Exam dates and fees

Specialty Certificate Examination dates and fees

Examination dates for the 2017 and 2018 Specialty Certificate Examinations are below. Fees for 2017 and 2018 are below.

Details are correct at the time of publication, however MRCP(UK) reserves the right to change these at any time.

Examinations dates for 2017

Specialty Exam Date UK registration period Pearson VUE UK centre booking window International registration period Results release Certificates posted

Acute Medicine

8 November 2017 19 July 2017 - 11 October 2017 16 August 2017 - 12 October 2017 19 July - 16 August 2017 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released

Dermatology

12 October 2017 29 June 2017 - 21 September 2017 27 July 2017 - 22 September 2017 29 June 2017 - 27 July 2017 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released

Endocrinology & Diabetes

7 June 2017 15 February 2017 - 10 May 2017 15 March 2017 - 11 May 2017 15 February 2017 - 15 March 2017 3 July 2017 8 weeks after results are released

Gastroenterology

27 April 2017 29 December 2016 - 23 March 2017 26 January 2017 - 24 March 2017 29 December 2016 - 26 January 2017 25 May 2017 20 July 2017

Geriatric Medicine

1 March 2017 9 November 2016 - 1 February 2017 7 December 2016 - 2 February 2017 9 November 2016 - 7 December 2016 28 March 2017 5 June 2017

Infectious Diseases

6 September 2017 17 May 2017 - 9 August 2017 14 June 2017 - 10 August 2017 17 May 2017 - 14 June 2017 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released

Medical Oncology

6 September 2017 17 May 2017 - 9 August 2017 14 June 2017 - 10 August 2017 17 May 2017 - 14 June 2017 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released

Nephrology

1 March 2017 9 November 2016 - 1 February 2017 7 December 2016 - 2 February 2017 9 November 2016 - 7 December 2016 28 March 2017 5 June 2017

Neurology

10 May 2017 18 January 2017 - 12 April 2017 15 February 2017 - 13 April 2017 18 January 2017 - 15 February 2017 9 June 2017 2 August 2017

Palliative Medicine

8 November 2017 19 July 2017 - 11 October 2017 16 August 2017 - 12 October 2017 19 July - 16 August 2017 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released

Respiratory Medicine

20 September 2017 31 May 2017 - 23 August 2017 28 June - 24 August 2017 31 May - 28 June 2017 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released

Rheumatology

21 June 2017 1 March 2017 - 24 May 2017 29 March 2017 - 25 May 2017 1 March 2017 - 29 March 2017 17 July 2017 8 weeks after results are released

Examination dates for 2018

Specialty Exam date UK registration period Pearson VUE UK  booking window International registration period Results release Certificates posted
Acute Medicine 14 November 2018 25 July 2018 - 17 October 2018 22 August 2018 - 18 October 2018 25 July 2018 - 22 August 2018 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released
Dermatology 11 October 2018 21 June 2018 - 13 September 2018 19 July 2018 - 14 September 2018 21 June 2018 - 19 July 2018 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released
Endocrinology & Diabetes 6 June 2018 14 February 2018 - 9 May 2018 14 March 2018 - 10 May 2018 14 February 2018 - 14 March 2018 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released
Gastroenterology 18 April 2018 27 December 2017 - 21 March 2018 24 January 2018 - 22 March 2018 27 December 2017 - 24 January 2018 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released
Geriatric Medicine 28 February 2018 8 November 2017 - 31 January 2018 6 December 2017 - 1 February 2018 8 November 2017 - 6 December 2017 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released
Medical Oncology 5 September 2018 16 May 2018 - 8 August 2018 13 June 2018 - 9 August 2018 16 May 2018 - 13 June 2018 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released
Nephrology 28 February 2018 8 November 2017 - 31 January 2018 6 December 2017 - 1 February 2018 8 November 2017 - 6 December 2017 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released
Neurology 9 May 2018 17 January 2018 - 11 April 2018 14 February 2018 - 12 April 2018 17 January 2018 - 14 February 2018 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released
Palliative Medicine 14 November 2018 25 July 2018 - 17 October 2018 22 August 2018 - 18 October 2018 25 July 2018 - 22 August 2018 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released
Respiratory Medicine 3 October 2018 13 June 2018 - 5 September 2018 11 July 2018 - 6 September 2018 13 June 2018 - 11 July 2018 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released
Rheumatology 27 June 2018 7 March 2018 - 30 May 2018 4 April 2018 - 31 May 2018 7 March 2018 - 4 April 2018 4 weeks after exam date 8 weeks after results are released

Examination fees for 2017 and 2018

Centre Fee
UK £665
International £833

Candidates who have requests to transfer from a UK centre to an international centre will then be liable for the difference between the two fees, £168.00.