BMS Examinations - Histopathology Reporting

The Stage A and C BMS examinations are for candidates in Stage A or C of the RCPath/IBMS Advanced Specialist Diploma in Histopathology Reporting.

The examination is designed to test a candidate’s applied knowledge and skills relevant to the curriculum. Candidates should be familiar with the curriculum.

Candidates must be registered with the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) before applying for the Stage A examination.

Examination dates for 2019 are as follows:

Stage A: Friday 7 June (Bristol). Applications will be open between Monday 15 and Monday 29 April.

Stage C: Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 October (TBC). Applications will be open between Friday 12 and Friday 26 July.

Examination dates for 2020 are as follows:

Stage A: Friday 5 June (Bristol).

Stage C: Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 14 October (TBC)

Examination Format

Examination format

Stage A Examination

Stage C Examination

For further information and the curriculum, please see the IBMS website.