NMC Competence Test Centre (CTC)

NMC Competence Test Centre (CTC) @ Magee

At Ulster University we provide part two of the NMC’s Test of Competence for nurses and midwives seeking registration to work in the UK with a designated test centre at our Magee Campus based in Derry~Londonderry.

The NMC will notify you of your eligibility to take part two (OSCE examination). In order to qualify for Part two you must have successfully completed part one and have provided the NMC with the correct documents.

To understand our processes, please refer to our important documents which can be viewed in our Supporting Documentation section.

We have also developed a candidate information booklet which will help you prepare for your OSCE examination.

Use the options below to access further information on the OSCE examination.


Northern Ireland has three regional airports all served by the efficient Airporter and Translink bus services; Belfast International, George Best Belfast City, and City of Derry, o ering regular, a ordable ights to the mainland with key airlines including:

There are also a number of ferry options available at poferries.com

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Find out more information about undertaking your OSCE (Part two) at Ulster University.


Important information about travelling to Northern Ireland and where to stay.


See our information regarding costs and how to book your OSCE test.

Trusts and Agencies

Information on how to book for NHS Trusts and Agencies.


How to Contact the NMC Competence Test Centre at Ulster University.


More information surrounding the NMC Competence Test Centre

Supporting Documentation

View our important documents which will help you prepare for the OSCE.


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