have a MyMRCP(UK) account should create one here.

Results letters are available to print from the ‘Exams History’ section of MyMRCP(UK)

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