MFD Part 2 Exam, Qatar, Friday June 10th, 2022

The Faculty of Dentistry is delighted to announce a once off face-to-face MFD Part 2 exam will take place at Hamad Medical Corporation in Doha, Qatar on Friday June 10th, 2022.

Exam Format

The MFD Part 2 exam to be held in Doha, Qatar will consist of 7 face to face OSCE Stations (written paper), followed by 1 structured Viva (structured and standardised discussion of the contents of 4 OSCEs).


Successful candidates are awarded the prestigious internationally renowned qualification (Membership of the Faculty of Dentistry) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

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Special Offer

A limited number of candidates *accepted for this exam will receive complimentary registration for a limited attendance Intensive MFD Preparatory Course to be held in Hamad Medical Corporation - Doha, Qatar, between Sunday, June 5th - Thursday, June 9th, 2022.

*Must meet the eligibility criteria and have provided the required documentation before application is deemed accepted.

Preparatory Course: Success Rate / Feedback

73% of those who participated in the Faculty’s recent MFD Preparatory Courses were successful in the exam.

75% of those recently surveyed stated that they would recommend this course to a friend or colleague.

The face to face MFD Part 2 exam to be held in Doha, Qatar is a standalone exam. Further MFD Part 2 exam sittings will continue to be held online. More information about the Faculty's online MFD examinations can be found here.

If you have any questions about the face to face MFD Part 2 exam to be held in Doha, Qatar, please visit our FAQs Section below, or you are welcome to make enquiries by telephone or email. All queries should be directed to:

Ms. Julie Plunkett
Student, Academic & Regulatory Affairs (SARA) Department, RCSI
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FAQs - MFD Part 2 (Face to Face Exam)

The face to face MFD Part 2 exam will be held in Doha, Qatar on Friday, June 10th 2022.

The MFD Part 2 exam to be held face-to-face in Doha, Qatar will consist of a) 1 written paper which contain 7 OSCE Stations, and b) 1 structured Viva (structured and standardised discussion of the contents of 4 OSCEs).

The online MFD Part 2 exam consists of one 90 minute assessment and includes 15 OSCE/Clinical Scenario based questions, where you enter your response online. The contents of the traditional Viva have been incorporated into the extra questions within the online paper.

Yes, whether MFDRCSI is awarded online or face-to-face, the examination is of exactly the same and equal standing.

The online MFD Part 2 exam will continue for the foreseeable future and current online exam dates are available up to June 2022.

The face to face MFD Part 2 exam in Doha, Qatar is a standalone exam. Further MFD Part 2 exam sittings will continue to be held online.

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Kieran Daly


BDentSc TCD 1996


MOrthRCEd 2005

FFD Ortho 2005

Current Post:

Private Practice limited to Orthodontics

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B.A., B.Dent. Sc., 1984

M.A., TCD 1988

MSc. Endodontics (U. London with Distinction) 1994

FFD RCSI (Ad Eundem) 2018


Current Post:                  

Private Practice – Limited to Endodontics

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BSc(Hons) 1991

BDS(QUB) 1994


PhD (QUB) 2007

FDS RCPSG (Rest Dent) 2009

FFD RCSI (Ad Eundem) 2015


Current Post:

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BDS (NUI/University College Cork) 1999

PhD (NUI/Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) 2007


FDS (Rest Dent) RCSI 2006

Fellow of the American College of Dentists 2011

Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education (Cardiff) 2013

FFDRCSI (Ad Eundem) 2013

FFGDP UK (Ad Eundem) 2013

Fellow of the Academy of Dental Materials 2014

Fellow of the International College of Dentists 2015

Senior Doctorate (DDSc – Cardiff University) 2019

Principal Fellowship Higher Education Academy UK (PFHEA) UK 2019

FDS RCS (ad eundem) 2021


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BDS NUI 2001


M. Phil. Biomaterials  Science (University of Birmingham) 2007

M. Dent. Ch. Periodontics (U. Dubl.) 2008

FFD RCSI Periodontics 2008

Diploma of the European Federation of Periodontology 2008 

Ph. D Oral Biosciences (U. Dubl.) 2014


Current Post:

Private Practice limited to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry

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BDS NUI 2004



MB, BCh, BAO, BA 2012


FRCS (OMFS) 2019


Current Post: 

Fellow in Head and Neck Oncology with Reconstruction, UK.

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B Dent Surg 1992

MB BChBAO 2003

MRCS( Intercollegiate)2007 

MSc 2018



Current Post:

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BDS Glasgow 1989

MMedSci Sheffield 1999


MPHe Manchester 2004



FHEA 2007

FFPH 2007

MPhil Manchester 2010

ACIEA 2020

MCGDent 2021


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