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University Admission Tests

New admissions tests from this year

University of Cambridge pre-interview assessments (sat on 2 November 2016)
The University of Cambridge is introducing pre-interview assessments for a number of courses. Find out more.

TSA Chemistry (sat on 2 November 2016)
This year, students applying to the University of Oxford to study Chemistry will need to take the new Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Chemistry. You need to ensure that these students are registered for TSA Chemistry, NOT TSA Oxford. Find out more.

Test of Mathematics for University Admission (sat on 9 November 2016)
This year, Durham University and Lancaster University are inviting candidates to take this test for certain Mathematics courses. The test is not compulsory, however a good performance on this test may result in a reduced offer. Find out more.

Existing admissions tests

BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
BMAT is an admissions test for applicants to Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Science and Dentistry courses at certain universities. Visit our website to see which universities require BMAT.

University of Oxford admissions tests
We administer admissions tests which are used as part of the application process for a range of courses at the University of Oxford. Information on each of the tests can be found on our website.

Imperial College London
Applicants for undergraduate Maths courses at Imperial College London need to take MAT. Find out more on our website.

If you need to sit an admissions test for your choice of course please click here to complete the form.

Entry deadlines for the form are:

BMAT : BioMedical Admissions Test: Thursday 29 September

CAT: Classics Admissions Test: Thursday 13 October

ELAT: English Literature Admissions Test: Thursday 13 October

MAT: Maths Aptitude Test: Thursday 13 October

PHIL: The Philosophy Test: Thursday 13 October

HAT: History Aptitude Test: Please see an Exams Officer

PAT: Physics Aptitude Test: Please see an Exams Officer

TSA’s: Thinking Skills Assessments: Please see an Exams Officer

LNAT: Law National Aptitude Test: Please see an Exams Officer

STEP: Sixth Term Exam Paper {Maths}: Thursday 20 April

University of Cambridge pre-interview assessment: Thursday 13 October

Test of Mathematics for University admission {Durham/Lancaster}: Thursday 13 October