Generic Surgical Sciences Examination

GSSE iconThe College has increased its capacity to deliver the Generic Surgical Science Examination (GSSE), offering the examination to both Trainees and prevocational doctors.

The GSSE tests candidates' knowledge in anatomy, pathology and physiology to a high standard.  See the GSSE syllabus for further details.

All specialty training require the successful completion of the GSSE as a mandatory eligibility requirement for the SET selection process. Potential candidates are advised to contact the relevant specialty training board/society to ensure they are aware of the requirements.

Please note the Library Resources area of the JDocs ePortfolio now has a GSSE reading list tile. Hyperlinked items in the reading list can be accessed by JDocs subscribers.

Access to the following is provided as part of the JDocs subscription fee:


Visit the College's website for further information on how to apply for the GSSE, as well as information on dates and locations.