Most students taking the UCAT and LNAT exams will be new to aptitude tests and so they are taught strategies on how to approach the tests. We explain the structure and content of each test and then focus on setting plenty of practice questions.
BMAT is the BioMedical Admissions Test and is required for applicants to the universities listed below: click on the links for further information about their test.
Royal Veterinary College
The BMAT course covers the full range of aptitudes and skills required to take the test. Through intensive question practice students build confidence and learn valuable test-taking skills.
David Game College provides applicants with extensive advice and support to prepare for the test, and the College is registered as a BMAT test centre so students are able to sit the test in College.
UKCAT is a compulsory aptitude test for applicants to the UK medical and dental schools listed below. It does not contain any curriculum or science content but focuses on exploring thinking and analytical skills, attributes considered to be valuable for health-care professionals.
- University of Aberdeen
- Bart's and the London School
- Brighton and Sussex Medical School
- Cardiff University
- University of Dundee
- Durham University
- University of East Anglia
- University of Edinburgh
- University of Glasgow
- Hull York Medical School
- Keele University
- King's College London
- University of Leeds
- University of Leicester
- University of Manchester
- Newcastle University
- University of Nottingham
- Peninsula Medical & Dental School
- Queen's University Belfast
- University of Sheffield
- University of Southampton
- University of St Andrews
- St George's, London
- Warwick* (*Graduate Entry)
The LNAT is a non-subject-specific aptitude test used by the universities listed below to help them distinguish between applicants to Law undergraduate programmes. Questions are designed to test powers of comprehension, interpretation, analysis and deduction.
Oxford and Cambridge (Oxbridge) admissions test
Oxford and Cambridge require admissions tests for many of their degree courses. We will help you make sure you are clear in terms of what is required of your application and help you every step of the way in completing the tests.
Most admissions tests for Oxford and Cambridge are taken in early November if they are external tests, otherwise the student will be tested at interview.
Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)
Thinking Skills Assessment is required for the following degrees at Oxford University:
- Philosophy, Politics and Economics
- Economics and Management
- Experimental Psychology
- Psychology and Philosophy
Thinking Skills Assessment is required for the following degrees at Cambridge University:
- Chemical Engineering
- Computer Science
- Land Economy
- Natural Sciences
- Politics, Psychology and Sociology
University College London Thinking Skills Assessment
Thinking Skills Assessment is required for the following degree at University College London
English Literature Admissions Test (ELAT) for Oxford University
History Aptitude Test
The Faculty of History at Oxford is working in partnership with Cambridge Assessment to administer the History Aptitude Test from November 2011. The test must be taken by all candidates applying for;