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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.
Relevant to
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

In addition to your UCAS application, check the University of Cambridge's website to see if you also need to complete a Cambridge Online Preliminary Application (COPA).

BMATMMLSTEPTSA CambridgeCambridge Law Test

University of Oxford

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.

  • Bedford College
    • Business
  • Birkbeck, University of London
    • Accounting 
    • Accounting and management with finance
    • Accounting and management 
    • Business
    • Business psychology
    • Computing
    • English 
    • Economic and social policy
    • Financial economics 
    • French studies 
    • German 
    • Language and/with global politics (French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish)
    • Language and/with politics (French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish)
    • Language and/with management (French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish)
    • Language and/with film/media (French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish)
    • Language and/with history (French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish) 
    • Linguistics and language
    • Management 
    • Mathematics 
    • Modern languages (French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish)
    • Spanish and Latin American studies (Spanish or Portuguese)
  • Birmingham Metropolitan College (Formerly Matthew Boulton College)
    • Business 
    • Dental technology
    • Electronic and control engineering
    • Electronics and communications engineering
    • Fashion design and realisation
    • Graphic design 
    • Music (production) 
    • Performing arts
  • ​Bishop Grosseteste University
    • Primary education with QTS (three years)
    • Primary teaching studies with QTS 
    • Professional studies (childhood and youth)
    • Professional studies (early childhood)
    • Professional studies (education)
  • University of Bolton
    • Dental technology
    • Nursing (adult) Bolton NHS Trust 
    • Nursing (adult) Central Manchester Foundation Trust 
    • Nursing (adult) Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Bournemouth University
    • Computer animation arts 
    • Computer visualisation and animation
    • Scriptwriting for film and television
    • Software development for animation, games and effects
  • Bradford College
    • Education and training
  • British School of Osteopathy
    • Osteopathy
  • Brunel University
    • Music 
    • Sonic arts
  • Buckinghamshire New University
    • Nursing (adult) 
    • Nursing (children's)
    • Nursing (mental health) 
    • Operating department practice
    • Social work 
    • Social work (postgraduate entry)
  • University of Cambridge
  • Cardiff University
    • Archaeology/French (four years)
    • Journalism
    • Media and sociology
    • Midwifery
    • Music
    • Nursing (adult)
    • Nursing (adult) March start
    • Nursing (child health)
    • Nursing (mental health)
    • Nursing (mental health) March start
    • Physics and music
  • City University London
    • Adult nursing 
    • Child nursing
    • Mental health nursing
    • Midwifery
  • University of Cumbria
    • Midwifery
  • Dearne Valley College
    • Early childhood studies 
    • Hair and beauty management
    • Health and social care
    • Public services
    • Sport and exercise
    • Travel and tourism management
  • De Montfort University
    • Journalism ​
    • Pharmacy (four years) 
    • Midwifery 
    • Nursing (adult nursing)
    • Nursing (child nursing)
    • Nursing (child nursing: decelerated)
    • Nursing (learning disability)
    • Nursing (learning disability: decelerated)
    • Nursing (mental health)
    • Nursing (mental health and child)
    • Nursing (mental health: decelerated)
    • Nursing (adult and child – dual registration)
    • Nursing (adult and learning disability – dual registration)
    • Nursing (adult and mental health – dual registration)
    • Nursing (child and learning disability – dual registration)
    • Nursing (mental health and learning disability – dual registration)
    • Social work
    • Youth work and community development 
    • Work with communities and young people
  • University of Dundee
    • Social work (postgraduate entry)
  • Edge Hill University
    • ​Paramedic practice
  • The University of Edinburgh
    • Biological sciences (Global SELECT Pathway)
    • Chemistry (Global SELECT Pathway) 
    • Engineering (Global SELECT Pathway)
    • Mathematics (Global SELECT Pathway)
    • Physics (Global SELECT Pathway)
  • The University of Essex
    • Oral health sciences (top-up)
    • Multimedia journalism
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
    • Multimedia journalism
  • The University of Gloucestershire
    • Primary education: 3 – 7 Foundation/Keystage 1
    • Primary education: 5 – 11 Keystage 1/Keystage 2
  • Goldsmiths, University of London
    • Social work 
    • Social work (postgraduate entry)
  • University of Greenwich
    • Midwifery
