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The UCAT Test

You need to sit the UKCAT test to apply for most UK medical schools. The UKCAT test is not a difficult exam, and it’s easy enough to get a good score provided you put in the effort when the time is right. There’s no need to spend months preparing. Typically, a month or three weeks…

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The UCAT Exam Structure

The UCAT/UKCAT exam structure contains 5 sections: All sections of the UCAT/UKCAT exam structure contain a series of questions which must be completed certain time frame. The structure is the following: Verbal Reasoning Verbal reasoning has 44 questions to answer in 22 minutes. It is scored between 300-900. You have roughly 30 seconds to answer…

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UCAT Scoring

The UKCAT score contains the scores for the Verbal Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Reasoning and Abstract Reasoning sections and is based on the number of correctly answered questions. The UKCAT is not negatively marked – this means you do not have points deducted for incorrect answers. Each section has a different number of questions, thus…

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UCAT Verbal Reasoning Top Tips

The UCAT Verbal Reasoning section aims to assess the accuracy and speed of reading – important traits for a doctor. Verbal Reasoning is similar to a comprehension test. You need to be able to find relevant information, then analyse statements related to the passage. You have just under 30 seconds to answer each question (44…