Clinical oncology examinations

The College sets and runs the FRCR examinations in clinical oncology.  A range of information regarding the First FRCR, Final FRCR (Part A) and Final FRCR (Part B) examinations, including entry requirements, fees, examination formats, venues and results publication can be found in this section.

Cost of Training – Changes to Fees

From 2018 we are making changes to the structure of training and examination fees. If you would like further information, an explanation for the change is provided as well as a breakdown of costs and an overview of all training fees for 2018.

FRCR Examinations Review

The full report, statistics and RCR commentary on the 2014 comprehensive review of the FRCR Examinations is available. Following a recommendation from the review, purpose of assessment statements have been created for each examination. These can be found in the separate examination sections below.


All queries concerning the FRCR examinations should be directed to or by telephone to 020 7406 5905.


First FRCR Examination

Information about the First FRCR Examination

Final FRCR Part A Examination

Information about the Final FRCR Part A Examination

Final FRCR Part B Examination

Information about the Final FRCR Part B Examination

Examination results

Results of all clinical oncology examinations will be published here when available

Examination policies

Important information for all examination candidates

Examiner recruitment

Examiner vacancies now open for application