Intercollegiate MRCS (ENT) OSCE
The MRCS (ENT) OSCE is an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE), held over two days. The 'written stations' are delivered via online remote examination and the 'clinical stations' are delivered in person.
The MRCS (ENT) OSCE exam forms the second part of the examination pathway leading to the award of the Intercollegiate MRCS (ENT).
ICBSE and the four Surgical Royal Colleges of the United Kingdom and in Ireland can confirm that the DO-HNS Part 1 (MCQ) examination has now been discontinued and that the DO-HNS Part 2 (OSCE) examination has been renamed the MRCS (ENT) OSCE. Please read the formal statements on DO-HNS Part 1 (MCQ), DO-HNS Part 2 (OSCE) and the MRCS (ENT) regulations for full information.
The MRCS (ENT) OSCE comprises of up to 28 active bays including several clinical bays where candidates will be required to examine actors. Currently held over two days, the 'written stations' are delivered via online remote examination on 'day 1' and the 'clinical stations' are delivered in person on 'day 2'.
Full information will be provided on your admission letters prior to the examination. Please see the MRCS (ENT) regulations for further details.
The complete syllabus for MRCS (ENT) OSCE and further candidate guidance is available on ICBSE website.
UK and Ireland Exams
UK and Ireland
Apply before: 30 Nov 2023
Application for admission to the exam must reach us no later than 5pm on the closing date.
EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Location:Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
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Upcoming Exam Dates
For the clinical stations, candidates will be scheduled to attend the exam on one day only. The exams department are unable to accept requests for a specific exam date, candidates should therefore ensure they are available for all dates before applying.MRCS (ENT) OSCE October 2023 - London
Application Deadline: 11 August 2023 | Written Exam Date: 23 October 2023 | Clinical Exam Date: 25 - 27 October 2023
MRCS (ENT) OSCE February 2024 - Edinburgh
Application Deadline: 30 November 2023 | Written Exam Date: 19 February 2024 | Clinical Exam Date: 21 - 23 February 2024
Contact the exams department
For general exam queries please call 020 7405 3474 - Option 3
Our main switchboard is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.