The MRCP(UK) examinations are the admission tests for Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. The exams for the MRCP(UK) Diploma are GMC-approved, test the behaviours and knowledge of trainee doctors, and are split into three parts:
Attempting the MRCP
Once the three parts are complete, doctors are eligible to begin specialist training in the medical specialities. There are a maximum of six attempts per part.
The MRCP(UK) provides exams on behalf of the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians – a partnership between
- The RCP of Edinburgh,
- The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and
- The RCP of London.