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Examinations Calendar

EXAMINATION OPENING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS DATES
Refraction Certificate 19th December 2016 13th February 2017 11th April 2017 - 13th April 2017 Birmingham
Part 2 Oral FRCOphth 2nd January 2017 27th February 2017 24th April 2017 - 28th April 2017 London
Part 1 FRCOphth * 16th January 2017 13th March 2017 8th May 2017
Refraction Certificate 6th February 2017 3rd April 2017 13th June 2017 - 15th June 2017 Kuching, Malaysia
Laser Certificate 20th February 2017 18th April 2017 26th June 2017 - 28th June 2017 London
Part 2 Written FRCOphth * 13th March 2017 8th May 2017 3rd July 2017
Refraction Certificate 20th March 2017 15th May 2017 10th July 2017 - 12th July 2017 Glasgow
Part 1 FRCOphth * 19th June 2017 14th August 2017 9th October 2017
Part 2 Oral FRCOphth 24th July 2017 18th September 2017 13th November 2017 - 17th November 2017 Bournemouth
Part 2 Written FRCOphth * 14th August 2017 9th October 2017 4th December 2017
Refraction Certificate 21st August 2017 23rd October 2017 18th December 2017 - 20th December 2017 London

* 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.

Users may also access a PDF detailing Examination Dates for 2017.