2018 UCAT Registration

Registering at the right time for the UKCAT exam can be very important to get a good score. The test was first introduced in 2006 and is used to help medical schools differentiate between the high number of applications they receive, meaning it is important to get a good score and take the test at the right time!

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Registering at the right time for your UKCAT exam can be very important to achieving a good score!

The test was first introduced in 2006 and is used to help medical schools differentiate between the high number of applications they receive. This means it is important to score well and taking the test at the right time can be a big part of that!

All 5 sections of the UKCAT are multiple choice format and they cover the topics; verbal reasoning, decision making, quantitative reasoning, abstract reasoning and situational judgement. Different applicants will find different sections of this test challenging, with the abstract reasoning section being particularly unfamiliar to most students.

All 5 sections of the UKCAT are multiple choice format.

They cover the topics; Verbal reasoning, decision making, quantitative reasoning, abstract reasoning and situational judgement. Different applicants will find different sections of this test challenging, with the abstract reasoning section being particularly unfamiliar to most students.

UKCAT testing takes place between 2 July and 2 October 2018.

You must complete a two-step process using the Pearson VUE online registration system to register and then book a test. The first step is online registration with Pearson VUE online, this will then allow you to book a test. The registration period is open between 1st May and 18th September 2018. Once your registration is complete, you will be sent an email containing a password which allows you to book a test. The test costs £65 when booked before 31st August 2018 and £85 when booked after this date. You can register or book using this link.

Applicants can only take the ukcat once per application round and it can be a big decider in admissions tutors’ final decision. As a result, it is really important to prepare well for the test. Practicing the less familiar sections can greatly improve an applicant’s final score.

Here at UniAdmissions, we are experts in preparing applicants to assemble the best possible medical school application and this includes a stellar performance in the UKCAT.

All of our tutors are Oxford and Cambridge undergraduates and graduates, who scored in the top 10% nationally when they took the ukcat. Furthermore, we offer services to help students perfect their personal statement, fine-tune their application and prepare extensively for those all-important interviews.

This includes working with tutors who are specialist in each aspect of the process, including 4 x 1-hour mock interviews with senior tutors who deliver realistic interviews, followed up by full written and verbal feedback. We supplement this tailored, expert 1-on-1 tuition with a series of resources, such as our ‘Ultimate ukcat Guide’ with 1250 practice questions, providing you with content to work through at your own pace alongside your tutorials.

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