MRCPI in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

An internationally recognised qualification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The MRCPI Obstetrics and Gynaecology examination is accredited by the Medical Council of Ireland as the foremost knowledge-based assessment for Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Ireland.

The qualification of MRCPI in Obstetrics and Gynaecology shows potential employers that you have advanced knowledge of this specialty - You can effectively take a patient's history, perform clinical examinations and formulate investigation and management plans.

In Ireland, achieving MRCPI means you are ready to enter Higher Specialist Training, the final stage of training before independent practice.

MRCPI in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at a glance

There are two 'Parts' to the MRCPI in Obstetrics and Gynaecology exam:

MRCPI Obstetrics and Gynaecology Part II Written

  • One paper
  • 100 Single Best Answer questions
  • Three hours
  • Held twice a year

MRCPI Obstetrics and Gynaecology Part II OSCE/Clinical

  • Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and clinical exam with real patients
  • OSCE: seven stations, 10 minutes each
  • Clinical exam: One long clinical case, 40 minutes
  • Available in three locations worldwide