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Admissions Test for Medicine & Dentistry

Are you a Year 12 student considering applying to study medicine or dentistry?

UCAT now forms part of the entry requirements for all UK medical and dental schools.

Students applying for 2025 entry must sit the UCAT by 26 September 2024.

Students are encouraged to visit the UCAT website for information on how to book and prepare for the test.

Find out the essentials here.

UCAT is an admissions test, used by a consortium of UK and partner Universities to help select applicants for medicine and dentistry programmes. The test is used alongside other selection criteria such as academic qualifications and interviews. The UCAT is a computer-based test, delivered in Pearson VUE test centres throughout the UK and worldwide.

Find out about the test format here.

The universities and courses that require the UCAT can be found on the UCAT website.

Students should also check university websites for specific entry requirements, and note that the UCAS deadline for these courses is 15 October 2024.

Check out which universities require the UCAT here.

UCAT Test Dates:

UCAT registration opens on 14 May 2024 and testing takes place between 8 July and 26 September 2024.

It is strongly recommended that candidates book as early as possible.

Find out about test dates here.