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. If you feel unwell or display symptoms you should not attend the 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.
In the context of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic it has been necessary to make changes to how the Final FRCR Part B examination is delivered for the remainder of 2020. The content, number of questions, duration and process of establishing the passing standard has not changed.
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Purpose of assessment
The Final FRCR (Part B) assessment examines candidates on all aspects of clinical radiology against the Specialty Training Curriculum for Clinical Radiology. The Final FRCR Examination Purpose of assessment statement details the examination's purpose, the required level of candidate training and the application of results. It is hoped that the statement will assist candidates, and those involved in their training, in understanding the scope of the FRCR examination and with relating the examination to other in-training assessments. The Final FRCR (Part B) examination consists of a reporting session, a rapid reporting session and an oral examination.
Dates, Fees & Venues
Specific information is available in the dates and fees document.
How to apply
Applicants should ensure they have read the examination regulations before applying.
The 'written' element of the Final FRCR Part B examination is delivered on a digital platform. Please familiarise yourself with the platform by viewing our instructional video and demonstration site before you attempt the examination. Further resources are also available:
- Please make sure you have read the guidance notes for candidates
- The scoring system document explains how each component is marked and overall results are determined
- Final FRCR Part B reporting FAQs
- A sample image from the oral component
- Instructions for candidates to follow during the examination
- Generic examiners' reports are available as a guide to candidates and trainers preparing for future sittings of the examination.