News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 15 No. 42 2002. June 01, 2002

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

17 Cornwall Terrace, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4QW, UK

Diploma Examination in Ophthalmology DRCOphth

ANNOUNCING A CHANGE TO THE STRUCTURE

From November 2001, there has been no Practical Refraction section in the Diploma Examination. The New Diploma Examination (DRCOphth) is a test of ophthalmic knowledge including relevant basic sciences and clinical skills for candidates who have worked in ophthalmology for one year (full-time or equivalent). This work experience need not have been gained in the UK.

Information, Exams syllabi, Applications from: The Head of the Examinations Department at the above address
Or Tel: 00 44 (0) 20 7935 0702
Or Fax: 00 44 (0) 20 7487 4674
Or E-mail: rco.exams@btinternet.com
Or visit the College website www.rcophth.ac.uk

UK and Overseas Examination Calendar 2002

Part 1 MRCOphth Exam

Dates of Examination Location Closing Date
8-9 April India 22 February
22-23 April UK 11 March
7-8 October UK UK, India 26 August

Part 2 MRCOphth

Dates of Examination Location Closing Date
9-11 April India 22 February
17-21 June UK 6 May
9-10 October India 26 August
4-8 November UK 23 September

Part 3 MRCOphth

Dates of Examination Location Closing Date
4-8 March UK 21 January
11-12 April India 22 February
9-13 September UK 29 July
10-11 October India 26 August

Diploma in Ophthalmology(DRCOphth)

Dates of Examination Location Closing Date
1-2 July UK 16 May
18-19 November UK 7 October

Overseas Location
Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

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