Spring 2019 Examination Dates

The closing date for applications is Friday 4 January 2019. Whilst we aim to have all examination dates finalised ahead of the closing deadline, for some examinations this will dependent on the number of candidates and so the dates for these may only finalised after the application closing date. Once known, dates will be published here.

The examination period will be from Monday 25 March to Friday 3 May.

Results will be issued on Friday 24 May.


Part 1 and Diploma written examinations (all specialties), the Combined Infection Certificate Examination (CICE) and the Certificate of Medical Genetics are taking place on Tuesday 26 March.

Available dates for Part 2 examinations will be published below. If your specialty is not listed below, the dates have not yet been confirmed and will be published once they are.

CHAT: Thursday 18 April 

Clinical Biochemistry Part 2 Module 1 (OSPE and Practical): Tuesday 30 April

Clinical Biochemistry Part 2 Module 2 (Written paper and Oral): Wednesday 1 May

Forensic Pathology Part 2: Monday 29 April, Tuesday 30 April, and Wednesday 1 May

Genetics Part 2: Wednesday 3 April (Practical) and Thursday 4 April (Oral)

Haematology Part 2: Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 April

Haematology Clinical Science Part 2: Monday 8 April

Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Part 2: Thursday 28 and Friday 29 March

Histopathology Part 2: Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 April

Immunology Part 2 Practical: Thursday 11 April

Immunology Part 2 Oral: Friday 12 April

Medical Microbiology Part 2: Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 April

Neuropathology Part 2 (macroscopic component): Wednesday 3 April

Neuropathology Part 2 (microscopic component): Monday 15 April

Oral Pathology Part 2: Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 April

Paediatric Pathology Part 2: Tuesday 30 April, Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 May

Transfusion Science Part 2: Tuesday 16 April

Veterinary Clinical Pathology Part 2: Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 April

Virology Part 2: Monday 29 (OSPACE) and Tuesday 30 April