Recruitment into pathology

Although the College is not responsible for recruitment into medical, scientific or veterinary pathology, when recruitment is open, recruitment information will appear on this page. Please direct any questions about recruitment to the responsible organisations.

The JRCPTB has issued a statement regarding entry into ST3 Group 2 training specialties for 2022. Please note that this also applies to any trainees entering Chemical Pathology, medical Microbiology and Medical Virology.

Entry requirements for medical trainees

Chemical Pathology

Entry requirements for Chemical Pathology

Diagnostic neuropathology

Entry requirements for diagnostic neuropathology

Forensic histopathology

Entry requirements for forensic histopathology


Entry requirements for Histopathology

Medical Microbiology, Medical Virology and Medical Microbiology or Virology and Infectious Diseases (also known as CIT)

Entry requirements for medical microbiology, medical virology and medical microbiology or virology and infectious diseases (also known as CIT)

Paediatric and perinatal pathology

Entry requirements for paediatric and perinatal pathology

Recruitment websites for medical trainees

Other useful links