The MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written Examination can be taken by physicians in training who have passed the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination. It builds on the knowledge assessed in Part 1 and tests the acquisition of a representative sample of medical knowledge, skills and behaviour as specified in the UK Specialty Training Curriculum for Core Medical Training.
*Please note*. The Part 2 written examination moved to a single day format at the beginning of 2018. The new examination consists of two, three hour papers each with 100 questions. Click here for more information.
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.
Part 2 Written at a glance
- two papers taken on one day
- papers last three hours
- 200 multiple choice questions (best of five)
- questions include images
- sat in an examination hall.
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