MRCPCH

Paediatricians become full members of the RCPCH and achieve the designation MRCPCH once they have passed four separate postgraduate medical exams - find out more

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Theory exams for the MRCPCH and DCH - options for taking the exam

Candidates have two options for taking the theory exam, a computer-based exam: at a test centre, or at one’s own home or workplace with online invigilation. We have a webinar recording about the options first provided for our 2020.3 diet, which is currently relevant. We also have some frequently ...
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Becoming an MRCPCH/DCH Examiner

Medical professionals can apply to become an examiner for MRCPCH (membership exam) and DCH (Diploma of Child Health) clinical examinations. On this page you will find information about the types of examiners who assist with these examinations. Each section below provides a link to a document th...
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MRCPCH Clinical examination candidate guidance

MRCPCH Clinical is the final element of the MRCPCH (membership exam). It assesses whether candidates have reached the standard in clinical skills expected of a newly appointed Specialty Trainee 4 (ST4). It is held in hospital sites across the UK and in a number of other countries.
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Theory exams for the MRCPCH and DCH - how to apply

Our theory exams for MRCPCH and Diploma of Child Health take place three times a year in the UK and overseas. This page explains when and how to apply, what times they start and finish, what to bring on the day and what to expect after the exam. The theory exams are taken on a computer. Most cand...