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MFDS Part 2

Exam overview

The MFDS Part 2 exam tests candidates' communication skills, clinical competence and clinical reasoning and may be taken at any point after completion of 12 months in clinical dentistry. It consists of a structured professional skills assessment, compromising 14 stations within a single circuit. Following the successful completion of Part 1 candidates will normally be allowed a maximum of five years in which to complete Part 2.

Candidates who have completed MJDF or MFDS Part 1 with The Royal College of Surgeons of England will be eligble for a 10% discount on our UK Part 2 exam which will be applied automatically upon application.


You can find more information about the MFDS exam on the MFDS England information website.

Booking links for the MFDS Part 1 exam are below.

  • £672.00
£672.00

Eligibility

To be eligible to enter the MFDS exam, all candidates must:

  • have written confirmation of a pass in Part 1 before they may apply to sit Part 2. This should be Part 1 MFDS , the relevant passes in MFGDP(UK), MJDF or MFD (as set out in paragraph 9 of the exam regulations);
  • possess a primary dental qualification acceptable to the boards of the dental faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England, and should normally be registered to practise dentistry in their country of residence;
  • have completed 12 months’ full-time postgraduate experience in dentistry. Normally, equivalent part-time experience will be acceptable if gained over a period of three-and-a-half years;
  • have complied with all of the exam regulations

Exam format

Part 2 is a two and a half hour Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) circuit comprising 14 stations, 11 of which will be assessed and three will be preparatory, within a single circuit. The circuit will assess communication skills, clinical skills and clinical reasoning skills. Candidates will be required to attain a single minimum standard for the circuit as a whole in order to pass the exam.

The examination will be conducted face to face.

Syllabus

Please read the MFDS Syllabus.

Booking options

UK and Ireland Exams

UK and Ireland

Application Deadline
Exam date
Price
Available in
Thu
15
Dec
2022
Tue
28
Feb
2023
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Wed
01
Mar
2023
£700.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

Apply before: 15 Dec 2022

Application for admission to the exam must reach us no later than 5pm on the closing date.

28 Feb 2023
-
01 Mar 2023

£700.00

Price

£700.00
RCS England MFDS Pt 1 Pass: £630.00
RCS England MJDF Pt 1 Pass: £630.00

LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

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38-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
LONDON
WC2A 3PE
United Kingdom
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25
Aug
2022
Tue
08
Nov
2022
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Fri
11
Nov
2022
£672.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

Apply before: 25 Aug 2022

Application for admission to the exam must reach us no later than 5pm on the closing date.

08 Nov 2022
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11 Nov 2022

£672.00

Price

£672.00
RCS England MFDS Pt 1 Pass: £604.80
RCS England MJDF Pt 1 Pass: £604.80

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Due to unexpectedly high demand for places, the applications for MFDS Part 2 November 2022 has now closed.

Applications for the February/March 2023 examination will be open and bookable soon.


The MFDS Part 2 will be a face to face examination held at The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Candidates will be scheduled to attend the exam on one day only. The exams department are unable to accept requests for a specific exam date, candidates should therefore ensure they are available for all dates before applying.

Candidates required to provide their Primary Dental Qualifcation Please send scanned copies of your original documents to MFDSExam@rcseng.ac.uk. Please do not mail in physical copies of your documents.

Upcoming Exam Dates

Title Applications and fees due Exam date Exam location
 MFDS Part 2 Closed
 8 - 11 November 2022
 London
 MFDS Part 2
13 December 2022
28 February  - 2 March 2023
 London