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Part 1 MRCOG exam

This section of the website brings together everything you need to know about the Part 1 MRCOG.

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All the latest news and announcements about the Part 1 MRCOG will appear in this section. If you’re an exam candidate, please check this section regularly to keep up to date.

Part 1 MRCOG September 2016

Applications for the Part 1 MRCOG September 2016 exam are now open:

Deadline: 5pm 1 June 2016

*If you request an application form on or after Friday 27 June 2016, we cannot guarantee to send it to you in time because of the high volume of requests being made during this period.

About the Part 1 MRCOG

The MRCOG 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 exam.

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, find out more about the benefits to your career.

Who can sit the Part 1 MRCOG exam?

Candidates for the Part 1 MRCOG must have a medical degree. For more information about who’s eligible to sit the Part 1 MRCOG exam, please read the Part 1 MRCOG regulations.

Please also read the regulations on MRCOG exam currency and number of attempts.

When and where can I sit the Part 1 MRCOG exam?

To see when and where the Part 1 MRCOG exam is being held, please view the exam calendar.

How do I apply for the Part 1 MRCOG exam?

Applications for the Part 1 MRCOG September 2016 exam are now open:

For more information, please read:

What does the Part 1 MRCOG exam involve?

This section of the website contains a range of information about the Part 1 MRCOG exam, including:

How should I prepare for the Part 1 MRCOG exam?

Exam results

Find out more

For more information, please read the Part 1 MRCOG FAQs.

To contact the RCOG Examination Department, please email the Part 1 MRCOG Secretary or call +44 20 7772 6253.

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