AFPHM Oral Examination

The AFPHM Oral Examination tests your ability to respond to real-life public health scenarios, as expected of a public health medicine specialist.


Key dates

Applications open Tuesday 11 June 2024
Applications close 5pm AEST, Tuesday 25 June 2024
Pre-exam special consideration requests close
(for provisions on exam day)
Tuesday 25 June 2024

Tuesday 15 October 2024
Wednesday 16 October 2024
Thursday 17 October 2024*

*contingency date only and is dependent on higher-than-expected candidate numbers.

Exam day special consideration requests close
(for technical and procedural issues)
Monday 21 October 2024
Results released From 3pm AEDT, Thursday 31 October 2024
Information is correct as of Wednesday 26 June 2024.



RACP Offices
Level 27, 1 O’Connell Street Sydney, NSW 2000

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Contingency plans

Plan A: Deliver as planned, face to face on 15 and 16 October 2024
Exam to occur in the traditional face to face format at a central Sydney location. Trainees from across Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand attend the RACP Head Office at an allocated time and date during the scheduled exam days.

Plan B: If the exam cannot be delivered as planned on 15 - 16 October 2024, due to unforeseen circumstances, the exam will be postponed and will proceed a minimum of 3 months later for all candidates.

*Thursday 17 October 2024 has been selected as a contingency date should we receive higher than expected candidate applications.


Australia | AUD $3221.00

See College Fees Terms and Conditions to learn more about paying your exam fees.

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