The Royal College of Physicians launched the Specialty Certificate Examinations in 2008. An MRCP
The purpose of the MRCP
You will have three hours to answer each paper. Each paper will present you with clinical scenarios with additional information such as test results, investigations, images, scans and the exam will test your medical knowledge and your competency in diagnosis, investigation, management and prognosis. You will be asked to answer from five listed options.
The Royal College of Physicians advises that you should sit your Sce exam towards the end of your specialist medical training. However, there are no restrictions on when you may take your first attempt and it is also not necessary for doctors to have first obtained MRCP, but this is typically the order.
To apply for your
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If you would like the Royal College of Physicians to send you further information on your Sce and tips on revision and preparation, register your details on their website here.
No. A Specialty Certificate Examination does not grant you GMC Registration. To work at ST3+ level within a Medicine sub-
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