The MRCS OSCE is an essential achievement for completion of core surgical training and is a mandatory element for progression to higher specialty training.

The MRCS OSCE exam is open to anyone who has passed the MRCS Parts 1 and 2 or Part A written exam.

You are allowed only four attempts to pass the MRCS OSCE exam, so it is important to be prepared. Our comprehensive OSCE preparation course, Associate in Training membership package and convenient examination locations have been developed to suit you as you work towards this major milestone in your career as a surgeon.

Affiliate Membership

Tailored to suit surgical trainees in core training, the early years of specialty training, or on an academic break who have yet to complete MRCS.

Membership benefits include:

  • Discounts on a range of educational events including surgical skills training and surgical symposia.
  • Online, distance and onsite library resources
  • Access to a range of scholarships and awards
  • Reduced fees for those working less than full time or on parental leave
  • Option to combine JCST fees and annual subscription into a monthly payment plan
Affiliate Membership

MRCS OSCE revision course

Our three-day prep course incorporates:

  • two days of lectures
  • interactive sessions in small groups and with patients
  • a mock exam that replicates the OSCE stations of the real exam
  • Feedback from senior clinicians to guide your exam preparation

Don't miss out!

Candidates who apply to sit the MRCS OSCE exam with us receive a £250 discount on the revision course fee.

MRCS OSCE preparatory course

MRCS OSCE examination

Our professionally run Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) incorporates 20 stations in five areas:

  • Applied knowledge: Anatomy and surgical pathology
  • Applied knowledge: Applied surgical science
  • Applied knowledge: critical care
  • Applied skills: Communication skills in giving and receiving information and history taking
  • Applied skills: Clinical and procedural skills
Part A Part B OSCE

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