Throughout the world many leading authorities in the field of medicine have received their education from the UK. Hospitals and other clinical settings from the UK are renowned for the quality of their teaching and medical research. Medical training in the UK will equip you with both practical knowledge and professional practice.
This test is designed to measure your knowledge and skills, and assess your ability to work safely in your first appointment as a senior house officer in a British hospital.
The MRCP UK exam plays an essential role in the overall educational experience and continuing professional development of physicians in the UK. This test is a pre-requisite for physicians wishing to undergo training in a medically-related speciality in the UK.
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is responsible for training doctors in paediatrics as well as conducting the MRCPCH membership exams. Candidates who successfully complete all parts of the MRCPCH Examinations are eligible to become Members of the Royal College. The closing date for overseas applications is six to seven weeks before the UK closing date.
Considered as an entry-level qualification for higher specialist training in the UK and membership to various professional bodies, MRCGP aims to demonstrate excellence in the provision of General Practice.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow enjoys a unique and privileged position among its sister colleges in the UK in that both physicians and surgeons (including dentists) constitute its Membership and Fellowship. Exams (written, oral and clinical) play a crucial role in the maintenance of its established standards.
The MRCP is the membership examination for the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK. It is recognised globally as the hallmark of professional achievement and is used in a wide number of countries as the benchmark standard for local postgraduate assessments.
Complete details of current examinations, course format and fees are available on our website. We also welcome enquiries by email or by phone. (input required)
Why take this exam?
For anyone aspiring to get a registration with a licence to practise in the UK, the PLAB test is the preferred choice of many. For more details, please see the applications section (http://www.gmc-uk.org/doctors/applications.asp).