Candidates will notice very little change, the changes are more to the quality assurance and construction of the test. International candidates will continue with the PLAB test in 2024.
The MLA has two components: the applied knowledge test (AKT) and the clinical and professional skills assessment (CPSA).
The AKT is a written assessment of applied clinical knowledge. The CPSA is a performance-based assessment of clinical and professional skills, knowledge and behaviours. It is set and delivered by:
As of now it will continue to retain its current name and meet the MLA requirements.
No, it remains unchanged.