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Careers prospectus

The RCOG’s careers prospectus, Obstetrics and gynaecology: your career in focus, contains a wealth of useful information for anyone interested in a career in obstetrics and gyanecology (O&G) in the UK. It includes an explanation of specialty training and your subsequent working life, as well as personal profiles from consultants and trainees to give you an overview of the different areas of research and clinical practice available within O&G.

You can download a PDF of the careers prospectus below. Alternatively, you can browse this section of the website, which contains all the key information from the careers prospectus as well as links to relevant areas of the RCOG website.


Download the prospectus
O&G careers prospectus [PDF]

Discover the opportunities offered by a career in obstetrics and gynaecology, and read an overview of the specialty training programme in O&G

About the O&G careers prospectus

The O&G careers prospectus is a practical guide for anybody interested in a career in O&G in the UK, including:

  • Medical students who are just about to take their O&G module and are wondering what the specialty involves
  • Junior doctors in the middle of foundation training who are considering specialising in O&G
  • Doctors who have already entered the specialty training programme in O&G and who are wondering what options are available later in their careers

The prospectus should help to answer some of your questions and give guidance on what a career in the specialty is really like. The prospectus includes:

Find out more

For more information about a career in O&G, please read the FAQs.

For any other queries, please see the full list of contacts at the College.

Elsewhere on the site

About the College
Find out more about the College and how we support our members
Applying for specialty training
How to apply for the specialty training programme in O&G