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Examinations Calendar

EXAMINATION OPENING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS DATES
Refraction Certificate 4th March 2019 20th May, 2019, 17:00 (GMT) 16th July 2019 - 19th July 2019 Glasgow
Part 2 Oral FRCOphth 28th May 2019 22nd July, 2019, 17:00 (GMT) 17th September 2019 - 18th September 2019 Birmingham
Laser Certificate 3rd June 2019 29th July, 2019, 17:00 (GMT) 30th September 2019 - 2nd October 2019 London
Part 1 FRCOphth * 10th June 2019 5th August, 2019, 17:00 (GMT) 7th October 2019
Part 2 Oral FRCOphth 8th July 2019 16th September, 2019, 17:00 (GMT) 11th November 2019 - 15th November 2019 Cardiff
Refraction Certificate 12th August 2019 7th October, 2019, 17:30 (GMT) 2nd December 2019 - 5th December 2019 London, Birmingham
Part 2 Written FRCOphth * 12th August 2019 7th October, 2019, 17:00 (GMT) 9th December 2019

* The Part 1 FRCOphth Examination and Part 2 FRCOphth Written Component will be held in London, Sheffield, Glasgow, Cairo (Egypt), Chennai (India), Dubai (UAE) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).  Candidates successful in the Part 2 FRCOphth Written Component will be required to sit the Part 2 FRCOphth Oral Component in the UK or Singapore, the locations for which are detailed above.

Provisional examination dates for 2020 are available here.