Exam Details - Intercollegiate MRCS (ENT)
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Intercollegiate MRCS (ENT)
The Intercollegiate MRCS (ENT) is an intercollegiate exam for doctors intending to undertake practice within an otolaryngology department in a trainee position. The purpose of this exam is to test the breadth of knowledge, the clinical and communication skills and the professional attributes considered appropriate by the Colleges for someone in this position. This examination is also relevant for those who wish to practise within another medical specialty, but have an interest in the field of otolaryngology.
Applicants who successfully complete the Intercollegiate MRCS Part A exam and then successfully sit this exam will be eligible to apply for MRCS (ENT) membership of one of the Royal Surgical Colleges.
Membership of the College
By choosing to sit your Intercollegiate MRCS (ENT) at the RCSEd, you will be joining our membership network of approximately 30,000 professionals in over 100 countries worldwide. As well as joining a College renowned for its friendliness and approachability, the College offers a wide range of membership services to support you through every step in your career and professional development.
The Intercollegiate MRCS (ENT) is an Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) lasting approximately three-and-a-half-hours. The exam consists of up to 28 active stations and a number of preparation stations and rest stations. The 28 active stations include approximately five stations designed to assess clinical skills, clinical examination, clinical history-taking and communication skills.
To be eligible to sit this exam, all applicants must:
- hold a medical qualification that is acceptable to the UK General Medical Council for Full or Provisional Registration or to the Medical Council in Ireland for Full or Temporary Registration. Overseas candidates must hold a medical qualification acceptable to the Councils of the Colleges
- have been awarded a pass in Intercollegiate MRCS Part A (or MRCS Parts 1 and 2)
Candidates are allowed up to four attempts at the Intercollegiate MRCS (ENT).