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Membership in Oral Surgery (MOral Surg)

A tri-collegiate specialist dental surgery examination (England / Edinburgh / Glasgow)

Announcement to Candidates - Change to Exam Format

Changes to Membership in Oral Surgery Examination (from 2014)

Candidates for the Membership in Oral Surgery Examination are advised that the following changes will be introduced from 2014:

1. A written paper containing 150 SBA questions

2. An OSCE circuit with six stations based on communication/clinical/interpersonal skills

3. Eight unseen cases and associated oral examinations. The unseen cases will be in the format of a clinical scenarios. For each case, the candidate will be given five minutes to study the patient history, results of examination and where appropriate, investigations (investigation or supporting material may include radiographs, scans, laboratory investigations, study models, photographs etc). The structured oral examination relating to each case will last for 15 minutes, and the assessment will focus on clinical reasoning and decision making.

Examination Dates

TitleApplication and Fees DueWritten and / or MCQ PapersOSCE and Oral Presentations
Exam FeeJoining Fee
MOralSurg 2 September 2014
24 November 2014
25 - 26 November 2014
£1250 Contact the Membership Department

Resitting the Exam

Resit candidates must apply for all sections of the examination that were failed at the last attempt.

Costs for resitting components:

  • MCQ - £420
  • OSCE - £420
  • Unseen Cases - £420
  • MCQ and OSCE components - £840
  • MCQ and Unseen Cases - £840
  • OSCE and Unseen Cases - £840

Admit and Result Letters

Admission letters, with your candidate number, will be sent a minimum of 10-14 days before the exam.
Results will be published a maximum of 14 days after the exam.

Membership Fee

An annual subscription is required to maintain the post-nominal letters.