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FRCR Part 1 (Radiology) - CR1

The First FRCR Exam expects candidates to have gained a knowledge of the physical principles that underpin diagnostic medical imaging and of the anatomy needed to perform and interpret radiological studies.
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Purpose of assessment

The First FRCR Exam expects candidates to have gained a knowledge of the physical principles that underpin diagnostic medical imaging and of the anatomy needed to perform and interpret radiological studies. Candidates are examined against the Specialty Training Curriculum for Clinical Radiology. The purpose of assessment statements for anatomy and physics detail both components purpose, the required level of candidate training and the application of results. It is hoped that the statements will assist candidates, and those involved in their training, in understanding the scope of the FRCR exam and with relating the exam to other in-training assessments. Additionally, candidates should refer to Guidance for the First FRCR Exam. The First FRCR Exam comprises two modules: anatomy and physics. 

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PhysicsThursday 6 June 2024
AnatomyFriday 7 June 2024

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UK trainee & member bookings fromMonday 17 July 2023
Non-member bookings fromMonday 31 July 2023
Bookings closing dateFriday 5 April 2024
Results publication dateFriday 28 June 2024

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PhysicsThursday 12 September 2024
AnatomyFriday 13 September 2024

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UK trainee & member bookings fromMonday 9 October 2023
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Bookings closing dateFriday 12 July 2024
Results publication dateFriday 4 October 2024

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PhysicsThursday 13 March 2025
AnatomyFriday 14 March 2025

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PhysicsThursday 12 June 2025
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Bookings closing dateFriday 11 April 2025
Results publication dateFriday 4 July 2025

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PhysicsThursday 11 September 2025
AnatomyFriday 12 September 2025

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Bookings closing dateFriday 11 July 2025
Results publication dateFriday 3 October 2025

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