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Notices & Updates

Examinations Noticeboard

Cancellation of all RCOphth examinations until September 2020

A letter to candidates about the College’s decision to cancel all examinations until September 2020 due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Cancellation of Refraction Certificate Exam – 17 March 2020

A letter to candidates about the College’s decision to cancel the 14-16 April Refraction Certificate Examination due to the current COVID-19 pandemic

Part 2 FRCOPhth Oral Examination Macclesfield – Cancellation Notice to Candidates

A letter to candidates about the College’s decision to cancel the March/April 2020 Part 2 FRCOphth Oral examination due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Part 2 FRCOphth Written Examination July 2019 – College Statement

A statement outlining the technical issue surrounding the Part 2 FRCOphth July 2019 written examination and the steps undertaken

Move to Electronic Exams – 2019

Statement on move to electronic exams throughout 2019 including details on taking written exams at Prometric testing centres worldwide

Examinations Appeals Procedure – November 2018

Updated appeals procedure for all examinations effective from 5th November 2018

Policy on Allegations of Cheating and Misconduct – November 2018

Policy updated to include reference to fraud.

Part 2 FRCOphth Oral – running commentary February 2018

Statement from the Part 2 FRCOphth Subcommittee regarding examination styles in the clinical component of the Part 2 FRCOphth Oral examination.

Code of Conduct – Examination candidates and applicants 2017

Applicable to all examinations from 3 April 2017.

Appeal against Decision Regarding Extra Examination Attempt – June 2016

Procedure for appealing a decision not to permit an additional examination attempt.

Part 2 FRCOphth eligibility update – January 2016

Advance notice of changes to Part 2 FRCOphth eligibility which will come into effect on 31 August 2017. This of particular relevance to candidates holding MRCOphth or MRCSEd.

Limiting examination attempts – January 2016

Updated policy on limiting additional attempts at examinations. All Ophthalmic Specialist Trainees, Heads of School, Training Programme Directors, Regional Advisors and College Tutors have been sent a copy directly by email.

RCOphth Statement – Changes to Exam Structure May 2014

Correspondence from Mr Peter Tiffin, Chairman of the Examinations Committee, concerning a number of changes being made to the Examinations Structure from August 2014.



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