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Core Curriculum

Full details of the Core Curriculum, updated in August 2019

This section has all the information you will need about the new Core Curriculum, approved by the GMC in May 2019.

For further guidance and information, consult the Curriculum 2019 implementation web pages.


Core curriculum August 2019

Current Core Curriculum and CiPs

The Core Curriculum is divided into 14 Capabilities in Practice (CiP).

Core Curriculum 2019 – Definitive Document (PDF 2mb)

This is the Definitive Document for the Core Curriculum 2019 approved by the GMC, which contains full details of the Core Curriculum. Please use this document as a reference point.


CiP Guides

See the CiP Guides (on RCOG eLearning website ) developed to support the new curriculum.


Previous versions of the Core Curriculum

View details of previous versions of the Core Curriculum.


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