Part 1


The purpose of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination is to identify those physicians in training who, having satisfied the entry criteria, possess a broad knowledge and understanding of common and important disorders as well as clinical science.


To test the acquisition of a representative sample of medical knowledge as specified in the 2009 Specialty Training Curriculum for Core Medical Training.

To measure the candidate's ability to apply their medical knowledge in regard to common and important disorders and clinical science, as outlined in the 2009 Specialty Training Curriculum for Core Medical Training, and make appropriate clinical judgements.