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Admissions tests

Here, you can find details for some of the more well-known admissions tests, as well as some that course providers run themselves.
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Be aware that some course providers might add new tests but, if so, they should be mentioned in the course description.

Well-known tests

Most admissions tests happen at the start of the academic cycle, so if you do need to take one you'll need to register for it early – possibly before you've sent your application off.

Many of the courses that use admissions tests are also the courses that have the 15 October application deadline – so it's worth checking these details in advance.

Law

Cambridge Law TestLNAT

Mathematics

MATSTEP

Medical courses

BMATGAMSATHPATUK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT)

Thinking Skills Assessment

TSA CambridgeTSA OxfordTSA UCL

University of Cambridge

Most applicants need to take a written admission assessment, either pre-interview or at interview. You must be registered for your pre-interview written assessment, separately from your UCAS application. For the BMAT, the deadline for registration is 1 October. For all other pre-interview assessments, the deadline is 18:00 (UK time) on 15 October. For further information, visit the University of Cambridge website.

In addition to your UCAS application, you will need to complete a Supplementary Application Questionnaire (SAQ). Applicants from outside the EU are also required to complete a Cambridge Online Preliminary Application (COPA).

Cambridge Admissions AssessmentsBMATSTEPTSA CambridgeCambridge Law Test

University of Oxford

Most applicants need to take an admissions test. You must be registered for your test/s, separately from your UCAS application. For BMAT, the deadline for registration is 1 October. For LNAT, the deadline for registration is 5 October. For all other tests, the deadline is 18:00 (UK time) on 15 October. For further information, visit the University of Oxford website.

BMATCATELATHATLNATMATMLATOLATPAT, PHIL, TSA Oxford


Course providers' own tests

Click on the providers below to find out which of their courses have an associated admissions test.