MFDS exams:
your future in dentistry begins here

The Faculty of Dental Surgery

The Royal College of Surgeons of England

MFDS exams:
your future in dentistry begins here

The Faculty of Dental Surgery

The Royal College of Surgeons of England

MFDS exams:
your future in dentistry begins here

The Faculty of
Dental Surgery

The Royal College of Surgeons of England

Take your MFDS exams at the Faculty of Dental Surgery, part of The Royal College of Surgeons of England

Joining The Faculty of Dental Surgery means being part of an independent, internationally recognised professional body of The Royal College of Surgeons of England with a long history of supporting dental professionals both in the UK and internationally. The Faculty has strong relationships with key stakeholder groups, and a dedicated regional network, meaning we can represent your interests no matter your location or career grade.

We are committed to helping the entire dental team achieve and maintain excellence in practice and patient care. Further your skills with our courses and qualifications and expand your expertise with our awards, fellowships and leadership opportunities.

Upcoming diets for MFDS exams

MFDS Part 1 2021 – 2022

The MFDS Part 1 exam will continue to be provided virtually.

Future diets for 2021 – 2022:

16 November 2021  Closing: 05/10/21

5 April 2022  Closing: 04/02/22

25 October 2022  Closing: 26/08/22

Fee for Part 1 exam: £535

MFDS Part 2 2021 – 2022

The MFDS part 2 exam will be provided virtually for the next diet and then revert to face-to-face in 2022.

Future diets for 2021 – 2022:

15 – 19 Nov 2021 – Closing: 07/09/21

1 – 4 March 2022 – Closing: 17/12/21

8 – 11 Nov 2022 – Closing: 30/08/22

Fee for Part 2 exam: £672

Realise your potential for a world class career

Completing your MFDS exams at RCS England can have a powerful effect on your dental career. You will be joining not only an organisation of world class dental and medical professionals, but a vibrant community that is dedicated to improving policy, advancing research and facilitating opportunities for our members.

Whether you are based in the UK, or overseas, we are here to support you throughout your career. Our careers advice, support and access to new opportunities will help you drive your career forward, with:

  • Financial support via bursaries and awards, helping you get ahead.
  • Careers advice, case studies and resources, both online and at events.
  • A dedicated regional network, providing you with key contacts in your region or devolved nation.
  • Opportunities to take-up national and regional roles, from teaching and volunteering to standing for the Board.
  • FDS post-nominals, demonstrating your commitment to the profession, and inclusion in our online public register of members.
  • Confidential support and advice signposting service, including a telephone helpline to discuss issues of concern with a peer.

Our new building has outstanding facilities

The facilities will encompass future innovative methods of teaching and be able to be adapted to keep pace with technological changes, both in surgery and information technology. There will be many areas that fellows and members can use, as well as two designated areas. An area next to the library is designed for private study and quiet work. 

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