MRCEM Intermediate Exam

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Exam Structure

The MRCEM Intermediate exam is a Single Best Answer (SBA) paper, replacing the FRCEM Intermediate SAQ. The exam comprises 180 questions to be answered in four hours, presented as two 90 question papers with two hours per paper sat on the same day. The first sitting of the MRCEM Intermediate is on 14th September 2021.

Exam Content

All MRCEM components are blueprinted to the New RCEM Curriculum – focussing on Speciality Learning Outcomes (SLOs) 1-7 and 9. The SLOs and the capabilities relevant to each SLO are set out in the Assessment Blueprint. The MRCEM Intermediate exam samples the New Clinical Syllabus and ensures a sound understanding of the full range of conditions and presentations that may present to the ED. The exam samples how the trainee synthesises and interprets data and clinical findings to make decisions and inform management plans.

Exam Dates and Fees

Exam Date Application Dates Results Date
14th September 2021 26th April 2021 – 2nd July 2021 29th October 2021

The MRCEM Intermediate exam fee is £335. Please note that candidates sitting the examination in an overseas centre may be required to pay additional local fees. Up to date MRCEM Intermediate Exam Dates and Fees are published on the Royal College of Emergency Medicine website.

Exam Applications

Online applications for all examinations will open at approximately 10am (GMT time) on the listed application opening date and close automatically at 5pm (GMT time) on the listed application closing date. Applications must be completed before 5pm on the closing date, late applications will not be accepted. The link to the MRCEM Intermediate Application Form will be made available on the Royal College of Emergency Medicine website on the listed application opening day.

Exam Results

The MRCEM Intermediate Results will be published on the Royal College of Emergency Medicine website on the listed results day approximately four weeks after the date of the examination. Result letters and feedback will be posted to candidates within four weeks of the publication of results.

More Information

For further information, please refer to the relevant section at the New RCEM Curriculum Website.

For further queries please contact the Royal College of Emergency Medicine directly by email: [email protected] or phone: +44 (0) 20 7067 1268.

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