Internal Medicine

Exam Prep Course When? Contacts
Joint Primary Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) / MRCP Part 1 Written Exam Not Available January and September of each year Ms Vanessa Lyz Peh
Tel: 6601 2457
Email:
Joint Final Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) / MRCP Part 2 Written Exam March/ April and November / December of each year
Joint Final Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) / MRCP (UK) PACES Exam Preparatory Course for Joint Final Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) / MRCP (UK) PACES Exam: April of each year June and October of each year For Preparatory Course:
Ms Vanessa Lyz Peh
Tel: 6601 2457
Email:

For PACES - June & Oct diet:
Ms Tye Wenxiu
Tel: 6601 3709
Email:

Application Forms can be downloaded here

  1. Final Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) / MRCP (UK) PACES Examination

  2. With effect from 2016 October exam diet, all exam applications have to be submitted online. Please click on the below links for the online application for Final MMed (IM) PACES and MRCP (UK) PACES

JOINT PRIMARY MASTER OF MEDICINE (INTERNAL MEDICINE)/ MRCP (UK) PART 1 WRITTEN EXAMINATION

Exam Dates:

First Diet: Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Second Diet: Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Closing Date of Application:

First Diet: 24 October to 11 November 2016
Second Diet: 5 June to 23 June 2017

Eligibility Criteria:

Subject to satisfying the admission criteria and paying the appropriate fees, applicants may opt to apply for Primary Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) standalone exam, MRCP Part 1 standalone exam OR both examinations(Joint Primary Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) and MRCP Part 1 exams).

Applying for Primary Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) standalone exam OR MRCP (UK) Part 1 standalone exam

  1. Every candidate for the Examination must hold a medical qualification recognised by the Royal College of Physicians.
  2. Candidates will not be admitted to the MRCP (UK) Part 1 Examination until 12 months after the date of graduation given on their diploma of medical qualification. If the date of graduation is significantly later than the date of completion of training, the date on which candidates received notice of passing their final examination may be considered. In such cases, candidates should submit documentary proof.
  3. Candidates must have had at least 12 months’ experience in medical employment, i.e. must have completed Foundation Year 1 or equivalent.
  4. If, at the time of making an application to sit any Part of the MRCP (UK) Examination, a candidate is suspended by the UK General Medical Council (or equivalent regulatory body if a candidate is not resident or practising in the United Kingdom), they must notify the MRC (UK) Central Office of this at the time of application, providing details of the length of the suspension.
  5. For admission to the MRCP (UK) Part 1 standalone examination held in Singapore, application is restricted to candidates who are entitled to practise and currently hold posts either in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Nepal, Myanmar,Australia or New Zealand, or having graduated in Medicine in one of these countries.
  6. For admission to the Primary MMed (IM) standalone exam, there is no nationality restriction.

Applying for Joint Primary MMed (IM) / MRCP (UK) Part 1

  1. Applicants must satisfy points 1 to 6 in the above criteria.
    (Note: It is optional for local applicants to apply for the joint exam)

Admission:

In the event of an overwhelming response where the number of applications received exceeds the number of exam placements, priority will be given to Singapore local trainees.

Acknowledgement of receipt of application does not guarantee a placement for the exam. DGMS is not obliged to give any reasons for unsuccessful applications.

Application:

Separate applications are required for the respective exam(s):

All applications and fees must reach DGMS and/or MRCP (UK) by the closing date as stipulated above. Late or incomplete applications will not be entertained.

Submission of documentary evidence of primary medical qualification is compulsory for new entrant.

Photocopies of certificates and/or official translations (in English)* will be accepted only if they have been prepared and/or authenticated by one of the following:

  • the issuing University or Medical School;
  • a British Consulate or British Council outside the UK;
  • the British Embassy;
  • the British High Commission;
  • the candidate’s own Embassy;
  • the High Commission in the UK;
  • a member of the Gardai in the Irish Republic;
  • Government Ministries of Health;
  • a notary public;
  • a Fellow or Member of the Royal College of Physicians or a Chair of the Examining Board of the awarding body (verification of the Fellow or Member will be sought to ensure that they are affiliated with the issuing University/ Medical School and the authenticated copy should be submitted with the authenticator's full name, their Royal Colleges of Physicians code and an accompanying official stamp or letter from the Fellow, Member or Chair).

* Candidates must submit an authenticated translation if their primary medical degree certificate is not in English. A fresh ink stamp must be used to authenticate the copy or translation of the primary medical qualification.

