About the Part 1 Written Exam

Determine & demonstrate your level of knowledge

LET´S MAKE A MARK

BY CREATING NEW INSIGHTS

Make a mark by participating in Part 1 Written Exam and demonstrate that you meet the standard set by the EBU Examination Committee.

For today & tomorrow

TAKE PART TODAY, CONTRIBUTE FOR TOMORROW

This is an MCQ exam which covers the entire range of urological topics including basic science. By taking part today you increase your knowledge of urological care.

Together

Help setting the standard for your country, and therefore Europe

On average the success rate is 80%. Participation is subject to eligibility. A certified urologist with a certificate of accreditation in urology is eligible to take the exam. This also applies to a final-year resident trained in an EBU member country.

About

Content & significance


Objective & Format

The exam consists of 100 single correct answer MCQs. The aim is to assess whether the candidate meets the minimum level of knowledge set by EBU.



Preparation

Candidates prepare by studying up-to-date clinical textbooks and medical journals. The EAU guidelines provide a useful consensus of urological management.



Computer based exam

The exam is organised in collaboration with Pearson VUE. The candidate takes the exam at one of Pearson VUEs secured test centres.



Scoring

We apply cohort-based standard setting. For the cut-off score we look at the average score and standard deviation. There is no negative marking.