Spring 2024 Examination Dates

Applications will open Friday 1st December 2023 and close Friday 5th January 2024. The withdrawal deadline is Monday 22 January. The examination period will be from Monday 25th March to Friday 3rd May. 

Results will be issued on Friday 24th May. 

Part 2 examinations have resumed to being offline, Part 1 examinations are conducted online via Testreach

While we aim to have all exam 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 finalised after the application closing date. Once known, dates will be published below:

Certificates and Diplomas

  • Certificate in Medical Genetics: Wednesday 27th March 
  • Certificate of Higher Autopsy Training (CHAT):  Friday 19th April 
  • Combined Infection Certificate (CICE): Tuesday 26th March 
  • Dermatopathology Diploma (written):  Tuesday 26th March 

Part 1 

  • Clinical Biochemistry Part 1: Wednesday 27th March 
  • Haematology Part 1: Tuesday 26th March 
  • Histopathology Part 1: Wednesday 27th March 
  • Immunology Part 1: TBC
  • Infection Part 1: Tuesday 26th March 
  • Medical Microbiology and Virology Part 1: Tuesday 26th March 
  • Oral Pathology Part 1: Tuesday 26th March 
  • Toxicology Part 1: Tuesday 26th March 
  • Veterinary Clinical Pathology Part 1: Tuesday 26th March 

Part 2

  • Clinical Biochemistry Part 2 Module 1:  Tuesday 23rd April 
  • Clinical Biochemistry Part 2 Module 2:  Wednesday 24th April 
  • Forensic Pathology Part 2: Monday 29th, Tuesday 30th April and Wednesday 1st May
  • Genetics Part 2 Practical: Tuesday 23rd April
  • Genetics Part 2 Oral: Monday 22nd April 
  • Haematology Part 2: Wednesday 17th April, Thursday 18th and Friday 19th April. 
  • Haematology Clinical Science Part 2: Friday 12th April 
  • Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Part 2 Practical: Wednesday 1st May 
  • Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Part 2 Oral: Thursday 2nd May 
  • Histopathology Part 2: Tuesday 9th April and Wednesday 10th April 
  • Immunology Part 2 Practical:  Tuesday 30th April 
  • Immunology Part 2 Oral:  Monday 29th April
  • Medical Microbiology Part 2: Monday 15th April 
  • Neuropathology: TBC
  • Oral Pathology: Tuesday 30th April and Wednesday 1st May 
  • Paediatric Pathology Part 2: Monday 25th, Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th March. 
  • Toxicology Part 2: Monday 22nd April 
  • Transfusion Science Part 2: Tuesday 30th April
  • Veterinary Clinical Pathology Part 2: TBC
  • Virology Part 2: Friday 26th April