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A week in Wolverhampton marks winning start for offsite Part 2 FRCOphth Oral Exams

Last week the Examinations team successfully delivered the Part 2 FRCOphth Oral Examination in Wolverhampton. With hospital eye services under increasing pressure, the College has started to look outside of the hospital clinical setting to deliver our examinations. Following a lot of logistical and organisational planning we held the oral component of our flagship Part

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists introduces electronic exams

The RCOphth (The Royal College of Ophthalmologists) examinations department will be going through a period of exciting and momentous change in 2019 as the vast majority of exams become fully electronic to adapt to and embrace advances in examination technology as well as creating a model for complete paperless examinations. Ripley Systems are the provider

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists extends the reach of the Part 1 FRCOphth examination to Trinidad and Tobago from January 2019

The prestigious Part 1 FRCOphth examination is a renowned career enhancer and a recognised demonstration of expertise in ophthalmology.  For the first time the exam is being brought to the Caribbean by RCOphth. On Monday 14 January 2019, the first sitting will be hosted by the local British Council and held at the School of

Part 1 FRCOphth Candidate tips

What is the Part 1 FRCOphth? Written examination (taken electronically) No previous experience in ophthalmology required Must pass before entering OST year 3 Maximum 6 attempts Based on learning outcomes from the curriculum for the first 2 years of OST including basic sciences, theoretical optics and pathology When and where can I sit the exam?

Committees and Groups

The following committees, sub-committees and groups are responsible for the development and maintenance of policies and standards in ophthalmology. Much of this work is carried out by the standing committees who report to Council.  The RCOphth 2020 Diary Dates provides dates of committee and group meetings and examinations taking place. Education (standing committee) Awards and