Glossary beginning with A
- Administrative office
Place where examination applications are processed.
For all international examinations and the SCEs this is MRCP(UK) central office.
- Application period
Time period for submitting your application to take an examination. Applications are not accepted before or after the specified dates for each examination, as published on the website.
Synonyms: registration period
- Assessment period
For the MRCP(UK) examinations the academic year is divided up into three assessment periods, called diets. These are set out as follows for the year 2016: 2016/1 (first diet), 2016/2 (second diet), 2016/3 (third diet).
Synonyms: diet, assessment period