Please note that your primary medical qualification needs to be stamped on the front of your primary medical qualification by one of the above bodies with a stamp in English and needs to show that it has been attested within the last 12 months (there needs to be a date stamp in addition to the attesting body’s stamp clearly showing that it has been attested within the last 12 months) in order to complete the primary medical qualification element of your application.

The RCP College reserves the right to request to see the original documents if there is any doubt as to the authenticity of the submitted copies of documents.

Examination Fees:

DESCRIPTION MMed FEE
(SGD)
MRCP FEE
(GBP)
Application Fee (non-refundable)

20.00 (for online application)

-
Examination Fee 581.75 594.00
Account payee for cheque/bank draft National University of Singapore The Royal College of Physicians

Notes:

  • MMed fees are inclusive of GST and SGD20 non-refundable application fee
  • Payment modes: credit/debit card only
  • All fees are subject to changes without prior notice, and must be paid at the time of application

Withdrawal Policy:

Primary MMed

Notice of withdrawal from the examination must be given in writing to the Division accompanied by the Tax Invoice (receipt) for fee paid. The entire fee, less application fee, will be refunded when notice of withdrawal is received before the UK closing date (11 November 2016 for January 2017 diet and 23 June 2017 for September 2017 diet). Those who withdraw after this date or who are absent from the examination will not receive any refund of the examination fees.

MRCP (UK) Part 1

Notice of withdrawal from the examination must be given in writing to the Division accompanied by the admission document if received. The entire fee, less 10% administration charge, will be refunded when notice of withdrawal is received before the UK closing date (11 November 2016 for January 2017 diet and 23 June 2017 for September 2017 diet). There will be no refund for any notice of withdrawal received after the closing date.

For further enquiries, please contact :

Vanessa Lyz Peh (Ms)
Division of Graduate Medical Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore, Block MD 3 Level 2, 16 Medical Drive,
Singapore 117600
Tel: (65) 6601 2457 / 6601 4888
Email:

JOINT FINAL MASTER OF MEDICINE (INTERNAL MEDICINE)/ MRCP (UK) PART 2 WRITTEN EXAMINATION

Exam Dates:

First Diet: 29 - 30 March 2017
Second Diet: 28 - 29 November 2017

Closing Date of Application:

First Diet: 2 January 2017 to 20 January 2017
Second Diet: 25 September 2017 to 13 October 2017

Eligibility Criteria:

Subject to satisfying the admission criteria and paying the appropriate fees, applicants may opt to apply for either one of the following examinations:

Applying for Final MMed (IM) standalone exam

  1. Passed Primary MMED (IM) or MRCP (UK) Part 1 Written Exam
  2. There is no nationality restriction for all candidates

MRCP (UK) Part 2 standalone exam

  1. Passed MRCP Part 1 Written Exam
  2. Admission is restricted to candidates who are entitled to practice and currently hold posts in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Nepal, Myanmar, Australia or New Zealand, or having graduated in Medicine in one of these countries

Joint Final MMED (IM) / MRCP (UK) Part 2 exam

  1. Passed MRCP Part 1 Written Exam
    (Note: It is optional for local applicants to apply for the joint exam)

Admission

In the event of an overwhelming response where the number of applications received exceeds the number of exam placements, priority will be given to Singapore local trainees.

Acknowledgement of receipt of application does not guarantee a placement for the exam. DGMS is not obliged to give any reasons for unsuccessful applications.

Application:

Separate applications are required for the respective exam(s):

All applications and fees must reach DGMS and/or MRCP (UK) by the closing date as stipulated above. Late or incomplete applications will not be entertained.

Examination Fees:

DESCRIPTION MMED FEE
(SGD)
MRCP FEE
(GBP)
Application Fee (non-refundable)

20.00 (for online application)

-
Examination Fee 581.75 594.00
Account payee for cheque/bank draft National University of Singapore The Royal College of Physicians

Notes:

  • MMed fees are inclusive of GST and SGD20 non-refundable application fee
  • Payment modes: credit/ debit card only
  • All fees are subject to changes without prior notice, and must be paid at the time of application

Withdrawal Policy:

Final MMED(IM) Written Exam

Notice of withdrawal from the examination must be given in writing to DGMS. A refund, less application fee (S$40.00), will be made if written notice of withdrawal is received by the DGMS before the UK closing date (20 January 2017 for March 2017 diet and 13 October 2017 for November 2017 diet). There will be no refund for any notice of withdrawal received after the closing date.

