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MRCOG exams

This section of the website brings together everything you need to know about the RCOG’s membership exam: Part 1 and Part 2 MRCOG.

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OSCE (oral) exam

About the MRCOG

The MRCOG is intended for people who wish to specialise in obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G). Passing the MRCOG grants you membership of the RCOG.

The exam is a key part of the UK training programme in O&G, and all O&G trainees in the UK have to pass the MRCOG. The MRCOG is also internationally respected as the gold standard qualification for career progression in O&G. If you’re based outside the UK and are wondering whether to sit the MRCOG exam, please find out more about the benefits to your career.

The MRCOG is a two-part exam, encompassing the Part 1 MRCOG and Part 2 MRCOG exams.

Part 1 MRCOG

The Part 1 MRCOG is a written exam in the basic and clinical sciences relevant to O&G. It can be taken any time after graduation from a medical degree. Specialty trainees must pass the Part 1 MRCOG before progressing from ST2 to ST3.

For more information, including when and where you can sit the exam, how to apply, details of the syllabus, question format, FAQs, revision resources and more, please visit the Part 1 MRCOG section of the site.
 

Applications are now open for the Part 1 MRCOG exam taking place on 7 September 2015

Apply for the Part 1 MRCOG exam

Applications are now open for the Part 1 MRCOG exam taking place on 7 September 2015

Part 2 MRCOG

The Part 2 MRCOG consists of a written and an oral exam that assess the application of knowledge. The Part 2 MRCOG is part of the assessment and validation process for entry on to the UK Specialist Register and progress to a consultant post in O&G. Specialty trainees must pass the Part 2 MRCOG before progressing from ST5 to ST6.

For more information, including when and where you can sit the exam, how to apply, details of the syllabus, question format, FAQs, revision resources and more, please visit the Part 2 MRCOG section of the site.
 

Apply for the Part 2 MRCOG exam

Apply for the Part 2 MRCOG exam

Applications are now open for the Part 2 MRCOG exam taking place on 8 September 2015

Exam results

View the most recent exam results for the Part 1 and Part 2 MRCOG.

Contact us

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, or have any questions, please email the exams team or call +44 20 7772 6210.

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