Intercollegiate MRCS exam in surgery
The intercollegiate MRCS exam is one of the most well-known surgical qualifications in the world. Passing the exam showcases a level of knowledge, experience and competence needed to progress in your surgical career.
- Career-driven surgical quality mark
- Use of the post-nominals MRCSI and RCSI Membership
- Global networks and international mobility
Applications for the next MRCS Part A diet in January 2024 is now open, while applications for the MRCS Part B in Penang (August). Dublin (October) and Bahrain (November) are now full.Apply now Apply now
Why sit the MRCS exam with RCSI?
The Intercollegiate MRCS exam provides you with a globally-recognised quality mark in surgery. There are a number of career benefits to sitting this exam with RCSI.
- Access to free, comprehensive MRCS preparation resources
- 20% off Pastest MRCS Part A and B OSCE resources
- MRCS Part B OSCE preparation course
- Access to additional courses and workshops
- Free access to our new Affiliate Membership programme
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The MRCS Part A (MCQ) exam aims to assess trainee surgeons on the breadth of both basic sciences and the principles of surgery.
The MRCS Part B (OSCE) exam covers topics such as anatomy and surgical pathology, applied surgical science and critical care.
Download our MRCS calendar of upcoming exams and preparation courses which includes closing dates for MRCS Part A, MRCS Part B and our MRCS Part B preparation course.Download now Download now
Hear from previous candidates
"From pre-exam webinars to MRCS-specific preparatory courses, I would not hesitate to recommend RCSI as the go-to establishment to prepare for and sit the MRCS examinations."
“Achieving the MRCSI as a young surgeon really elevated my career, demonstrating a commitment to scholarly activity, surgical credibility and a pursuit of excellence.”