MRCP (UK) Part 2 Written Exam

Notice of withdrawal from the examination must be given in writing to DGMS accompanied by the admission document if received. The entire fee, less 10% administration charge, will be refunded when notice of withdrawal is received before the UK closing date (20 January 2017 for March 2017 diet and 13 October 2017 for November 2017 diet). There will be no refund for any notice of withdrawal received after the closing date.

For further enquiries, please contact :

Vanessa Lyz Peh (Ms)
Division of Graduate Medical Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore, Block MD 3 Level 2, 16 Medical Drive,
Singapore 117600
Tel: (65) 6601 2457 / 6601 4888
Email:

JOINT FINAL MASTER OF MEDICINE (INTERNAL MEDICINE) / MRCP (UK) PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT OF CLINICAL ASSESSMENT SKILLS (PACES) EXAMINATION PREPARATORY COURSE

Course Dates:

19 ‐ 22 April 2017

Closing Date of Application:

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Description:

This three day intensive course with a mock exam component is specially designed for Internal Medicine Medical Officers preparing for the Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills section (PACES) of the Joint Final MMed (Internal Medicine) / MRCP (UK) Examination which will be held in Singapore from 30 June – 4 July 2017 and 13 – 17 October 2017. All local and foreign doctors are welcome to apply. For a more effective teaching, the course is limiting to 30 participants for the full course and 20 participants for the course without the mock exam component.

Format:

19 - 21 April 2017 History Taking Skills Practice Sessions, Communication Skills & Ethics Practice Sessions, Clinical Practice Sessions
22 April 2017 Mock Examination (each participant would only need to attend one session)

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must have passed the MRCP Part 1 Written Examination. Local doctors in the Internal Medicine Residency Programme will be given priority.

Application:

All interested applicants will need to create an account and submit an online application via https://medworks.nus.edu.sg/osca/home.aspx by the stipulated deadline, 2359hrs (local time). Applicants will only be notified of their application status after the application closing date.


All applications and fees must be made online by the closing date as stipulated above. Late or incomplete applications will not be entertained. Applications received through fax or email will not be accepted.

The following documents must be submitted with the online application:

  • 1 passport-sized photograph (image (jpeg format) has to be 400 x 514 pixel)
  • Certified true copy of following documents:
    • MBBS certificate
    • NRIC : for locals / Permanent Residents
    • Employment Pass and Passport : for foreigners (residing in Singapore)
    • MRCP Part 1 written examination result
    • Residency Training Letter (if applicable)

DGMS is not obliged to give any reasons for unsuccessful applications.

Course Fees:

DESCRIPTION COURSE FEE
(SGD)
Application Fee (non-refundable)

20.00

Full Course Fee 3,008.25
Course Fee (without mock exam component) 2,740.85
Account payee for cheque/bank draft National University of Singapore

Notes:

  • Fees are inclusive of GST
  • Payment modes: credit/debit card
  • All fees are subject to changes without prior notice, and must be paid at the time of application

Withdrawal Policy:

If candidate decides to withdraw after placement is confirmed, he/she must write in to DGMS.

  1. If written notice of withdrawal is received before the acceptance of placement deadline, a refund, less the application fee will be made.
  2. If written notice of withdrawal is received after the acceptance of placement deadline, or the candidate fails to attend the course for any reason, no refund will be administered.

For further inquiries, please contact:
Vanessa Lyz Peh (Ms) / Tye Wenxiu (Ms)
Division of Graduate Medical Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore, Block MD 3 Level 2, 16 Medical Drive,
Singapore 117600
Tel: (65) 6601 2457 / 6601 3709
Email: /

JOINT FINAL MASTER OF MEDICINE (INTERNAL MEDICINE) / MRCP (UK) PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT OF CLINICAL ASSESSMENT SKILLS (PACES) EXAMINATION

Exam Dates:

13 October - 17 October 2017

Application Period:

5 - 19 June 2017

Eligibility Criteria:

Subject to satisfying the eligibility criteria, applicants may choose to apply to 1 of the following exam options:

Exam Option A: Final MMed (Internal Medicine) / MRCP (UK) PACES Exam (also known as “Joint Exam”)
Exam Option B: MRCP (UK) PACES Exam only
Exam Option C: Final Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) Exam only

All doctors undergoing Residency in Singapore are mandated to take the Joint Exam.

