The RCP administers and sets two examination diplomas. The Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (DGM) offers doctors the opportunity to review and consider all aspects of the care of elderly people and to be recognised as having this knowledge. The Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) is intended to test the knowledge required of physicians who wish to practice medicine effectively in developing countries. 


Masters programmes

Aside from setting exams, the RCP offers Masters programmes to enable doctors to develop their careers and enhance their skills in certain areas. 


Latest postgraduate exams news 

Information regarding changes to the DGM Clinical Exam

The Royal College of Physicians is introducing changes to the clinical component of the Diploma in Geriatric Medicine in November 2015.

The changes are outlined in a new guidance document for candidates. Please see the document below for further details.