COSECA Membership Categories
Member Specialist (MSCS)
Medical Specialists who have satisfactorily completed their specialist Surgical Training in Institutions other than the College of Surgeons and elected into Membership having satisfied the Council of the College that they possess qualifications entitling them to be Member Specialists of the College.
Medical Practitioners who have satisfactorily completed their Basic Surgical Training and have passed the prescribed membership examinations in surgery and related specialties of the College of Surgeons.
Medical or Dental Practitioners who have commenced their post-graduate training in surgery, or allied professions. Candidates for admission as Associate Members shall be proposed and seconded by Fellows of the College in writing on prescribed forms and accompanied by supporting letters from the proposer and seconder. The Council of the College shall carry out election of Associate Members.
Three categories of membership can be applied for online. These are Member Specialist, Associate Member and Affiliate Member.
Ordinary Membership is obtained by medical practitioners who have satisfactorily completed their Basic Surgical Training and have passed the prescribed membership examinations in surgery and related specialties of the College of Surgeons. Please see the Constitution for more detailed information.
Before applying, please have ready electronic copies of the following:
- A passport style photo
- Reference letters from two COSECSA Fellows supporting your application
If your application is accepted you will need to pay the Fellowship registration fee. This can be paid online or in cash to one of your country representatives.
- Affiliate Membership registration fee is $100
- Associate Membership registration fee is $150
- Member Specialist registration fee is $300
- Annual Membership subscription fee is $50