MRCS Part A Delivery with Pearson Vue

From May 2022, the four Surgical Royal Colleges of the United Kingdom and in Ireland will deliver the MRCS Part A in partnership with Pearson Vue at their global network of computer test centres. The new system will make the exams secure, simple, transparent and fit for purpose in the 21st century. The partnership between the four colleges and Pearson Vue will deliver a high-quality experience for candidates taking their exam.

This page will provide candidates with the information they need in order to book their test centre, as well as what to expect on the day of the exam.

Below is a presentation to familiarise candidates with the new processes that will be involved in the delivery of the MRCS Part A through Pearson Vue:

You can also download the slides from the presentation.

Below is a video that will tell you what to expect when you take your exam at a Pearson Vue test centre.

Download MRCS Part A Candidate Exam Day Procedures with Pearson Vue. This document provides candidates with the information about the exam proceedings itself, including registration, admittance to the test centre, Pearson Vue-specific guidance, misconduct  and the results-release process.

Download Pearson Vue FAQs. This document provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the procedures for the delivery of the MRCS Part A with Pearson Vue.