Pearson - University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)

The University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) is an admissions test used for medical degree programmes.  It is a computer-based test delivered in Pearson VUE test centres worldwide.

Applicants for the MBBS Programme in the School of Medicine are required to fulfill a UCAT exam administered at UKH.  Some useful information regarding UCAT:

  • Tests: Verbal Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Situational Judgement
  • Test Length: 2 hours
  • Fees: £115; paid directly to Pearson online
  • Test Venue: UKH Main Campus
  • Valid Passport required
  • Minimum Score for Competition: 1900
  • Applicants with minimum score of 2200 are exempted from the English requirement.

  • Any applicant who takes the UCAT in JULY with a score of 2400 and above will be exempted from competition and will be admitted directly to the programme.

  • Applicants taking UCAT after July will be included in the general pool for competition.

  • UCAT Exam Dates – tentative total number of exams available from July to September

    • July – every Wednesday and Thursday (weeks of 9th, 16th, 23rd July)
    • August – every Wednesday and Thursday (4 weeks)
    • September every Wednesday and Thursday (4 weeks)
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