Examinations

We offer two qualifications in the UK and internationally: Membership (MRCPCH) and the Diploma of Child Health (DCH). Find out more about our exams, or browse through our related content below.

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Theory exams - update on online invigilation

On 16 September, the Applied Knowledge in Practice exam will run with two options: test centres with social distancing; and online invigilation at home. This is the first time we are doing online invigilation and over the coming months, the remainder of our exams, our START assessment, our recruitme...
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MRCPCH COVID Adapted Clinical Examination - information hub

This is a hub for all updates, FAQs, candidate resources and revised documents related to this adapted exam, which will be delivered remotely. We are working on preparing all of the materials listed below and as they become available, they will be posted here. We thank you for your patience as w...
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Privacy notice - examinations

Protecting the privacy and personal data of our exam candidates, examiners and hosts is highly important to us. The following explains how the RCPCH uses any information you give to us and the way we protect your privacy and to comply with UK Data Protection legislation.
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Theory exams 2020.3 diet - options for delivery - FAQs

Candidates will have two options for taking the theory exam, a computer-based exam: at a test centre with appropriate social distancing, or at one’s own home or workplace with online invigilation. You can find out how these options work in our webinar recording and frequently asked questions belo...
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Theory exams in 2020.3 diet - option 2: online invigilation

To ensure the safety of our candidates and invigilators in the COVID-19 pandemic, candidates will have two options for taking a theory exam, a computer-based exam: at a test centre with appropriate social distancing, or at one’s own home or workplace with online invigilation. We explain the second o...