We offer two qualifications: Membership (MRCPCH) and the Diploma of Child Health (DCH). We support candidates to register, apply for and sit their exams - whether in the UK and Ireland, or in a growing number of countries internationally.
MRPCH Clinical exam in UK returning to a face-to-face format
The June 2022 Clinical examination in the UK will be face-to-face, with scenarios rather than patients in all clinical stations. Our new guidance hub has details.
Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) is achieved by passing three theory exams and one clinical exam. It's an essential part of training and mapped to our curriculum.
Our Diploma of Child Health recognises competence in the care of children. With one theory exam and one clinical exam, it's especially for those working in specialties allied to paediatrics such as general practice.
Over the past year and a half, we've had to change the way we deliver exams. Our Officer for Examinations explains how College staff and clinicians - in the UK and around the world - have worked together to get adapted exams up and running, and what we're doing next.