Edinburgh MRCS OSCE Preparation Course (Manchester)

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About the course


This course is designed to help improve the performance of candidates appearing for the MRCS Part B examination. The days comprise of practice sessions with 'mock' MRCS OSCE stations with examiners, and discuss the pitfalls and problems commonly encountered during the examination process.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the knowledge and skills required to pass the MRCS OSCE
  • Understand the structure of a typical MRCS OSCE
  • Be aware of the common areas of failure associated with the examination
  • Identify their strengths & weaknesses relating to skills & knowledge covered by the MRCS OSCE
  • Gain essential theoretical knowledge pertaining to the examination
  • Utilise effective examination techniques for an OSCE

Target audience

This course is suitable for all candidates preparing for the Intercollegiate MRCS Part B - OSCE examination at any of the four surgical royal colleges. All OSCE examination stations will be covered during the course.

Learning style

Discussion groups, small group teaching and OSCE stations.

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