Medicine of Cats UK


2022 examinations in UK/Europe

Veterinarians in the UK and Europe are invited to register their intention to sit Medicine of Cats membership examination to be held in the UK in 2022. (No enrolments will be taken for the deferred 2020 examination.)


Membership Candidate Handbook            


About the qualification

The ANZCVS Examination in Medicine of Cats leads to Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (MANZCVS) Qualification. The examination has the proud support of ISFM, which has adopted it as its officially recognised postgraduate examination. 

Membership of the College is an official recognition of a veterinarian's knowledge and experience in a designated field of veterinary science. Membership is an indication to the profession and the general public of an advanced practitioner, representing a middle-tier of knowledge, competence and experience in a specific area of veterinary practice. Membership is not a specialist qualification. Membership requires examination with members signified by post-nominals MANZCVS. 

The examination covers all facets of feline medicine, dermatology, ophthalmology, nutrition and behaviour. Subject guidelines have been provided to use as a study guide, with a reading list of recommended textbooks and journals. 

Find out more in the Medicine of Cats subject guidelines here


The ANZCVS examination is available to veterinarians for which it has been at least three and a half years since the Candidate’s original registrable veterinary degree was conferred before taking the examination, preferably in full-time employment.

Please note if you have veterinary qualifications not eligible for general registration in Australia or New Zealand, but is recognised in any other part of the world, additional documents are required to be submitted and approved by Council before your application will be accepted. Please click here for more information.

What does the examination consist of?

  • 1 x 2-hour written paper concerning basic sciences and pathophysiology
  • 1 x 2-hour written paper concerning more clinical and practical aspects of feline medicine
  • 1 x 45 minute (approx) oral examination  

2020 examination dates and location

Due to the increased travel restrictions and other social policies enforced by Federal and State governments, Council and BoE made the difficult decision to defer all Membership examinations to 2021. This decision was not made lightly, but with the health and safety of candidates and examiners are first priority.

examination cost

2022 examination fee to be confirmed

The administration component of the fee is 25% and is non-refundable.

Closing date for applications: 31st October 2021

Candidates withdrawing from the examination less than 100 days prior to the written examination will forfeit the entire fee.

How do I apply?

Download the membership application form and submit application with other documentation, if required:

For Further information and/or submit application to:

Sharon Tinsley - Assistant College Manager
Telephone: +61 (7) 3423 2016