News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 15 No. 43 2002. October 01, 2002

Royal College of Ophthalmologists: notice to all candidates

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

From January 2003, negative marking will be removed from all examinations and will no longer be used for the Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Diploma Examinations.

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 2002/03

Part 1 MRCOphth Exam

Dates of Examination

Location

Closing Date

7-8 October 2002

UK, India

26 August 2002

20-21 January 2003

UK

9 December 2002

28-29 April 2003

UK, India

17 March 2003

13-14 October 2003

UK, India

1 September 2003

Part 2 MRCOphth

Dates of Examination

Location

Closing Date

4-8 November 2002

UK

23 September 2002

2-6 June 2003

UK

22 April 2003

15-16 October 2003

India

1 September 2003

3-7 November 2003

UK

22 September 2003

Part 3 MRCOphth

Dates of Examination

Location

Closing Date

3-7 March 2003

UK

20 January 2003

16-17 October 2003

India

1 September 2003

15-19 September 2003

UK

4 August 2003

Diploma in Ophthalmology(DRCOphth)

Dates of Examination

Location

Closing Date

16-18 June 2003

UK

6 May

17-19 November 2003

UK

6 October

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

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