The exams section has information on the College's Certificate, Fellowship & Diploma exams as well as Fellowship by Published Works.
Status of FRCPath
Any recent changes to the timing, content or structure of an exam are at:
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Please read the general & specialty specific regulations and guidelines before applying. Applicants based outside the UK must also have a look at the specialty curriculum to familiarise themselves with the UK course content, as the exam tests knowledge of that course.
To apply for an exam please send in the relevant application form and pay the associated fee online. Applications for an exam in Autumn 2013 can be sent in now . As soon as the exam date is set it will be published on the relevant dates page. If it has not been published yet it could be because the number of candidates need to be known and we will not be able to publish the exam date until after the application closing date.
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Spring 2013 dates
Autumn 2013 dates
All candidates are allowed 4 attempts at each exam. To resit an exam again please send in the below application for the College Council to consider.
Application to Council for Additional Attempt
For candidates who have a complaint or would like to make an appeal:
Examinations Department complaints procedure
Candidate appeals procedure
To find out about Fellowship of the College by Published Works:
If you have a question related to an exam that is not covered by the regulations and guidelines or the candidate information please take the time to browse our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) before contacting a member of the Exams Department. Please note that the Exams Department does not comment on eligibility before seeing an application form and CV.