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Fellowship of the College of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa: FCMFOS(SA)

Primary

  • Primary - a dental or medical qualification to practice dentistry or medicine which is registered or
    registerable as a dental of medical practitioner with the HPCSA

Primary of the Fellowship of the College of Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa - R 11400

  • Primary: 3 written papers; no oral examination.

Part I

  • Intermediate: 24 months approved training. Not less than 290 notional hours of approved training in General Surgery and attendance at an approved course of not less than 150 notional¬† hours in oral pathology and oral microbiology

Intermediate of the Fellowship of the College of Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa - R 15400

  • Intermediate: 2 written papers; oral and practical.

Part I

  • Final:
    • completed no less than nine months of training after successfully completing all Intermediate
      examination components before the actual date of the Final examination;
    • 42 months in a numbered registrar training post.
    • Portfolio.¬†

Fellowship of the College of Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa - R 21800

  • Final: 2 written papers; clinical, oral and practical.

Candidates who achieve the required marks in the written component of the FCMFOS(SA) Final examination but who fail the oral/clinical examination will be exempt from the written component of the next examination session.  Such exemption applies to one sitting only and must be exercised in the following semester.

The medal of the SOUTH AFRICAN SOCIETY OF MAXILLO-FACIAL AND ORAL SURGEONS was endowed in 1990 and is awarded to candidates who achieve outstanding results in Fellowship examination of the College of Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa.

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APPEALS

PLEASE NOTE that candidates that wish to lodge an appeal against the outcome of his/her written examination results must do so in accordance with the provisions of the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) are not made available to candidates for review in accordance with the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.