Autumn 2024 Examination Dates

Applications for the Autumn 2024 examination session will open by 5pm on Friday 31 May and close Friday 5 July. The withdrawal deadline (full refund of fee without extenuating circumstances) is Friday 19 July (please note this deadline does not apply in circumstances beyond your control such as illness, travel restrictions). Any requests for Reasonable Adjustments to the examinations should also be made no later than Friday 19 July. Part 2 examinations have resumed to being offline, Part 1 examinations are conducted online via Testreach.  Examination entries will be confirmed by 5pm on Wednesday 31st July.

The examination period will be from Monday 23 September to Friday 1 November with Part 1 examinations taking place in the first week of the period. Results will be issued on Friday 22nd November.

Whilst we aim to have all examination dates finalised ahead of the closing deadline, for some examinations this will be dependent on the number of candidates and so the dates for these may only be finalised after the application closing date. Once known, dates will be published below.

Certificates and Diplomas

  • Certificate of Higher Cervical Cytology Training (CHCCT):
  • Certificate of Higher Autopsy Training (CHAT):  Friday 25th October
  • Comined Allergy and Clinical Immunology Certificate (ACICE):
  • Combined Infection Certificate (CICE):  
  • Diploma in Dermatopathology (Practical): Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd October

Part 1 

  • Clinical Biochemistry Part 1: 
  • Genetics Part 1:
  • Haematology Part 1: 
  • Haematology Clinical Science Part 1: 
  • Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Part 1: 
  • Histopathology Part 1: 
  • Allergy and Clinical Immunology Part 1: 
  • Infection Part 1:  
  • Medical Microbiology and Virology Part 1: 
  • Molecular Pathology Part 1: 
  • Oral Pathology Part 1: 
  • Reproductive Science Part 1: 
  • Transfusion Science Part 1: 
  • Veterinary Pathology Part 1: 

Part 2

  • Clinical Biochemistry Part 2 Module 1: Monday 30th September
  • Clinical Biochemistry Part 2 Module 2: Tuesday 1st October
  • Forensic Pathology Part 2: 
  • Haematology Part 2: Wednesday 2nd, Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th October
  • Histopathology Part 2: Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th October
  • Immunology Part 2 Practical: Tuesday 15th October
  • Immunology Part 2 Oral: Monday 14th October
  • Medical Microbiology Part 2: Monday 7th October
  • Molecular Pathology Part 2: Thursday 17th October
  • Neuropathology Part 2 (Microscopic): 
  • Oral Pathology Part 2: 
  • Paediatric Pathology Part 2: Monday 7th, Tuesday 8th, Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th October
  • Reproductive Science Part 2 Practical: 
  • Reproductive Science Part 2 Oral: 
  • Veterinary Pathology Part 2:Thursday 10th and Friday 11th October 
  • Virology Part 2: Friday 4th October