Part 2

Purpose

The MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written Examination can be taken by physicians in training who have passed the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination. Success in this examination demonstrates the attainment of the minimum level of knowledge expected for a physician in training and the ability to apply this knowledge to clinical problem solving and clinical practice.

Aims

The MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written Examination will test the ability to apply clinical understanding, make clinical judgements and take responsibility for:

  • prioritising diagnostic or problem lists
  • planning investigation
  • selecting a plan for immediate management
  • selecting a plan for long-term management
  • assessing prognosis