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23 Nov 2016

The results for the Respiratory Medicine SCE held in 2016 have now been released. Candidates will have received their results via email and can also view them online through their My MRCP account.

Certificates will be posted out to successful candidates in approximately 6 weeks' time.

23 Nov 2016

MRCP(UK) has produced a new webpage of tips and hints on how to prepare better for PACES if you didn't pass first time. This guidance is based on advice from UK and international examiners who help teach and supervise trainees. There are general tips on how to approach the exam as well as specific points to help you pass each skill:

As well as this advice there's also information on when to take the exam, sample scenarios and videos on YouTube.

15 Nov 2016

MRCP(UK) regularly reviews its regulations to ensure that these are up-to-date, relevant and in line with best practice. As part of this process, the MRCP(UK) Academic, Quality Management and Research Committee conducted a review of the Examination Appeals regulations. A number of changes have been made:

14 Nov 2016

The new SCE Regulations have been published for 2016–17. You can read/download them here.

Please refer to these 2017 Regulations when applying for Specialty Certificate Examinations.

11 Nov 2016

The results for the Dermatology SCE held in 2016 have now been released. Candidates will have received their results via email and can also view them online through their My MRCP account.

Certificates will be posted out to successful candidates in approximately 6 weeks' time.

We apologise for the delay in the releasing of these results and any inconvenience that this may have caused.

10 Nov 2016

MRCP(UK) aims to ensure that it takes the views of trainees and candidates into account in its decision-making. Trainee representatives serve on all of our boards to provide their perspective about our policies.

10 Nov 2016

The application periods for the Specialty Certificate Examinations (SCEs) in Nephrology and Geriatric Medicine are now open. Apply online through My MRCP(UK).

9 Nov 2016

MRCP(UK) has been informed by Pearson VUE that their licence to test Sudanese nationals in test centres outside Sudan has been changed. From 7 November 2016, candidates who present with primary or secondary identification from Sudan will be able to apply to sit future examinations, they will not require a secondary form of identification which has been issued by another country.

8 Nov 2016

The Exams Candidate Office is currently experiencing a very high number of emails.

Candidates should reattempt their payment online via their My MRCP account; if the payment is unsuccessful online, please speak with your bank before reattempting the payment online.

25 Oct 2016

The quota for Non-Local candidates in our Singapore centre has been extended. This number is final and will not be extended again.

If you wish to sit as a Singapore Non-Local candidate we advise to apply as soon as possible.

24 Oct 2016

The technical issues with the My MRCP webpage has now been resolved. Candidates should make their application online via their My MRCP account.

Candidates will be assigned an RCP code number once they have applied for an examination with us.

If your payment is unsuccessful online, please speak with your bank and then re-attempt the payment online.

19 Oct 2016

The new MRCP(UK) Regulations have been published for 2016–17. You can read/download them here: https://www.mrcpuk.org/mrcpuk-examinations/regulations

Please refer to these 2017 Regulations when applying for examinations.

14 Oct 2016

MRCP(UK) has been informed by Pearson VUE that, owing to a US embargo, tests centres which are owned by or work with Pearson VUE cannot accept identification which has been issued by the Republic of the Sudan or the Syrian Arab Republic unless the candidate can present a secondary form of identification which has been issued by another country. For details of primary and secondary identification please see here.

13 Oct 2016

MRCP(UK) is providing trainees applying for

29 Sep 2016

Candidates applying for the Part 2 examination in December are reminded that the pass mark has recently been changed to 454.

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

23 Sep 2016

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is pleased to announce that for 2017 fees for all parts of the

15 Sep 2016

The most recent PACES standard setting group met in London in December 2015 in accordance with the MRCP(UK) standard review processes. This standard setting group determined that the PACES skill pass marks will change from 2017/1 onwards.

The minimum acceptable total mark will remain the same at 130.

To pass PACES candidates must attain a minimum standard in each of the seven skills and also a minimum total score across the whole assessment.

The pass marks for each skill will be:

14 Sep 2016

The dates for 2017 International PACES examinations are now available on the website. Please be aware that some examination dates are still to be confirmed, but we anticipate to confirm these in the next two weeks.The

9 Aug 2016

In accordance with its Regulations, MRCP(UK) has determined that an overall scaled score of 454 or greater will be considered a pass from the next sitting of the Part 2 Examination, in 2016/3.

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

20 Jul 2016

Application periods are now open for the Specialty Certificate Examinations (SCEs) in Acute Medicine and Palliative Medicine. The closing date for international centres is 17 August and 11 October in the UK. Late applications are not accepted.

Apply online through My MRCP(UK).

For more information about each SCE see the specialty pages:

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