Clinical oncology examinations

The RCR 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.

Our examinations booking process has changed

Please read our instuctions on how to apply

How to apply

Important COVID-19 guidelines

Please ensure you have read our latest statements on COVID-19 and RCR examinations before applying for or attending an examination. Social distancing rules and cleaning guidelines will be applied by each venue on an individual basis in line with government guidance and candidates should adhere to these. Should any candidate feel unwell or display symptoms they should not attend the examination.


Please direct any examinations queries to or 020 7406 5905

Help shape the future of our examinations

Examiner opportunities for clinical oncologists, scientists and statisticians

Changes to the examinations booking process

Important information about how to apply

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 and pass rates

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

Examiner recruitment

Find out about becoming an examiner

Examination policies

Important information for all examination candidates

Autumn 2020 examinations

Dates, eligibility and FAQs