We have taken the difficult decision to postpone the following FICM exams:

  • FICM OSCE/SOE, scheduled for 20–22 April 2020

  • FICM MCQ, scheduled for 14 July 2020.

Please see our separate statement on advice for doctors in training on the new joint website.

Statement regarding exams


The FFICM Final examination can be taken at any point during Stage 2 of the new training programme.  Eligibility to sit the FFICM Final examination is currently a pass in the primary examination of one of the complementary specialty colleges. The examination comprises of three sections: Multiple Choice Question examination (MCQ), Objective Structured Oral Examination (OSCE) and the Structured Oral Examination (SOE).  You must pass the MCQ examination before you can take the OSCE/SOE examinations.  The OSCE/SOE examination must be taken together at the first attempt.

Please click on the boxes below for more information on each section.

Information for candidates sitting the Final MCQ Exam


Information for candidates sitting the Final OSCE Exam


Information for candidates sitting the Final SOE Exam


Example questions from the FFICM Examination question bank