    • Nursing (children's nursing)
    • Nursing (adult nursing)
    • Nursing (mental health nursing)
    • Nursing (learning disabilities nursing)
    • Paramedic science
  • Hackney Community College
    • Art and design
  • Heart of Worcestershire College (formerly known as North East Worcestershire College & Worcestershire College of Technology)
    • Social work
  • University of Hertfordshire
    • Diagnostic radiography and imaging 
    • Nursing with registration (adult) 
    • Nursing with registration (child) 
    • Nursing with registration (learning disabilities)
    • Social work
  • The University of Hull
    • Midwifery
    • Social work
    • Social work (postgraduate)
  • Kensington and Chelsea College
    • Early years 
    • Teaching in the lifelong learning sector
  • The University of Kent
    • Journalism
    • Law
    • Politics and international relations (Bidiplome)
    • Social work
  • King's College London (University of London)
    • Midwifery practice and registration as a midwife 
    • Midwifery studies with registration as a midwife 
    • Nursing studies with registration as a nurse (children's nursing) 
    • Nursing studies with registration – children's nursing (graduate entry)
    • Nursing studies with registration as a nurse (adult nursing) 
    • Nursing studies with registration  adult (graduate entry)
    • Nursing studies with registration as a nurse (mental health nursing) 
    • Nursing studies with registration (mental health)
  • Kingston University
    • Adult nursing 
    • Aerospace engineering (maintenance, repair and overhaul)
    • Children's nursing 
    • Drama 
    • Learning disability nursing
    • Mental health nursing 
    • Midwifery (for graduates) three years
    • Midwifery (registered midwife) 
    • Primary teaching 
    • Social work 
    • Social work masters (postgraduate)
  • Kirklees College
    • Animal management
  • Lancaster University
    • Accounting, auditing and finance
  • Liverpool John Moores University
    • Electrical and electronic engineering 
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Mechanical and marine engineering 
    • Midwifery 
    • Pharmacy
  • London Metropolitan University
    • Social work 
    • Social work (postgraduate entry) 
  • London South Bank University
    • Adult nursing
    • Children's nursing
    • ​Diagnostic radiography
    • Drama and performance
    • Learning disability nursing
    • Midwifery practice
    • Mental health nursing
    • Operating department practice
    • Occupational therapy
    • Social work 
    • Therapeutic radiography 
  • The Manchester Metropolitan University
    • Social work 
    • Social work (MA)
  • University of Manchester
    • American studies 
    • English literature 
    • English literature and American studies
    • English literature with creative writing
    • History and American studies
    • Medicine (six years, including foundation year)
    • Medicine 
    • Midwifery 
    • Social work (postgraduate entry)
  • MidKent College
    • Performing arts 
    • Performing arts (production)
  • New College Durham
    • Social work
  • New College Telford
    • Music production
  • University of Northampton
    • Dental nursing 
    • Early childhood studies
    • Health and social care 
    • Midwifery 
    • Nursing (adult) 
    • Nursing (child) 
    • Nursing (learning disabilities)
    • Nursing (mental health)
    • Paramedic science 
    • Primary education (3 – 7 years) leading to QTS 
    • Primary education leading to QTS (general primary)
    • Social work
  • Nottingham Trent University
    • Primary education (QTS) 
    • Secondary design and technology education (QTS)
  • University of Oxford
  • Pearson College
    • Business and Enterprise (Top-Up) 
    • BA (Hons) Business Management 
    • BA (Hons) Business Management with Finance
    • BA (Hons) Business Management with Global Industries
    • BA (Hons) Business Management with Law 
    • BA (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship
    • BA (Hons) Business Management with Marketing
  • Plymouth University
    • Midwifery (pre-registration)
  • University of Portsmouth
    • Journalism
    • Nursing (adult) 
    • Pharmacy 
    • Social work
  • Ruskin College Oxford
    • Social work
  • St Helens University Centre
    • Music production and sound design
  • The University of Salford
    • Social policy 
    • Social work studies 
    • Social work studies (postgraduate entry)
  • South & City College Birmingham
    • Advanced practice in early years education
    • HND in biological sciences for industry 
    • Computing and systems development 
    • Sport and exercise science
  • University of South Wales
    • Journalism 
    • Sound engineering
  • Teesside University
    • Diagnostic radiography
  • Wakefield College
    • Computing
  • University of the West of Scotland
    • Adult nursing
    • Adult nursing with registration
    • Education
    • Mental health nursing 
    • Mental health nursing with registration 
    • Midwifery
    • Social work
  • University of Westminster
    • Fashion merchandise management
  • York College
    • Nursing (extended)