Surgical Science (Urology) Examination

The Surgical Science (Urology) Examination can be undertaken by any SET Urology Trainee who has successfully passed the GSSE & CE. The Surgical Science (Urology) Examination must be successfully completed before the end of SET4.

The Surgical Science (Urology) Examination will be 2.5 hours and will consist of 120 MCQs, as follows:

  • 40 will be Anatomy (including embryology and imaging),
  • 40 will be Physiology (including laser, diathermy, radiation and physics) 
  • 40 will be Pathology (including pharmacology, microbiology, infection, immunology and statistics).

The questions will be based on the basic sciences but have a clear relationship to urologic practice.

The Urology SSE be offered twice a year, in June and October.

RACS Policy - Surgical Sciences Examination in Urology

Syllabus and Reading List

Sample Questions

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