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FRCOphth

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

Joint Venture between the Association of British Dispensing Opticians and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists for RCOphth professional examinations

In a joint venture, The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) are collaborating to host and deliver the RCOphth Refraction Certificate examination. This is one of four examinations that a trainee ophthalmologist takes in order to achieve the FRCOphth. From 2020 ABDO’s National Resource Centre (NRC) in Birmingham will

Use of Post Nominals

The College’s post nominals are a recognition that a member has attained membership either through examination or election and is a current or retired member in good standing. It is a benefit of membership and may be relied on by members of the public or other organisations to indicate that you are a current member.

Part 2 FRCOphth Written candidate tips

What is Part 2 FRCOphth Written? Written examination Must pass before end of ST7 Maximum of four attempts When and where can I sit the exam? Two sittings per year, usually June and November London, Sheffield, Glasgow, Cairo (Egypt), Chennai (India), Dubai (UAE), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) Structure 180 multiple choice questions, single best answer from

Part 2 FRCOphth Oral candidate tips

What is Part 2 FRCOphth Oral? Oral and clinical examination Must pass before the end of ST7 Maximum of four attempts When and where can I sit the exam? Three sittings per year UK sittings (varied locations) usually held in April and November One sitting in Singapore each year. Structure Structured Viva – usually held