Criteria:

  1. Admission is restricted to applicants from Singapore/ Malaysia/ Brunei/ Nepal/ Myanmar/ Australia/ New Zealand or have graduated in Medicine in one of these countries
  2. Applicants must have passed the MRCP (UK) Part 1 Written Examination
  3. Applicants must have a total of two years' experience, including at least four months in medical specialties or medical subspecialties, following the award of their primary medical degree

Admission

Each diet of exam is capped at 75 exam placements. Priority will be given to Joint Exam applicants who are residing in Singapore. Receipt of the application does not guarantee an admission to the exam. For successful applicants, the admission document will be emailed approximately 6 weeks prior to the exam date from the MRCP (UK) office.

Application:

Separate online applications are required for the respective exam(s):

  • Final MMed (IM) Exam: Online application via Graduate Admission System (GDA2). A step-by-step guide to applying online can be found here.
  • MRCP (UK) PACES Exam: Online application via www.mrcpuk.org. Applicants will need to log into their personal MRCP account to submit an online application

All applications must be submitted online to NUS and/or MRCP (UK) by the closing date as stipulated above. Late applications will not be entertained. For applicants who opt for Exam Option A or Exam Option C, the following documents must be attached in the online submission to NUS by the closing date:

  1. Request for Additional Information cum Credit Card Authorization Payment Form for Final MMed (IM) PACES Exam Fee. A copy of this form can be found here.
  2. 1 passport‐sized photograph
  3. Certified true copy of following documents (Official English translations will be required for stamps or certificates sent that are not in English):
    1. Primary MMed (IM) Written Exam and/or Final MMed (IM) Written Exam results letter(s) (if applicable)
    2. MRCP Part 1 Written Exam result letter
    3. NRIC : for locals / Permanent Residents
    4. Employment Pass and Passport : for foreigners (residing in Singapore)
    5. Passport : for foreigners (residing outside Singapore)

Photocopies of certificates and/or official translations (in English)* including any other official supporting documents will be accepted only if they have been prepared and/or authenticated by one of the following:

  • the issuing University or Medical School;
  • Medical Council of which you are registered and licensed to practice
  • Government Ministries of Health;
  • a notary public or Justice of the Peace;
  • Division of Graduate Medical Studies (DGMS) - For authentication by DGMS office, original certificates and documents must be produced.

* Candidates must submit an authenticated translation if their official supporting documents is not in English. A fresh ink stamp must be used to authenticate the copy or translation of the primary medical qualification.

Candidates who fail to present their original documents for verification without acceptable reasons will not be admitted to the examination.

Candidates whose original documents have been damaged or misplaced must apply to the relevant organizations / authorities for replacements or letters of verification.

DGMS is not obliged to give any reasons for unsuccessful applications.

Examination Fees:

Two separate exam fees are payable for applicants who opt for Exam Option A. One exam fee is payable for applicants who opt for Exam Option B or Exam Option C.

DESCRIPTION FINAL MMED (IM) PACES EXAM
(SGD)
MRCP (UK) PACES
(GBP)
Examination Fee *2,414.00 TBC

Notes for Final MMed (IM) Exam fee:

  • Final MMed (IM) PACES Exam fee is inclusive of GST
  • The online application fee of SGD20 is payable at the point of submission
  • Payment modes: credit/debit card only
  • All fees are subject to changes without prior notice and must be paid by the stipulated deadline
  • *Applicants who had passed the Primary MMed (IM) Written Exam and/ or Final MMed (IM) Written Exam will enjoy a lower fee if a copy of the result letter(s) or receipt(s) is/ are attached during their online application to NUS. Please refer to the table below for more details of the payable Final MMed (IM) PACES exam fee.

Final Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) PACES Exam fee payable:

Primary MMed
Written Exam Status
Final MMed
Written Exam Status
FINAL MMED (IM) PACES EXAM FEE
(SGD)
Passed Passed 1,217.00
Re-Applicants who had previously sat the Final MMed (IM) exam with NUS 1,217.00
Not Applicable Passed 1,815.50
Passed Not Applicable 1,815.50
Not Applicable Not Applicable 2,414.00

 

Withdrawal Policy:

If candidate decides to withdraw after placement is confirmed, he/she must write in to DGMS.

  1. If written notice of withdrawal is received before the acceptance of placement deadline, a refund, less the application fee will be made.
  2. If written notice of withdrawal is received after the acceptance of placement deadline, or the candidate fails to attend the course for any reason, no refund will be administered.

For further enquiries, please contact :

Tye Wenxiu (Ms)
Division of Graduate Medical Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore, Block MD 3 Level 2, 16 Medical Drive,
Singapore 117600
Tel: (65) 6601 3709 / 6601 4888
Email: