MRCP News

Part 1 2017/3 Results Release

Results for the Part 1 2017/3 examination have been released starting from 3 Oct 2017 and the issue in viewing results resolved.

Positive changes to the format of the MRCP(UK) Part 2 written examination from 2018:

The Part 2 written examination will move to a single day format from the beginning of 2018.
The new examination will consist of two, three hour papers each with 100 questions instead of two days, three, three hours papers each with 90 questions.

Advantages should include:

  • Candidates will pay less for accommodation and travel to take the examination
  • Hospitals will benefit from increased service from trainees, who will be spending less time away sitting examinations
  • It will be easier to develop the examination further in the future

MRCP (UK) Part 1 and Part 2 Examination – 2018 exam date

2018 Part 1 dates 2018 Part 2 dates
  • Diet 2018/01 – 9 January 2018
  • Diet 2018/02 – 8 May 2018
  • Diet 2018/03 – 4 September 2018
  • Diet 2018/01 – 27 March 2018
  • Diet 2018/02 – 27 June 2018
  • Diet 2018/03 – 24 October 2018

2018 fees are £419 for UK attendance and  £594 for overseas attendance.