Core Surgical Training

Discussion in 'MRCS Forum' started by Neha Gupta, Jul 5, 2013.

  1. Neha Gupta

    Neha Gupta Active Member

    Foundation Training
    Duration 2 years
    Content A paid training job in a hospital (or other medical) setting Covers arrange of medical specialties, including surgery.
    Application method Applications via the Foundation Programme. Medical students are “matched“ to places based on application form.
    Normal entry requirements Successful completion of approved medical degree


    Core Surgical Training
    Duration 2 years
    Content A paid training job in a hospital setting A range of surgical specialties. May be “themed” towards one particular specialty.
    Application method Applications to deaneries, via forms and interview /assessment etc.
    Normal entry requirements Complete foundation competencies GMC registration


    Specialty Training
    Duration Approximately 6 years
    Content A paid training job in a hospital setting Training on one surgical specialty at the end of which you can apply for a senior appointment
    Application method Applications to deaneries, via forms and interview /assessment etc.
    Normal entry requirements Complete core competencies GMC registration MRCS examination

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