MRCPsych – Part A

MRCPsych – Part A
MRCPsych – Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists – Paper A 

MRCPsych Paper A is a written paper on the scientific and theoretical basis of Psychiatry.
Paper A is a three-hour exam worth 150 marks, comprised of 150 questions.

It is made up of approximately:

1. two-thirds multiple-choice questions (MCQ) and
2. one-third extended matching item questions (EMI).

What does it cover?
Paper A covers the following sections of the syllabus:

  1. Behavioural Science and Sociocultural Psychiatry
  2. Human Development
  3. Basic Neurosciences
  4. Clinical Psychopharmacology
  5. Classification and Assessment in Psychiatry

On Paper A, the percentage split/marks on a 150 mark exam, Further information can be found in the RCPsych Website.

What are the eligibility criteria for the MRCPsych Part A exam?

Further information can be found in the eligibility instructions.

Dates, fees, and venues

The exam is available in June and December.  Further information can be found in the dates and fees document.

How to apply

Please visit the Royal College website to access updated practice materials and to view announcements, regarding changes in test delivery software.
You must obtain the most recent information before taking any MRCPsych examination. 

Watch this short instructional video from the Royal College of Psychiatrists:

What does Connect Academy do for you to help you pass this exam?

After a careful analysis of the performance of the tests and the feedback from students who preceded the exam, Connect Academy divided the problem into two main issues that most students face, namely the lack of understanding of the basic theories, and the failure to focus on preparing for the form of the test. Narrowing options to determine the correct answer is more difficult than expected.

We know that it is easy to get lost in the classroom with many students so to ensure that you get the personalized education you need all of our classes are taught by the most qualified lecturers who have already successfully passed all parts of the fellowship you wish to obtain.

Course details:
PART A – Theoretical

  • 20 lectures at the rate of 6 training hours/week 24 training hours/month.

The course covers all aspects of the exam, and you can easily get scientific books and study materials once you register for the course!

MRCPsych – Paper A  Course

Session Topic Instructor
1 Psychology: Learning Theories Dr. Kareem
2 Psychology: Developmental Psychology Dr. Kareem
3 Psychology: Attachment in Psychology ,Personality Psychology Dr. Kareem
4 Psychology: Perception in Psychology, Cognitive psychology Dr. Kareem
5 Gyna. + Obs. Psychology: Memory, intelligence, social psychology Dr. Kareem
6 Psychopharmacology (Introduction) Dr. Kareem
7 Psychopharmacology (Pharmacodynamics, Neurotransmitters) Dr. Kareem
8 Psychopharmacology (Neurotransmitters, SSRIS) Dr. Kareem
9 Psychopharmacology (Antidepressants) Dr. Kareem
10 Psychopharmacology (Antidepressants, Antipsychotics) Dr. Kareem

MRCPsych – Paper A  Course

Session Topic Instructor
11 Psychopharmacology (Antipsychotics) Dr. Kareem
12 Psychopharmacology (Benzodiazepines , mood stabilizers) Dr. Kareem
13 Neuroscience (Psychoendocrinology, Psychophysiology) Dr. Kareem
14 Neuroscience(Sleep, Sleep physiology) Dr. Kareem
15 Neurophysiology, Genetics Dr. Kareem
16 General Genetics, Functional Neuroanatomy Dr. Kareem
17 Functional Neuroanatomy , Neurohistology Dr. Kareem
18 Neuropathology Dr. Kareem
19 Descriptive Psychopathology Dr. Kareem
20 Dynamic Psychopathology Dr. Kareem

What will you achieve in this course?

  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of the MRCPsych PA exam.
  • Intelligent and innovative study plans to maximize knowledge.
  • Training to solve questions on each topic.
  • Providing scientific materials and resources to help you with your studies.
  • Mock Exam.
  • Providing previous exams and examples for exam training.
  • There are few participants inside the classrooms to ensure students receive personal attention.
  • Get a comprehensive daily study plan and high-quality lectures.
  • Review and analyze with the lecturer and the participants until the day of the exam.
  • WhatsApp or Telegram group for easy communication with the lecturers.
  • Facilitating the registration of the examination procedures.

Course Delivery Methods

  • The course is available online and inside the Academy.
  • All live sessions are recorded, so you can download them automatically via the Internet. “available for 7 days so that they can review them whenever possible.”

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1. Neurochemistry A

Neurochemistry A

2. Neurochemistry B

Neurochemistry B

Neurochemistry Material

Neurochemistry Material

3. Pharmacokinetics A

Pharmacokinetics A

4. Pharmacokinetics B

Pharmacokinetics B

5. Pharmacokinetics C

Pharmacokinetics C

Pharmacokinetics Material

Pharmacokinetics Material

6. Pharmacodynamics


Pharmacodynamics Material

Pharmacodynamics Material

7. Basic- Pharmacology- Pharmacodynamics A

Basic- Pharmacology- Pharmacodynamics A

8. Basic- Pharmacology- Pharmacodynamics B

Basic- Pharmacology- Pharmacodynamics B

Basic- Pharmacology- Pharmacodynamics Material

Basic- Pharmacology- Pharmacodynamics Material

9. Adverse drug reactions

Adverse drug reactions

Adverse drug reactions Material

Adverse drug reactions Material

10. Neuroanatomy, Neuropathology

Neuroanatomy, Neuropathology A

11. Neuroanatomy, Neuropathology B

Neuroanatomy, Neuropathology B

Neuroanatomy, Neuropathology Material

Neuroanatomy, Neuropathology Material

12. Apllied neuroscience and sleep A

Apllied neuroscience and sleep A

13. Apllied neuroscience and sleep B

Apllied neuroscience and sleep B

Apllied neuroscience and sleep Material

Apllied neuroscience and sleep Material

14. Human development

Human development

Human development Material

Human development Material

15. Learning- Personality- Cognitive psychology

Learning- Personality- Cognitive psychology

Learning- Personality- Cognitive psychology Material
16. Dynamic- Psychopathology- Cognitive psychology

Dynamic- Psychopathology- Cognitive psychology

Dynamic- Psychopathology- Cognitive psychology Material

Dynamic- Psychopathology- Cognitive psychology Material

17. Descriptive psychopathology

Descriptive psychopathology

Descriptive psychopathology Material

Descriptive psychopathology Material

18. Molecular- Genetics

Molecular- Genetics

Molecular- Genetics Material

Molecular- Genetics Material

19. Classification- Rating scales

Classification- Rating scales

Classification- Rating scales Material

Classification- Rating scales Material

20. Clinical-examination – Social-psychology

Clinical-examination – Social-psychology

Clinical-examination – Social-psychology Material

Clinical-examination – Social-psychology Material

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